Community Health Concerns as Protesters Target Whitehaven Coal

Today two women have locked themselves to barrels filled with concrete blocking access to Whitehaven Coal’s Tarrawonga Mine supported by a group of 20 protesters. Mildi Palmer, 33, and Lindy Boyko, 54, are both concerned about the health of the community as a result...

Leard Forest Alliance ‘No Action Day’ in Support of Gomeroi

The Leard Forest Alliance has made a commitment not to undertake any protests to show support for the Gomeroi’s visit tomorrow to sacred sites desecrated by Idemitsu Resources’ Boggabri mine. Tomorrow 90 elders, and traditional owners will visit sacred scar trees to...

PROTESTS CONTINUE AT MAULES CREEK MINE SITE

Whitehaven Coal’s controversial Maules Creek mine has again been targeted by 20 protesters this morning. Two of the protesters, Rachel Mundy, 23, and Matthew Winter, 21, have chained themselves to a barrel filled with concrete which is obstructing access to the site....

Whitehaven Coal continue work in the forest clearing

On June 12 Whitehaven Coal agreed to stop their winter clearing of the Leard State Forest in the face of a legal injunction request from the Maules Creek Community Council. Their clearing, commenced after making questionable changes to their Biodiversity Management...

BREAKFAST PROTEST ON THE ROADSIDE AT MAULES CREEK

A group of 20 Leard Blockade protestors have held a breakfast protest on the side of the road into Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine project.  One protestor, Christine Charles, 20, has locked herself onto a truck carrying a massive crane into the mine and...
#LEARDBLOCKADE STANDS WITH JONO

#LEARDBLOCKADE STANDS WITH JONO

As Jonathan Moylan faced sentencing today… the camp decided to visually show how we #StandwithJono UPDATE: It seems Jono will have to wait until another date to learn his fate… until then we will continue to stand with Jono! This slideshow requires...

COMMUNITY PROTESTS RAMP UP AGAINST WHITEHAVEN COAL

In a third day of community resistance, protester concerned with the coal mining in the Leard State Forest in the state’s north-west have taken action to block access to mining infrastructure. Two protester, Scarlett Squire, 21, and Beth Gibson, 22 have chained...

FARMER TAKES ACTION AGAINST WHITEHAVEN COAL

  In a second day of action, protesters have blocked the access roads into Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine in the Leard State Forest calling for an end to the controversial mining project. Among the protesters today is 53 year-old farmer Annette Schneider who...

Fresh round of protests target Whitehaven Coal

  Fresh protests have swept the Leard State Forest today, with a protest action to hamper the construction of Whitehaven Coal’s controversial Maules Creek project. Environmentalist Sam Hagen, 25, and  social worker Courtney Hagan, 23, both from Queensland, have...

Whitehaven it’s our NAIDOC not yours

GOMEROI TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS PRESS RELEASE The Gomeroi Traditional Custodians and their supporters raised over $2000 in order to return Whitehaven Maules Creeks $1500 donation to peoples day NAIDOC Week citing refusal to accept unethical funding after a year long...