My name is Anthony Houston I’m a farmer from Tasmania.
This is a story about my granddaughter’s wish to save the Great Barrier Reef.
Three weeks ago, my six-year-old granddaughter Evie came up to me and said, “grandad I have asked my class if they could draw pictures of the Great Barrier Reef to give to you to take to Mr Adani”.
Well, this caught me by surprise so I said “does your mother know”. She said “no”.
I said does your teacher know and she said “yes”. Next time I saw her mother, Clare, I asked her whether she knew what Evie was doing, she said yes she did and she was happy with it.Read more
The Stop Adani message passes through Central Queensland
24th Apr 2019 11:00 PM
THE Stop Adani Convoy made it to Rockhampton yesterday to a cold reception from both major party candidates, Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson and a counter rally.
Labor candidate Russell Robertson made his feelings known early yesterday.
"They are completely unwelcome,” he said.
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25th Apr 2019 5:45 AM
THE WHITSUNDAYS is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and tomorrow, hundreds of people will descend on our patch of the reef.
A number of local conservation groups have rallied to organise Rise Up for the Reef, a free event to welcome Bob Brown Foundation's Stop Adani Convoy.
Full story here.
The coal debate is reaching boiling point, with anti-Adani protesters touching down in Central Queensland.
Protesters fighting Adani's Carmichael mega mine have rallied in Emu Park this afternoon, calling for the project to be scrapped.
April 24, 2019 11:00pm
As the anti-Adani convoy winds its way north from Hobart, I’m calling on farming and coal mining families to come together around a new vision for the future of our region.
I’m a second-generation grazier near Jericho, two hours away from Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine, but I also understand the fears of the many families in my region who rely economically on mining.
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Bob Brown hits back at Nazi media report
Australian Associated Press
Australian Associated Press22 April 2019
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has hit back at media reports anti-Adani protesters compared coal miners to Nazis.
Mr Brown will address hundreds of protesters in Brisbane on Monday as part of a days-long demonstration against the Indian mining giant.Read more
Hundreds of people in Brisbane are marching in protest of Adani's Carmichael coal mine.
Coffs Harbour Advocate
21st Apr 2019 4:32 PM
They're the touring group who have dominated headlines for the past week and Coffs Harbour was the focal point of their movements over the Easter weekend.
The Stop Adani Convoy is a collection of Australians who are seriously concerned about the approval of the Adani Mine and what it will mean for our climate and for future generations.Read more
Over 3,000 people packed into Mullumbimby Showground in northern NSW today to greet the Stop Adani Convoy. Organisers in the Bob Brown Foundation were stunned and delighted by the massive turnout.Read more