Category: Breaking News

Protest at Adani HQ in Townsville, 4 arrested

Photo: Frontline Action on Coal By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 14 November: Fifteen people today occupyed the Adani Australia Headquarters in Townsville, including five people who locked themselves together to stage a peaceful sit-in. Graeme, Robert, Ioan, Anne and Kay, who are locked on, are all from Queensland, sent a […]

Adani rail work shut down for second time in a week

Photo: Frontline Action on Coal By SAT Newsdesk in Melbourne Belyando, QLD, 30th October: Work was shut down for the second time in less than a week at the construction site of Adani’s new railway line near Belyando Crossing, Queensland. Darcy Poulton, 25, attached himself via a monopole to four […]

Protesters lock themselves to machinery to halt work starting at the Adani coal mine

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 25 October: The anti-Adani coal mine stir today took a dramatic turn with several people attaching themselves to construction machinery, vowing to continue the protest against the coal mine in Central Queensland. The protest, says a media release, stopped the work for many hours. Supported […]

Adani’s mine a disaster for the Great Barrier Reef: Peter Garrett

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE,24 October: Former Environment Minister and rock music icon Peter Garrett, in a prestigious National Press Club address in Canberra today, has criticised Australian governments for supporting Adani’s coal mine which he says will accelerate climate change and threaten the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. […]

Crossbench dumps Dutton’s citizenship changes

By SAT News Desk Melbourne,18 October: The Turnbull government today received a major setback with its proposed citizenship changes failing to pass in the Senate. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s last-minute failure to get Senate crossbench support killed the controversial citizenship changes.Hence current requirements for citizenship and those who plan to […]