COAL STREAM GAS PROTEST October 21, 2012Posted by wmmbb in Australian Politics.
The leaflet is still in the letterbox. The snail got to it. I confirmed with a neighbour I had the right time and date. Then off we went expecting the usual local demo involving speeches and so forth.
Nothing of the sort. We were engaged in literally a symbolic protest. With the photograph published in The Illawarra Mercury the result can be seen
So I thought I would throw some random photos from the ground-level perspective:
Finally, the photo with the message:
Most people must have been aware of what was afoot in our sit down protest. The demographic involved of those involved , which to my eyes was as close as you get to the mainstream, should concern the politicians in the NSW Government.
This was news on local television, WIN:
- Gas protesters unfurl banners in Qld (bigpondnews.com)
- Holland ‘local frackdown’ protest receives positive reaction, organizer says (mlive.com)
- Demand For Natural Gas Is Breaking Records (businessinsider.com)
- Banner Drop Against Coal Seam Gas in Australia (earthfirstnews.wordpress.com)
- Thousands join stop CSG protests across NSW (abc.net.au)
- Why natural gas isn’t likely to be the world’s energy savior (energybulletin.net)
- Thousands Protest Coal Seam Gas in Australia (earthfirstnews.wordpress.com)