Today in Canberra, veteran environmentalist Bob Brown will join community leaders from around the country to launch the ‘Stop Adani Alliance’ and build the biggest movement in Australia’s history to stop Adani’s dangerous coal mine and end coal for good.
North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) is a founding member of the Alliance.
NQCC co-ordinator Maree Dibella said, “It’s great to see people from around the country join our fight to stop the Adani’s mine from going ahead. I know there is a lot of local support here in Townsville for this campaign, but I also know we can’t win this on our own.”
“We’re hosting the first Stop Adani public meeting next Monday here in Townsville. People power is what can stop Adani, and this is our chance for our community to gather and hear from renowned speakers about what comes next”
Background to the Stop Adani Alliance:
- 13 key environment groups, representing 1.5 million Australians, launch ‘Stop Adani Alliance’
- New polling shows three quarters of Australians want Adani to fund their own infrastructure, rather than rely on a $1 billion loan of public money
- Launch to be followed by open strategy session and meetings with influential MPs
- 13 Alliance members: Bob Brown Foundation, Australian Conservation Foundation, 350.org, GetUp, Australian Youth Climate Coalition, Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network, Australian Marine Conservation Society, Mackay Conservation Group, North Queensland Conservation Council, Environment Council of Central Queensland, Whitsundays Residents Against Dumping, Market Forces, The Sunrise Project.