People power! Queensland government to prosecute Adania

Celebrate people power: #StopAdani for good! WHEN: 3.30-5.30pm Thursday 6th September WHERE: Outside Parliament, 2A George St, Brisbane BRING: Your banners, #StopAdani t-shirt and NOISE makers!


Celebrate people power:#StopAdani for good!

Hosted by Stop Adani Tweed Coast, Stop Adani Byron Shire, Jonathan Sri, Councillor for The Gabba, Galilee Blockade, Stop Adani Lismore, Stop Adani Gold Coast, Stop Adani Sunshine Coast, Stop Adani Brisbane, Frontline Action on Coal, FLAC - SE QLD, Stop Adani - Wynnum Manly

Today from 15:30-17:30

Parliament House, Brisbane

The Queensland [Labor]





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government has announced it is prosecuting Adani for polluting Great Barrier Reef waters!

'This is a huge win for people power and everyone who has taken action over the last 17 months to call for Adani to be prosecuted.

'Now we’re changing this event to be a huge celebration of our efforts and to give us the energy to keep pushing to stop the mine for good!

'Join us for a free music concert (with music from Jackie Marshall and Hussy Hicks, short dance-off and a quick update on where to next in our ongoing fight to #StopAdani once and for all and move Australia beyond coal.

'Tomorrow is the final sitting day of Qld Parliament for the week. Bring your noise makers, pots and pans and instruments — lets make sure they leave with the sounds of the #StopAdani movement ringing in their ears.

'We won’t stop until the mine is stopped once and for all and Galilee coal is safely in the ground.

'WHAT DOES THE NEWS MEAN? The Queensland government will take Indian mining giant Adani to court,
alleging one of its companies illegally released coal-laden water near the Great Barrier Reef. See more here:

'Adani must now go to court to defend their actions. If found guilty they could face far greater penalties, including a suspension of their suitability to operate at Abbot Point.

'It’s clear Adani can’t be trusted with our Reef, climate, groundwater.

'This latest news is yet another sign the project doesn’t stack up and why the federal government and state government must step up and StopAdani now.'

 Adani prosecuted over release of coal-laden water
near Great Barrier Reef

By Allyson Horn

Updated yesterday at 5:26pm

'The Queensland Government launches legal action against Indian mining giant Adani, alleging one of its companies released water near the Great Barrier Reef with eight times more sediment than it was licensed to.'

'The Queensland Government will take Indian mining giant Adani to court, alleging one of its companies illegally released coal-laden water near the Great Barrier Reef.

'Abbot Point Bulkcoal, owned by Adani, was given a temporary emission licence to release some sediment water at its central Queensland coal terminal during Cyclone Debbie in 2017.

'But the Government claimed the concentration of coal dust in the discharged water exceeded the approved levels by more than 800 per cent. ...

'Environment Minister Leanne Enoch said the decision to prosecute was made after months of legal and scientific advice.

'"Queenslanders have an expectation that companies are held to account for their actions and I'm pleased to see the department acting in line with those expectations today," she said. ... '

Celebrate with Cupcakes - Coal Out of Politics at State Library

Friday from 17:00-18:00

Public · Hosted by Stop Adani Melbourne and 3 others
State Library Victoria
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Coal Out of Politics! Snap Rally in Melbourne!

Public · Hosted by Stop Adani Melbourne and 9 others

State Library of Victoria

'Snap rallies are taking place across the country, with people standing up to say NO! to the coal lobby running our democracy!'

Act Up: #EndCoal in Newcastle "The Northern Rivers Road Trip":
9 Sept–16 Sept

Public · Hosted by Stop Adani Tweed Coast and 5 others

'Mystery Dingo Environmental Tours will be hitting the road once again to Newcastle to #ENDCOAL 10 seats to fill.'

ACT UP: #EndCoal Newcastle

Hosted by FLAC - Sydney, Central Coast & Hunter Region and 5 others

12 Sept–16 Sept

September 12-16th (Arrive Tuesday 11th)

'Frontline Action on Coal and Newcastle Climate Justice Uprising are inviting you to come and take part in a week of civil disobedience training and direct action against the world's largest coal port. This event will take place on Awabakal & Worimi country in Newcastle. ... '

Canberra: Climate Justice Bootcamp

Public · Hosted by Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network and 3 others

Daily, 6 Oct – 7 Oct

To be confirmed - Canberra City

'Run by and for young people, Climate Justice Bootcamp is a weekend of training, skill-sharing and networking that’s open to any young person. This isn’t a conference or a talkfest - it’s a launchpad for real action and hard-hitting campaigns to solve the climate crisis.

'Hundreds of young people from all walks of life will gather at Climate Justice Bootcamps in every state & territory this spring.


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