#leardblockade Actup3

JOIN THE #LEARDBLOCKADE FRONTLINE The campaign to protect the Leard State Forest and to stop Whitehaven Coal’s dirty Maules Creek coal mine is going from strength to strength as our numbers grow. Hundreds of people have now visited the forest and participated in a...

Leard forest tree occupation enters second day

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. The platform on which he is suspended in the tree is in the middle of...

Tripod blocks gates at Whitehaven’s Gunnedah coal loader

A 21-year-old man has suspended himself from a tripod this morning, blocking the gates to Whitehaven Coal’s coal rail loader at Gunnedah, as a group of people gather to support his actions and protest the company’s plans to clear a large part of Leard State Forest in...

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...