XR Brisbane says - we’re out of time
20 Mar 2023
Blinky the giant burning koala was the centrepiece of XR Brisbane's climate protest, held in the lead-up to the Senate debate on a law supposed to reduce emissions and the last IPCC report to be released while it is still feasible – only just – to stay within 1.5°C.
Lismore floods, one year on
1 Mar 2023
Extinction Rebellion actions across Australia commemorated the floods that devastated Lismore in 2022. We are in a climate emergency and our governments are fuelling the crisis.
XR Rainbow Rebellion celebrates the natural world at Sydney's LGBTQIA+ pride festival
27 Feb 2023
The 2023 Mardi Gras parade float featured water and woodland nymphs, animals from around the world, and the sun and wind joining to fight for our future
XR Scientist Rebellion joins global day of action against the private jet industry
15 Feb 2023
Climate Activists in XR and Scientist Rebellion were at Melbourne’s second airport in Essendon as part of the global MAKE THEM PAY campaign to confront the climate injustice of aviation and call out the rich and powerful for their luxury emissions.
XR Vic protest greenwashing at the Australian Tennis Open Men’s Final
31 Jan 2023
Rebels from XR Victoria locked on to the statue of Rod Laver outside the Australian Tennis Open to protest greenwashing in sports sponsorship.
Santos Adelaide HQ painted black
23 Jan 2023
Moments before the Santos 'Tour Down Under' Criterium race, XR SA rebels threw black paint and wrote ‘Dump Santos’ across the building frontage. Their demand: The SA Government must dump Santos as TDU sponsor! No social consent for climate destruction!
XR Vic: Stop fossil fuels sponsoring sport
22 Jan 2023
Four days of non-violent actions by XR Vic rebels to highlight the role of the ANZ Bank, a sponsor of the Australian Open, in funding fossil fuels.
XR SA riders cross TDU race finish line wearing ‘DUMP SANTOS’ message
21 Jan 2023
Pedal rebels David and Andrew completed the gruelling Tour Down Under Challenge Tour to get their message across. A solidarity action by XR Victoria followed on Saturday; a fun ride through Melbourne CBD and parkland with skeletons on bicycles.
Action in Canberra supports XR SA campaign to dump Santos from TDU sponsorship
19 Jan 2023
"Time’s Up" call on Santos sportswashing as XR SA continue Tour Down Under protests and a colourful group of XR ACT cyclists and dancers occupy a Canberra city street.
Police arrest three older rebels after they expose breasts and bums to passing cyclists at the TDU
15 Jan 2023
In a women-focused protest during the Women's Stage One race at the Tour Down Under, XR SA rebels made the point that they will do ANYTHING to protect the people they love. “SANTOS SUX” they say. “It is prepared to destroy future life on Earth in order to make profits.”
XR SA challenges Santos sponsorship of Tour Down Under
13 Jan 2023
UPDATE Jan 15: Rebels gatecrash TDU Team Presentations with 'Dump Santos' message. Why is South Australia still allowing a fossil fuel company to leverage a key sporting event to promote its brand?
New Year Resolutions for 2023
1 Jan 2023
Business-As-Usual Dinosaurs might ignore the climate and ecological emergency, but YOU can stand up for our planet. Check our suggestions for 2023 resolutions, and be like XR SW Victoria’s Local Group - never give up, never stop trying!
Climate protesters targeted by judicial and state intimidation
7 Dec 2022
Activist Violet Coco has been sentenced to 15 months jail with a non-parole period of eight months, for blocking one lane of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This week snap rallies to support Violet were held across Australia.
Protesters spray chalk messages and glue onto WA Government offices
2 Dec 2022
In the week following COP 27, courageous Extinction Rebellion WA rebels drew attention to the Climate Emergency and government subsidies to the fossil fuel industry.
Fast Fashion fuels the climate crisis
25 Nov 2022
XR Vic Rebels bared nearly all to draw Black Friday shoppers’ attention to the real cost of fast fashion.
Sydney climate marchers demand an end to Australia’s fossil fuel expansion
23 Nov 2022
Tamboran Resources’ fracking project in the Northern Territory and the Santos Narrabri Pilliga Gas Project were targeted by protesters at two November Climate rallies in Sydney.
Blinky the burning koala comes to Gippsland, calling for an end to logging
12 Nov 2022
XR Gippsland protesters moved in a colourful procession through Morwell and Traralgon - Victorian towns in traditional logging areas. As the sky darkened with thunderclouds, they reached Maryvale paper mill. The 'Save our Species Climate Rally' was held in Lakes Entrance on the following day.
NAB - stop funding expansion of coal
11 Nov 2022
Fridays for Future, Move Beyond Coal, Extinction Rebellion, Knitting Nannas and others gathered in Sydney today to expose NAB’s climate hypocrisy and greenwashing.
XR Vic Spring Rebellion ‘22; two weeks putting the climate crisis back in the news
21 Oct 2022
Civil DISCO-bedience! Disruptive dancing in the streets of Fitzroy, Melbourne to wrap up a big two weeks of action around urgent climate and environmental issues. See more photos from this exciting fortnight...
XR tells Government-owned VicForests: Stop destroying native forests immediately. Just STOP IT
19 Oct 2022
Climate and forest activists from around Victoria rallied at the Bourke Street office of VicForests today to demand an immediate end to logging native forests and a just transition for forest workers. Several koalas were arrested.