The Bylong Valley Protection Alliance (BVPA), represented by the Environmental Defenders Office, has successfully defended the Independent Planning Commission’s (IPC) refusal to approve a brand new coal mine on prime agricultural land in the Bylong Valley, NSW.
MidCoast Knitting Nannas and friends gathered in Tuncurry, on Worimi country to meet with Elders, Auntie’s Janice and Nolene, who welcomed them to country and who look forward to walking in friendship into the future with the Nannas. This memorable day was an inspiring and perfect ending to a terrible year.
A National Day of Action Against Gas was held today and lots of Nannas participated despite the heat. A gas-led recovery from covid is just stupid. The kiddies want a renewables-led recovery. Listen to your Nannas. Before we all fry.
NSW State Member for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, presented Felicity Cahill with a NSW Government Community Service Award last week, acknowledging her tireless volunteer service in her local community of Drake.
Ten NSW Knitting Nanna Loops have written to the NSW Minister for Mental Health, Bronnie Taylor, about the effects of Petroleum Exploration Licences (PELs) on mental health in rural areas. PELs which have been unused for many years are deemed to be expired, and the government is supposed to cancel them. This has not been done, and these dead but