Loggers and thugs attack protest camp in Tasmania’s Tarkine

In a frightening attack, a group of men terrorised a volunteer last night at the Bob Brown Foundation Tarkine protest blockade.

A protest blockade has been in place since September 2018 in the Tarkine’s ancient Sumac rainforest, threatened by logging. The rainforest has remained intact due to the peaceful occupation by hundreds of volunteers and Foundation campaign staff over the last eight months.

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Greens Vote Strong in Queensland as Morrison Avoids the Word 'Adani'

Brown whacks Viellaris: suppressed poll shows slump in Adani support.

Today’s Courier Mail poll showing 12% of Queensland voters are more likely to vote Greens, following the Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy, boosts the likelihood of Greens Senator Larissa Waters’ re-election on Saturday, former Greens Leader Bob Brown said today.

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Morrison the fox in charge of Australia's extinction crisis

Australia’s Prime Minister and Ministers for the Environment are culpable for ignoring the continent’s worst extinction rate on Earth, Bob Brown, whose foundation has just completed its Stop Adani Convoy, said today.

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600 AT EMU PARK LANTERN PARADE AS ADANI CONVOY PASSES THROUGH ROCKY - BROWN HECKLED BY FRINGE PROTESTERS

The Stop Adani Convoy passed through Rockhampton this afternoon and settled for the evening with 600 people, including hundreds of locals at Emu Park in a lantern parade for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Media Release: STOP ADANI CONVOY HEADS INTO CENTRAL QUEENSLAND.

Gautam Adani’s coal company is greeting the Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy with an anti-convoy ‘save Adani’ advertising blitz.

“Lucas Dow knows where to contact me but clearly doesn’t care to,” Bob Brown said in Harvey Bay this morning, as the convoy proceeds to Rockhampton, Yepoon and Emu Park. After the 4,000-strong rally in Brisbane on Monday, the next convoy event will be a rally for the Great Barrier Reef in Airlie Beach on Friday.

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Notes on hate media reporting

Whilst this is a side issue to the need for global action to secure the planet’s future well being, the corrupting role of a section of the fourth estate’s Murdoch media in our democracy is here addressed.

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Shorten, Convoy Converge on Brisbane

Both Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy are converging on Brisbane today and will move on to regional Queensland. More than 400 people, including the mayors of Bellingen and Glen Innes, gave the convoy a rousig send-off from the Coffs Harbour Showground this morning. 

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Stop Adani Convoy heads north from Sydney

After a rally in Parramatta Park today, the Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy of vehicles is heading north to Coffs Harbour and, tomorrow, Brisbane. The convoy aims for the election on 18 May to become a vote-changer on stopping billionaire Gautam Adani’s mine. 

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Media Release: Stop Adani Convoy off to a brilliant start

The Stop Adani Convoy has left sunny Hobart this morning after being sent off by a large, jubilant, crowd of supporters. Organisers had expected 60 but more than 600 turned out. The convoy now has 754 cars registered, all part of this citizens' action for climate change during a crucial election period.  

“We are a celebration in motion. It is a community commitment – an act of defiance – for the future of our planet. A peaceful protest against Gautam Adani’s mine, which his operatives say will be under way soon,” said Bob Brown.

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Protesters Infringed

Two vehicles involved in last Friday’s blockade of school buses (which had been booked to take scores of entrants to the start of the takayna Ultra, an ultra-marathon in the Tarkine) have been issued with infringement notices for parking to obstruct. The event was organised by the Bob Brown Foundation and backed by international outdoors clothing company Patagonia as well as investment company Australian Ethical. Online supporters of the infringed vehicles are seething.

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