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Climate activists continue efforts as Adani prepares to ship first coal cargo seven years behind schedule

By EVA BAXTER The Adani coal mine is set on exporting its first coal before the year is over. Having already blown Adani’s schedule out by seven years, climate activists continue their efforts to stop Adani. Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC), a movement aiming to end fossil fuel extraction through community-led, non-violent action, has reported […]

Trash talkers, toad attackers, Indigenous art destroyed: News Bites – 25 Sept 2019

Bite-sized bulletins by ALEC SMART Trash talk On Friday 20 September, an estimated 80,000 people – primarily youngsters – took over The Domain in Sydney for the global Strike for Climate rally, which culminated in a march to Hyde Park. City Hub witnessed a young man clutching a green shopping bag attempt to disrupt the […]

Balmain boy to Kings Cross showgirl

  Australia’s trailblazing drag queen now lives in a small apartment on the Gold Coast, a world away from the Kings Cross glitz and glamour she once breathed and lived. She is keen to keep a low profile despite a telemovie about her life hitting the screens. However, Carol Byron, or Carlotta as many know […]

Newman’s Queensland likened to the Third Reich

Critics fear Queensland’s anti-bikie legislation targeting criminal bikie gangs will result in the harassment of innocent motorcyclists and has been likened to Germany’s 1933 persecution of Roma and Jews. The Vicious Lawless Associate Disestablishment Bill (VLAD) is directed at groups of three or more people presumed to be conducting unlawful acts. Innocent groups could be […]