Intensified protest enters second week in Leard State Forest

In what is heating up to be another intense week of protest, activists from Maules Creek have again stopped work today, with one person locking himself to a bulldozer. Scott Burgess, 37 has immobilized a machine that is clearing the Leard State Forest for Whitehaven...

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...

‘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...