Film screening & discussion: Uranium, is it a country?

A new documentary that traces the journey of Australian uranium from the outback to European nuclear plants. Followed by discussion with Jim Green, FoE anti-nuclear campaigner. Yarraville, November 19.

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massive expansion planned of Olympic Dam uranium mine

Come along and voice your opposition to BHP's planned massive expansion of the Olympic Dam uranium mine in SA. Thursday, October 29 at lunchtime.Check here for our Alternative Annual Report.

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Volunteer Public Communications Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and engaged person to be involved with the roll out of our 2009-2010 Safe Sunscreen Guide, an initiative of the FoE nanotechnology project.

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great turnout at rally to oppose coal exports

Our Energy Minister, Peter Batchelor, wants to allow some ‘entrepreneurs’ to get their grubby mitts on some of Victoria’s dirty coal, so they can sell it to India and make big bucks. Never mind that it increases global emissions at a time they need to be cut. Around 200 people turned out at a lunch time protest to tell him they don't like this idea.

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Climate Justice in the Asia Pacific

A discussion of the activites of the regional climate justice movement at the recent UNFCCC climate talks in Bangkok, and a report-back on the struggles for land and climate justice in Indonesia. October 28.

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North South pipeline threatens protected species

The compliance report on the controversial North South pipeline prepared by the Sugarloaf Pipeline Alliance shows that the known or possible habitats of a number of vulnerable species, including Matted Flax-lily, the Golden Sun Moth, Striped Legless Lizard, and Growling Grass Frog have been compromised during the construction of the pipeline.

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Forests NSW Lied to Commonwealth

16th October 2009

Documents obtained by a NSW environment group under Freedom of Information have revealed that Forests NSW lied to the Commonwealth Environment Department earlier this year in an attempt to fight off Federal intervention in illegal state government logging.

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Brumby's dirty plans for Victorian climate

The revelation that the Brumby Government is pushing ahead with plans to export the massive stores of brown coal that Victoria has underground has shown how serious the ALP really is on dealing with climate change.

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Victorian Government attacks right to peaceful protest

After the highly successful peaceful community protest at the Hazelwood coal fired power station last month, Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, Peter Batchelor, has signalled that he intends to come down hard on the communities right to protest at power infrastructure such as Hazelwood.

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Save Coomoora woodland reserve!

Are you aware that VicRoads plans to bulldoze much of Coomoora Woodland Flora and Fauna Reserve in Keysborough soon to make way for the Dingley Bypass? Coomoora is a natural oasis, and one of the few remaining green wedges in the south-eastern metropolitan region.

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