Category Archives: Environment

Here’s how you can help with the Greens Newcastle Council Election campaign

If you’re looking for a rad way to meet the best people Newcastle has to offer, spread the good word about the Greens (especially regarding our excellent candidates running in the Newcastle City Council Elections) and enjoy the lovely winter … Continue reading

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Candidate Forums for Newcastle Council Election

  Here’s your opportunity to meet, hear from, and ask questions of your local candidates in the Newcastle Council election: 29 August: Aesha Awan will be speaking at the Ward 4 Candidate Forum organised by ConnectAbility at Wallsend Library https://www.facebook.com/events/111515282852290/ … Continue reading

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GREENS LAUNCH COUNCIL CAMPAIGN TO PUT COMMUNITIES FIRST

MEDIA RELEASE GREENS LAUNCH COUNCIL CAMPAIGN TO PUT COMMUNITIES FIRST 21 August, 2017   The Greens today launched their campaign to contest all four wards and the Lord Mayoralty in the upcoming Newcastle Council election. Lord Mayor and Ward 2 Candidate … Continue reading

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Newcastle Greens Fundraiser – “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power”

Join us for a screening of AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER Date: Thursday 24 August Time: Arrive 6:30pm for a 7pm start Venue: Tower Cinemas Newcastle Meet Greens candidates running in the Newcastle City Council election Light refreshments will … Continue reading

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Call for Carrington Terminal to Close Due to Coal Slump

Interview by NBN with Greens member John Mckenzie. See complete item here.

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Williamtown Contamination Map

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Sustainable Futures Convention – Gloucester, October 24-25

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Who’s afraid of a sustainable future?

Newcastle City Council has voted to insert a clause into its Investment Policy that declares a “preference to enter into environmentally and socially responsible investments” where all other conditions are equal. Yet from the hysterical reaction to this very modest … Continue reading

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Pacific protest: Australians walk-on to Newcastle coal port in solidarity

Media release 10 September 2015 While Tony Abbot, John Key and leaders from Pacific nations are locked in a leaders retreat for the Pacific Islands Forum today, a group of 30 Australians have walked onto the site of the world’s … Continue reading

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Abbott’s self-made storm

IT’S been an embarrassing few weeks for the Abbott government’s climate policy. Government officials were grilled for more than an hour about the lack of detail in Australia’s climate policy at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, which ends on Thursday. … Continue reading

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