WGAR News: Federal Government green light uranium mining for WA: The Stringer

Newsletter date: 5 April 2013


* The Stringer: Federal Government green light uranium mining for WA
* The Wire Audio: Safety concerns over uranium mine
* Background to the Western Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (WANFA)

* Deborah Ruiz Wall, New Matilda: Welfare Or Gas Money In The Kimberley?
* The Stringer: Legal action commences on EPA's approval for James Price Point Gas hub
* Hands off Country: Shake Your Head in Disbelief
* Ingetje Tadros: Pelican corroboree - welcome to Seashepherd in Walmadan
* News re Floating offshore gas processing

More on the Walmadan anti-gas hub campaign

Melbourne supporters of the campaign against the Woodside gas hub project at Walmadan/James Price Point in WA have continued their activities: on Saturday September 24 there was the second Community Gathering at Northcote Uniting Church, organised by Walmadan is Calling (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Walmadan-Country-is-Calling/14653525208854...), and on September 27 there was a candlelight vigil at the Victorian Parliament House, organised by United Peoples of Australia (http://www.facebook.com/United.Peoples.of.Australia?sk=info).


Walmadan Country calling - community awareness gathering in Northcote, 27 August 2011

Following on from the very successful ‘Keep the Kimberley’ rally on August 14th, campaigners in Melbourne organised on Saturday what is planned to be the first of a series of awareness raising gatherings. See the Walmadan Country is Calling Facebook page for details and other reports, including photos, and a slideshow of photos on Melbourne Protests:



'Keep the Kimberley' - rally at State Library, Melbourne, 14 August 2011

Organisers estimated up to a thousand people answered the call for Melbourne solidarity with the campaign to stop industrialisation of the still-pristine Kimberley - many of them wearing red 'to represent the Pindan (red dirt) of the region's remarkable terrain, the blood of this country'.

The callout was posted to this site:

Help stop the Gas Plant at Walmadan (James Price Point) and protect the Kimberley!