Whitehaven Coal Shutdown – Act Up 5: Shenanigans

Maules Creek Mine – SHUT DOWN for over 2 hours Tarrawonga Mine – SHUT DOWN for over 6 hours Rocglen Mine – SHUT DOWN for over 6 hours  Gunnedah Coal Handling and Processing Plant – SHUT DOWN for 9 hours Newcastle – the world’s...

Guest Blog Post – Noemie Huttner-Koros

We were very excited to receive a $450 donation from Noemie Huttner-Koros yesterday. What makes it so special is that in lieu of receiving presents for her 18th birthday, she asked her friends and family to support the LeardBlockade. We wish you a very happy birthday...

Maules Creek Mine Target of Renewed Peaceful Protest Campaign

Two young people have locked themselves to a barrel filled with concrete blocking access to the main entrance of Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine in the Leard State Forest. The protest is part of an ongoing campaign against the controversial mine which puts at...

#LeardBlockade BBQ Day draws locals and traditional owners to camp

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Yesterday saw the #LeardBlockade throw open the gates to locals in our first of monthly BBQ days. This new monthly event aims to demystify the camp and its inhabitants, and to help local people understand why the campaign is...

Government undecided on Maules Creek, court hearing delayed

A Media Release from our alliance partners at Maules Creek Community Council The NSW Government has indicated it has not yet made a decision on whether to approve or reject the revised Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for the Maules Creek Coal Mine. The newly...

Mark Vaile’s ICAC appearance draws Maules Creek protest

SYDNEY — A group of protesters have gathered outside the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) this morning as Whitehaven Coal chair Mark Vaile is expected to have his day in the witness box. The Leard Forest Alliance, a group of environmental...

Be a hero Pru

A group of over a dozen environmentalists dressed as superheroes and forest creatures have been joined by a choir at the electorate office of Planning Minister, Pru Goward. The group, which includes locals from Goward’s Goulburn electorate, are calling for her to ‘be...

Japanese Campaigners join the Leard Blockade (Japanese) リアード・フォレスト・アライアンス 日本人活動家がリアード・ブロケードをサポート

リアード・フォレスト・アライアンス 日本人活動家がリアード・ブロケードをサポート   モールス・クリークを訪問した熱帯林行動ネットワーク(JATAN)は今朝、出光のボガブライ炭鉱の運搬網を止めるブロケードに合流した。JATANは、リアード州有林の破壊停止を求めるリアード・フォレスト・アライアンス(LFA)の活動に参加した。JATANとLFAは、モールス・クリーク・プロジェクトの建設工事の停止と日本の国際協力銀行(JBIC)によるボガブライ炭鉱への融資凍結を求めている。  ...

3 days to stop the Spring Slaughter.. and counting

  Dodgy Whitehaven are at it again! Please Call Pru Goward and email Stokes, Goward and McNally go to  leardstateforest.good.do/stop-the-spring-slaughter-in-the-leard/call-pru-goward-now/ On the 2nd of September Maules Creek Community Council should have been heard in...