Whale Walk Lantern Parade to #StopAdani

As the sun set over a windy Queens Beach, Bowen, over 150 local residents and supporters from near and far, joined in for a lantern parade to highlight the impacts the Adani coal project will have on marine life. Led by Bowen youth and Juru Traditional...

Week of Action Kicks off with a bang!

A traditional welcome onto Juru county greeted dozens of community members and supporters setting up at Camp Babirra, just outside of Bowen, kicking off the Frontline's Week of Action. An intense media barrage has heralded a week of workshops, planning and peaceful...

#WaterIsLife roadside actions around the Country

On national highways and major roads across Australia, people gathered in public places with banners and colourful signs to send a vital message to our government and to all passers by, that #WaterIsLife. This year's National protest spread across the...

Commbank urged to listen to Reef locals and rule out Adani

Whitsunday Reef Defenders took to their local Commonwealth Bank Branch today to let them know that the Whitsundays community does not want them to support the Adani Carmichael Mine project. “Adani's mega mine will be the nail in the coffin for our local...

Commbank Sets Sail!

Under building pressure, CommBank has responded to community action and ceased their relationship with Adani. So to coincide with Airlie Beach Race Week - the local annual sailing event - Reef Defenders took to the waters in celebration. Whilst dozens of...

Pledges of Action delivered to Adani HQ

Over 300 community members including reef coast locals and Traditional Custodians, have delivered messages from over 2,000 Australians, who have pledged to take peaceful civil disobedience to halt Adani’s Galilee coal projects, proposed rail corridor and...

ListenUp! 2015 – Protecting Country from Galilee to Abbot Point

In community response to growing concerns over Adani’s plans to dig up the coal reserves of the Galilee Basin and construct a massive new coal export port at Abbot Point in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, around 200 people met for a 4 day event...

Traditional owners and local community risk arrest at Abbot Point

Abbot Point, 22nd June 2015: In a powerful escalation of the global campaign against Indian Mining Adani’s proposed Abbot Point and Galilee Basin coal projects, over 120 people have today risked arrest in a peaceful community action at the Abbot Point...

Flippers and all up the coconut trees!

As the sun set over the picturesque Airlie Beach foreshore, a banner unfurled to a busy streets packed with tourists and locals. Dropped from palm trees by fully scubaed Reef Defenders, the banner and supporting community members called on Commbank to...