Bottoms Up Is Best!

townsville salutesWThe message from Townsville was clear – and the world’s reaction was astounding! Buzzfeed, the international arbiter of what’s hot, called the photo taken at ‘Sea, Sand and Solar’, NQCC’s Day of Climate Action event on Sunday 21 September, ‘The One Picture That Perfectly Sums Up World Action On Climate Change’.

If NQQC and local production house crankycurlew productions can Continue reading “Bottoms Up Is Best!”

Global Day of Climate Action, 21 September

GDCAflyer“To change Everything, we need Everyone!”

Come along and be part of Townsville’s call for a cleaner and more sustainable future. Because our kids deserve better!

On Sunday 21 September, 10am to noon, Burke Street headland, The Strand, be part of the 3190 (as at one week out!) climate mobilisations happening worldwide. Help make our local, state, national politicians Continue reading “Global Day of Climate Action, 21 September”

Rally for the Reef

Clown Fish GBRRally for the Reef – show them you care!
On Wednesday 23 July, five Australian government Senators (Senators Bullock, McEwen, McGrath, Ruston and Waters) will be in Townsville conducting hearings into the adequacy of the Australian and Queensland Governments’ efforts to stop the rapid decline of the Great Barrier Reef at the Holiday Inn in the CBD. So let’s show them that Townsville cares about what is happening to our Reef!
Don your best and brightest reef gear, spruce up your reef placards and join the smiling throng showing Canberra and Brisbane – ‘We expect better management of our Reef’. Continue reading “Rally for the Reef”

Rally against re-opening of uranium mine, Sunday 27 July

10417543_775607655831709_1599772894155350367_nAs of 1 July, thanks to the Newman State Government, all hurdles to the mining and export of uranium have been cleared away. Despite its clear pre-election promise, the Newman government is doing everything it can to support the uranium mining industry in Queensland.

For Townsvillleans, with the moth-balled Ben Lomond uranium mine on its doorstep, the prospects are frightening.

That’s why CAMBL (Citizens Against Mining Ben Lomond) is organizing a March and Rally to tell our local and regional members that the community is overwhelmingly opposed to any such development. Continue reading “Rally against re-opening of uranium mine, Sunday 27 July”