Australian news, and some related international items

Protest occupies Downer EDI office: Don’t get into bed with #Adani   John Englart  Citizen journalist at No Fibs 27 April 2017: “Climate activists are this morning occupying the Melbourne offices of Downer EDI, a mining infrastructure company,
to protest participation in developing the Adani Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin of Queensland. The mine is widely seen as a climate carbon bomb with no social license.

“At about 11.20am police arrived on the scene. At 11.45am police left the offices. The occupation was peaceful and there was no threat, no harm in the occupation.

Protesters argue the much bigger threat comes from Downer’s willingness to build the Carmichael mine for Adani and the  damage that it will impose in Australia and globally through climate change.

“By 3.30pm the occupation protest was all over. There were no arrests. … “

April 28, 2017 - Posted by | General News

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