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Water not coal rally

Saturday, March 07, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Corbett Gardens, Bowral

Do you really know what impact a coal mine in the Southern Highlands will have on your community? Come and hear radio broadcaster Alan Jones and The Australia Institute's Richard Denniss. For more details see here.

Lock the Gate Fundraiser

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Red Devil's Football Club in Byron Bay, Australia

Poster_v4_jpg.jpgCalling for commUNITY raising funds for CSG impacted people and frontline activists.

Share your heart, show your support and rock up for this worthy cause.

12 hours of non-stop music with a great line up of acts!

All details and RSVP at the Facebook event page by clicking here

Protect our foodbowl

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Donnelly Playing Fields in Gunnedah, Australia

On 15th March, people from across the north-west of NSW will stand together as one to celebrate the results of our Gasfield Free Surveys and create a big human sign.  It's time to protect our foodbowl!

Wonderful musicians, including 2015 triple Golden Guitar winner Luke O’Shea, are coming along to entertain us.

With the NSW State Election looming, this is an incredibly important moment to have our voices heard. Never has it been so important to stand up for our land and water. 

We also will be inviting all the election candidates from our region to attend. They will be presented with Gasfield Free declaration certificates, and their responses to our candidates survey on coal and gas mining issues will be shared with everyone.

There'll be a free BBQ and a jumping castle for the kids. Please BYO chair, rug and drinks.

Forum: What's the future for the Hunter's economy?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 06:30 PM · 7 rsvps
Singleton Diggers Club in Singleton, Australia



Policies and discussion on future directions for Hunter communities, economy, and natural resources.



  • Jenny Williams, Senior Research Fellow, Hunter Research Foundation
    • Overview of the Hunter Economy
  • Paul Winn, Hydrocology Consulting
    • Land and water ownership in the Hunter      
  • Cr John Martin, OAM, Mayor of Singleton
    • Jobs and business opportunities             

Candidates for the Upper Hunter electorate in the upcoming NSW election will be invited to say a few words in response to the issues raised.

Audience participants will be invited to ask questions.

Brought to you by Hunter Communities Network.

Hunter Valley Coal Tour

Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Hunter Valley

We are loading people onto a bus and heading out to the coal fields! Join us as we see first hand the scale of the destruction of our precious valley. We’ll have a tour, dinner, movies and camp over before heading back to Newcastle Sunday afternoon. Spaces are limited so please make your booking now.

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