Tag Archives: Environment

Greens Join Call to Clean Up the Hunter

Greens candidate for the Paterson John Brown will be joined by Greens Senate candidate Cr Michael Osborne on Clean Up Australia day to put pressure on the Liberal State and Federal governments to address pollution in the Hunter region.  “For … Continue reading

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All politicians must face climate challenge

Full of bureaucrats from across the globe, the UN usually runs diplomatic campaigns. So you know it’s serious when they choose a decidedly political slogan for World Environment Day 2014: Raise Your Voice, Not The Sea Level.

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Refunds for empties would reduce waste

THE things we consume and the waste we generate are costing us the earth. Australians are one of the highest waste generators on the planet. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, on average, every man, woman and child produces … Continue reading

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Our Port Our Future Please Act Now!

Friday December 6th 2013:  Message to Members and Supporters from Cr Michael Osborne NEW STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY FOR NEWCASTLE PORT 2013 Please take action (IT’S EASY). Cut and paste the form letter below, or write in your own words reasons … Continue reading

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Public Meeting – Correct Planning and Consultation for Mayfield

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Albanese in hot seat with allegations of doctored coal dust report

MEDIA RELEASE – 12 June 2013 Albanese in hot seat with allegations of doctored coal dust report Responding to today’s news that a federal government report may have been doctored to downplay the air pollution impacts from coal rail transport, … Continue reading

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Australian Climate Action Summit – 22-23 June

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What would you do if the CSG companies came knocking?

Filmmaker Richard Todd visits communities in Sydney, the Scenic Hills and Nattai Water Catchment area, Illawarra, the Hunter Valley and Fullerton Cove in Newcastle to discuss the communities reaction to the potential of CSG coming into their towns and how … Continue reading

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Warkworth Appeal – a Win for Common Sense

Hunter Communities Network MEDIA RELEASE Monday 15 April 2013  Warkworth Appeal – a Win for Common Sense Hunter Communities Network (HCN) congratulates member group, Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association, and the NSW Land and Environment Court for overturning the NSW Government … Continue reading

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Clear the Air – Coal and Health Public Forum

Monday, 15 April 2013 with Greens Senators Richard Di Natale and Lee Rhiannon Newcastle Room, Newcastle City Hall 7pm (for 7:30pm start) All welcome. Free entry. Australian Greens spokesperson for health Dr Richard Di Natale and NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon … Continue reading

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