Tag Archives: Port Expansion

Join us to Stop T4

Dear friends As you know, the NSW government is considering another coal loader for Newcastle (T4).  Our best avenue to stop them? A huge show of opposition from the people of Newcastle! The attached flyer lets people do just that … Continue reading

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Media release – Ports sell-off bad news for Hunter: where was Tim?

Media release: 23 November 2012. Embargoed: 5am, Saturday 24 November 2012 Privatisation of Port Kembla and Port Botany will undermine the Hunter’s future economic diversity yet local member Tim Owen was silent when the bill went through the NSW parliament, … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION re: development proposal Incitec Ammonium Nitrate Manufacturing Facility Project

SUBMISSION re: development proposal Incitec Ammonium Nitrate Manufacturing Facility Project,SSD-9986Heron Road, Kooragang Island Newcastle Port does not have a Strategic Plan for its future development We note that decisions made today have the potential to lock the Port into continuation … Continue reading

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From the Convener’s Desk October 2012

Let me assure you,  it’s a bit of a mess at the moment!  Lots going on. Our Councillors, Therese and Michael haven’t had time to recover from campaigning mode.  They are both working hard on current Council issues, liaising with … Continue reading

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Action at the HOMEFRONT

Dear Members and Supporters, RE:  Community call for Commission of Inquiry into the Development of Newcastle Port We need to collect a minimum of 500 hard copy signatures for the attached petition by 16th November in order for MLC Cate … Continue reading

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Our Port Our Future Community Forum – Community Representations

NO MORE “Business as usual” AT NEWCASTLE PORT OUR PORT OUR FUTURE COMMUNITY FORUM Friday 17th August, 2012 To see full report click here

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Investigation of the health, safety and amenity impacts of Port of Newcastle Development

A public Commission of Inquiry into the operation and future development of the Port of Newcastle that includes investigation of the health, safety and amenity impacts of Port operations is long overdue. The Government’s denial and delay in addressing valid … Continue reading

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Sick of coal? Public meeting to discuss Newcastle’s proposed 4th coal terminal (T4)

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PWCS must release all documents on coal operation health issues: Greens

Newcastle Greens today called on Port Waratah Coal Services to publicly release all documentation it has related to health effects on workers or anyone else associated with its Newcastle coal operations.

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Greens call for T4 halt after cancer study

Newcastle Greens today called for work on Port Waratah Coal Services’ T4 coal loader development to be immediately and indefinitely suspended in the light of today’s release of a health study finding accelerated cancer levels among workers at the company’s … Continue reading

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