Geo physicist chains himself to whitehaven coal blast rig

A 62 year old geo-physicist has locked himself to a drill rig in Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mining project in the another day of disruption at the site. Glen Torr, from Canberra, is calling upon Greg Hunt to revoke approval and suspend all construction work...

#leardblockade Actup3

JOIN THE #LEARDBLOCKADE FRONTLINE The campaign to protect the Leard State Forest and to stop Whitehaven Coal’s dirty Maules Creek coal mine is going from strength to strength as our numbers grow. Hundreds of people have now visited the forest and participated in a...

‘Hollow Promises’ Tree Sit at Boggabri reaches 36 hours!

A man who climbed a Box Gum tree on Sunday evening in an area of the Leard forest slated for imminent clearing for the expansion of the Boggabri mine is maintaining his tree-top vigil this morning. Click here for full media statement. Share...

Leard forest tree occupation enters second day

A man who climbed a Box Gum tree on Sunday evening in an area of the Leard forest slated for imminent clearing for the expansion of the Boggabri mine is maintaining his tree-top vigil this morning. The platform on which he is suspended in the tree is in the middle of...

Tripod blocks gates at Whitehaven’s Gunnedah coal loader

A 21-year-old man has suspended himself from a tripod this morning, blocking the gates to Whitehaven Coal’s coal rail loader at Gunnedah, as a group of people gather to support his actions and protest the company’s plans to clear a large part of Leard State Forest in...