Choir blocks Whitehaven Coal transport

Singers from the  Ecopella choir have stopped work today as part of ongoing protests to protect Leard State Forest, the surrounding Maules Creek community and the planet from coal mine expansion. Miguel Heatwole, 54, Dallas de Brabander, 60 and Andrew Lenart, 51, have...

Initial clearing of Leard State Forest by Whitehaven Coal These photos were taken Wednesday 15 January, apparently showing breach of the ‘limit of disturbance’ boundary in preliminary work by Whitehaven Coal for its Maules Creek coal project.  Share...

Tree-sit protest stops work by Whitehaven Coal in Leard State Forest A tree-sit in place preventing clearing of Leard State Forest by Whitehaven Coal for its Maules Creek coal mine in north west NSW. Share...

Maules Creek protestors step up blockade amid attempts to shut it down

Media Release, 15 January 2014 Protestors today have again blockaded the site of Whitehaven’s controversial Maules Creek coal project in North West NSW, ensuring work is stopped from clearing the forest for construction of rail infrastructure. The project, located in...