Nannas were out in the pouring rain on the 21st May 2021 to support the kids at the #SS4C in #Newcastle We had brollys for protection. What will these kids have for protection in the future if we don’t stop the #FossilFools from burning the planet?! The recent announcement of the $600 million gas power plant has caused a big […]

Nannas on Tour

Day 1 – Nannas arrive in Warren Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends’ first stop in Warren was at the Window on the Wetland Centre (WOW). An information centre built around an old church moved from the town. Needing to stretch our legs we went off on the nearby walk around Tiger Bay Wetlands. A lovely walk with dead trees silhouetted in

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Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends are leaving the “cafes, dinner parties and wine bars of our inner cities” to find out what people living in north-western NSW want the state and federal governments to spend our money on instead of expanding the gas industry. The Sydney Knitting Nannas’ #fundourfuturenotgas listening tour will start in Warren where Nannas will hear from

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Knitting Nannas Against Gas Lismore will be in action outside Kevin Hogan MP’s Lismore Office in Molesworth Street on Thursday April 29 at 8.30am. Nannas will be putting the heat under Mr Hogan, and the Federal government, to “Fund Our Future Not Gas”.“We object to the Federal government plans for a ‘gas led recovery’ which keeps us

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Nannas are participating across the country! Join this week of action to show your MP how many better ways to spend billions of dollars there are, instead of oil and gas projects. 350.org are the coordinators – click here: Armidale and Tamworth KNAG and supporter’s will knit outside Barnaby Joyce’s office 10.30am to 12 MD Friday 30/4/21 in support of the

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Kicking off our 10 days of actions, to let Scott Morrison (ScoMo) & Dr David Gillespie MP know that the MidCoast Knitting Nannas, along with Knitting Nannas, 350.org, Lock The Gate Alliance, GetUp! & community groups across Australia, want a people’s recovery, not handouts for oil & gas companies. Together, we’re going to demand this government get it right, so

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Knitting Nannas held rallies in Sydney and Canberra on March 17 against the expansion of coal and gas mining. Nannas are particularly outraged by governments continuing to prop up coal and gas companies by spending taxpayer dollars to subsidise these industries. Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends marched to the beat of drums from the NSW Minerals Council’s offices in O’Connell

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Yesterday, Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends welcomed back both houses of parliament after the summer break. Singers and musicians entertained the public at the top end of Martin Place while Nannas talked to passers-by and handed out leaflets listing the priorities for NSW politicians in this first term of parliament for 2021. Several politicians stopped for a chat and took

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Water campaigners called on NSW Parliament to oppose the Coalition Government’s bid to allow massive floodplain harvesting of overland flows which will jeopardise the survival of the struggling Murray Darling Basin. Water for Rivers spokesperson Tracey Carpenter said, “Any bid to license the current excesses in the capture of floodwater in massive private dams threatens the survival of rivers. It’s

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Protect Koala Habitat

In November last year, the Local Land Services (Amendment) Bill 2020 was narrowly defeated when the Honourable Catherine Cusack lived up to her title and crossed the floor to put the survival of the Koala species ahead of her party loyalty.  Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends commend the Hon Ms Cusack for joining with Labor, The Greens, the Animal Justice

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