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  • Tuesday, October 04, 2016 at 06:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Northern Beaches Coastal Environment Centre

    Monthly meeting Northern Beaches Environment Alliance

    Join special guest speaker Kaye Osborne from Illawarra Residents for Responsible Mining at the next Northern Beaches Environmental Alliance Monthly Meeting.
    Kaye has been at the coal face in the fight against Indian Mining company Jindal Steel who own Wollongong Coal the company in the NSW Land and Environment Court today arguing that they should be allowed to expand their long wall coal mining activities in Sydney's Drinking Water Catchments.
    Kaye will be giving an update on the campaign against Wollongong Coal and an overview of the wider threat of coal mining in Sydney's Drinking Water Catchments.
    Don't miss this special meeting. 
    What: Monthly Meeting Northern Beaches Environment Alliance 
    When: 6pm Tuesday 4th October 
    Where: Northern Beaches Coastal Environment Centre. Entrance Pelican Path, Narrabeen Lagoon, Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen.
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  • Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 02:00 PM
    Greenwich Community Hall in Greenwich, Australia

    Farms or Coal Mines Public Forum


    WHAT: You are invited to join us for a delicious afternoon tea and a forum on the economics and legacy of coal and coal seam gas mining on our agricultural lands.

    WHEN: Sunday 23rd October at 2pm

    WHERE: Greenwich Community Hall, 46-48 Greenwich Rd, Greenwich

    NSW State Governments have continued to approve huge open cut coalmines on our farmland despite strong opposition from farmers and citizens. Victoria has banned fracking for coal seam gas but NSW is now offering new exploration licences to the CSG sector.

    There is rising concern that we need to protect our farmland for farming so that we have access to fresh locally grown food.

    What are the real economic benefits of coal mining and what will be coal's legacy for our land and our farming communities?

    Our presenters are experts in coal, energy &/or advocacy for locally grown food:

    * Tim Buckley - Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia, The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.

    * Jayne Travers-Drapes - Founder Harvest Hub a social enterprise providing seasonal produce to local communities across Sydney.

    * George Woods - Environmentalist and NSW Coordinator forLock the Gate, a national coalition uniting people to protect our land, water and communities from unsafe mining.

    WHEN: Sunday 23rd October at 2pm

    WHERE: Greenwich Community Hall, 46-48 Greenwich Rd, Greenwich

    For more information:

    Phone Cathy 9817 4935 or Jann 8964 7805.Organised by the Lane Cove Coal & Gas Watch with support from Lock the Gate


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