There has been concerted community opposition to the two mines since 2010 from all sectors of the community including local farmers and environmentalists.
Non Violent Direct Actions have been varied and have included mass walk-ons, tree-sits, lock-ons and the infamous hoax media release by Jono Moylan.
Participants are equally varied and have included local farmers, Russ Watts (84yo birdwatcher), Bill Ryan (92yo WW2 Vet), Marion Rose (former DPP solicitor), Raymond McLaren (75yo Business owner), Religious leaders, Medics, Mothers and the superhero BatGrrrls.
Check out our news section to see heaps of our NVDA actions.
For more information on NVDA, check out CounterAct’s resources.