Fifth generation farming family side with traditional owners and environmentalists against miners


Out here at Maules Creek, we face a make-or-break fight to defend the core things we value: our forest, land, water and air, our community, and our ability to farm the land. Having exhausted all official avenues, we are rising up as a community this Australia Day weekend and putting ourselves on the line to blockade the mine site.
 Phil Laird, fifth generation Maules Creek farmer. Read more in The Guardian.