Breaking free from fossil fuels

  • 5 things you can do right now to stop CommBank funding coal

    21 April 2017

    Heard about the Commonwealth Bank funding more fossil fuels in 2016 than any of Australia’s big banks? Feeling outraged that CommBank is propping up the dying coal industry that is polluting our planet and destroying irreplaceable wonders like the Great Barrier Reef?

  • This treaty would ban nuclear weapons. But will the world take it?

    31 March 2017

    “I’m here at the U.N. asking for an abolition of nuclear weapons,” said Toshiki Fujimori, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, to diplomats from more than 120 countries gathered at the UN general assembly on 27 March. “Nobody in any country deserves seeing the same hell again.”

  • Switching off Hazelwood

    30 March 2017

    The Turnbull Government must stop pumping public money into the dying coal industry and start planning for safe and just transitions for Australian communities.

  • Cyclone brings only destruction

    29 March 2017

    A cyclone isn’t going to save the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a sentence that feels like it shouldn’t need to be said out loud.  

  • Welcome to Port Augusta's Independent Air Monitoring Page

    20 March 2017

    Welcome to Port Augusta's independent air monitoring page - run by the community, for the community. Here you will find daily updates on the air quality in the town of Port Augusta. This device is continuously measuring the PM10 level in the air - these are very fine particles known to cause respiratory problems.

  • I found coal washed up on a beach on the Great Barrier Reef coast

    15 March 2017

    It was a Sunday morning in July, 2015, that I got a chance to board the Rainbow Warrior as a member and go on a guided tour of the vessel. When I was on the rubber dinghy on the way out to the boat I remember thinking, “I hope there is some type of an environmental emergency that the ship, the Rainbow Warrior would have to rush off to, with me still on board.”