I have prepared this poster with the Nimbin Environment Centre, which is being worked on by a graphic artist at the moment to give it more prominence.
With Peter Garrett selling us out and the Howard Government's Nuclear Australian dream, I think its time to bring it to public on this day when we converge at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy.
Little Johnny Howard appears on stage outside the Parliament giving out Australian of the year certificates. Last year we got close enough to the stage for him to see us.
The Beyond Nuclear Initiative invites you to the Beyond Nuclear Symposium in Melbourne on September 15-16, 2006. The Symposium is the largest of its type in 2006, with experts addressing issues from weapons proliferation, proposed nuclear waste dumps, Australia's ability to develop renewable sources of energy, as well as Senior Traditional Owners talking about the effects the industry is having on their communities and country.
Speakers on Friday September 15 include retired diplomat Prof Richard Broinowski, Assoc Prof Tilman Ruff and Dr Bill Williams (Medical Association for the Prevention of War), Jillian Marsh (Adnyamathanha Traditional Owner), Prof. Jim Falk (Melbourne Uni), Margie Lynch (Traditional Owner of a site short-listed for nuclear dumping in the NT), James Thier (Australian Ethical Investment), Julie-Anne Richards (Climate Action Network Australia) and renewable energy expert Dr. Mark Diesendorf (University of NSW).
People in numerous cities across Australia will today target Parsons Brinckerhoff, the private company contracted to assess the Federal Government's proposed sites for a Commonwealth nuclear waste dump in the Northern Territory.
A range of creative and diverse actions will occur at Parsons Brinckerhoff offices in Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
Holly Creenaune, National Convenor of the Australian Student Environment Network said "Communities surrounding all of the sites being assessed in the Northern Territory ; Harts Range, Mt Everard, and Fishers Ridge, remain strongly opposed to hosting a nuclear waste dump for the next few thousand years."
The Queensland Government is opening up an area of over 22,725 square kilometres for competitive tendering for petroleum exploration.
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Queensland and the United Kingdom today forged stronger ties by singing a blueprint for future partnerships in the mining technology sector, Mines Minister Stephen Robertson said today after the signing of a Statement of Intent between the two governments.
16 Queensland mining-related businesses are spending this week in China as part of a trade mission organised by the Queensland Government and Austrade, Premier Peter Beattie said today.
The developer of the Lake Cowal gold mine, Barrick Gold, is under fire over a gold mine it half-owns in Western Australia, where cyanide contamination has polluted groundwater and boosted salinity.
Today, the Lismore based Rainforest Information Centre (RIC) teamed up with the Greens NSW to bring Mining Amendment (Cyanide Leaching) Bill 2004 to Parliament as a matter of urgency. The Government supported the Greens' motion to have the Bill debated.