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Rio Tinto – Quit the Minerals Council of Australia

The Minerals Council of Australia are notorious for wrecking any attempt at climate action in Australia, and they’re empowered by the millions in membership fees that they receive. As the largest single member of the Minerals Council, what Rio Tinto

Extinction Rebellion Vigil

 By Jo Hoffman

XR Grandparents, an affinity group of Extinction Rebellion, held a very successful vigil in two phases at Solidarity Park – across the road from Parliament House –  from February 10th to 21st and again from March 9th

In the Aftermath of the Yanchep Bushfires

By Jo Hoffman

I visited one lady whose property was in the path of the December bushfires in the Yanchep/Two Rocks/ Gin Gin area. She lives on 5 acres of land in the suburb of Breakwater; she lost 22 trees

Women in Environmental Action Awards

Thank you to all of our supporters that came to the Women in Environmental Action awards night on Friday 6th March.  Timed to counter the Women in Resources Awards sponsored by the big mining companies, our event was a celebration …

Divestment Initiatives in Albany and Denmark

By Jeff Wilson 

In February, I met with the CEO and Finance Manager of the City of Albany to invite them to consider 350.org‘s initiative to “Align Council Money with Council Values”, specifically to adopt  an amendment to their

Fossil Free UWA

By Elsa Fuentes-Hare

Various groups at UWA, including Fossil Free UWA, have started a new campaign entitled Stop the Centre for Climate Damage. The campaign team spent the last weeks of summer collecting signatures on an open letter to

Toxic Inheritance

By Greg Hocking

Residents of suburbs in the City of Cockburn are exposed to toxic gases, particulates and heavy metals from 250,000+ tonnes of coal a year being burnt at the lime/cement factory operated by Cockburn Cement Limited at Munster.…

Climate change stays on Joondalup City Council agenda

By Martin Dickie

As many of you will know, the Divestment arm of 350.org is waging a very successful campaign, urging all local authorities to shift their accumulated capital to banks that refuse to finance fossil fuel exploration or extraction.