With the resignation of Nationals MP Peter Ryan and subsequent by-election this saturday March 14, we are offered an opportunity to remind all parties that the threat of new coal and gas still mobilises the community in rural Victoria.Read more
Canadian gold miner Crocodile Gold is pressing ahead with the development of the Big Hill open pit project at Stawell in western Victoria.
The proposed gold mine would remove Big Hill, the major physical feature of Stawell. The company intends to replace the hill after the mining operation is completed.
The company is currently seeking approval from the Victorian Government to proceed.
Friends of the Earth was a founding member of this campaign which was launched in 2013. It brings together communities across Melbourne that are opposed to the East-West toll road.
These communities are opposed to the East-West toll road because they know that another inner city toll road will add to our traffic crisis rather than improve our quality of life and economy by enabling efficient mobility.