Monthly Archives: October 2012

Day 88 – Getting started

Our snug little bush camp in the northern inlands has been a hive of activity in the last week as NSW Energy Minister Brad Hazzard’s Planning and Assessment Commission approved the Maules Creek mine – the biggest coal mine in North-Western New South Wales and certainly the most destructive. If Whitehaven were allowed to mine […]

MR – Blockaders Vow to Continue as Maules Creek Mine Approved

Front Line Action on Coal has vowed to continue its 82-day-long blockade camp in Leard State Forest today following the O’Farrell government’s approval of the the Maules Creek Coal mine, claiming the government has “buckled to pressure from its mates”. Whitehaven Coal would destroy around 1,360ha of native vegetation (half of which is listed as […]

Day 79 – Building the Case

One more blog post – please read to the bottom to find things you can do to help the cause! Leard Forest, this beautiful piece of Box-Gum Woodland in the northern inlands, is not just the last remnant of natural forest in the Liverpool Plains – it is also a critical link for the biodiversity […]