Brian Walters QC comments on the spying scandal associated with Energy Minister Martin Ferguson, who is using taxpayer money to spy on peaceful community groups who are protesting against his pro-coal and pro-gas fossil fuel agenda. Cross-posted from Brian Walters’ blog.
The HRL proposed new coal-fired power station is being propped up by a $100 million grant provided by taxpayers. HRL have not met their milestones and the Federal Government now has grounds to remove the grant. Removing the subsidy will kill this insane project. Come along to the rally and call for Feds to take HRL’s grant away. Wednesday 1 February, 12.30pm, Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne.
Martin Ferguson is an energy minister that prefers 19th Century fossil fuels over renewables, and he’s not afraid to show it. Come along to this early morning action on Tuesday 13 December in East Melbourne before his speech to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) to let him know we want renewable energy, not coal, gas, oil and Uranium.
During May LIVE (Locals into Victoria’s Environment) is hosting a grandparent-led, month long vigil on the steps of the Victorian Parliament House. They’ll be there, from 11 am to 3 pm, every day in May, including weekends. Each day there will be a speaker at 1 pm.
Both the state and federal governments are putting our money into building a new coal-fired power station in the Latrobe Valley. We cannot let this insanity happen. Come along to a rally against this project on Monday 11 April, 9.30am, Federation Square, Melbourne.
Don’t miss the most important action of the year!
Join us to put the heat on our politicians at this state election to Replace ALL of Hazelwood brown-coal power station.
Saturday 6 November, 1pm
State Library, corner Swanston and Latrobe streets, City
Wednesday 3 November, 5.30-6.30pm, 112 Smith St, Collingwood.
For the last nine months, rain, hail or shine, committed members of Yarra Climate Action Now have been “rebranding” Richmond Labor MP Richard Wynne EVERY SINGLE WEEK!
We would like to invite you to celebrate the 40th rebranding in a row with us!
Sunday 10 October
corner of Brodribb & Nadenbouschs Rds, Hazelwood.
Are You In? from Environment Victoria on Vimeo. Environment Victoria are moving to a position of political activism in this year of climatically critical State and Federal elections. This solid responsible environmental NGO known for its careful policy recommendations is pushing to mobilize all Victorians – 5 million people to become actively involved in safeguarding [...]
YCAN’s re-branding sessions outside the office of Richard Wynne, Labor member for Richmond are catching people’s attention. See coverage below from the Melbourne Leader and Melbourne Times. Please get in touch to help with the campaign to get Victoria out of coal and into renewable energy: yarracan -at- gmail.com, or drop in to a re-branding [...]