Category: Australia

VIDEO: The Australian Govt’s plan for the Great Barrier #Reef is a sham: Greenpeace

The Australian Government’s plan for the Great Barrier #Reef is a sham. @TurnbullMalcolm is avoiding the greatest threat: #climatechange. — Greenpeace Aus Pac (@GreenpeaceAP) December 1, 2016 Source: #GreenpeaceAP

Battle lines drawn over Indian mega mine

Murrawah Johnson, 21, of the Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council, is among those standing in the way of the huge Carmichael coal mine project in Australia’s Queensland state. Photo courtesy of Murrawah Johnson. By Stephen de Tarczynski MELBOURNE, Dec 30 2016 (IPS) – Among those leading the fight against the […]

Greenpeace slams $ one billion taxpayer funding for Adani mine rail

Photo: International Railway Journal By SAT News Desk Sydney, 3 December 2016 – The Turnbull government using taxpayer money for the Carmichael coal rail line is a train wreck of an idea, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific. The Courier-Mail reported the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility has given conditional approval for up […]

Adani uses Getty stock images to show ‘angry locals’ in ad campaign

Photo: Mackey Conservation Group By SAT News Desk Melbourne, 28 October: In a move to gear up public opinion in its favor with ads headlined “No More Delays! We Want Work.” in Queensland The Adani Group is facing flak from a prominent environment group for his controversial Coal mining project […]

Dementia deaths in Australia mount as population ages

By SAT News Desk Melbourne, 28 September : Heart disease has been Australia’s leading cause of death in the early part of the 20th century, but that could be set to change as dementia death rates continue to rise, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics […]