How to make an impact during lockdown
May 04, 2020
Many of us are finding we have more time on our hands right now — here’s how you can make a difference with your downtime.
XR Youth Open Letter UN Summit
Sep 24, 2019
XR Youth Australia calls on United Nations to declare Global Climate Emergency and ensure worldwide commitment to carbon neutrality by 2025.
Melbourne Council Declares Climate Emergency
Jul 19, 2019
Extinction Rebellion’s campaigning efforts paid off on the 16th July 2019, as Melbourne City Council followed Sydney and Hobart in declaring a Climate Emergency.
Jul 04, 2019
On the longest night of the year, thousands of impassioned citizens gathered in capital cities across Australia, to protest the Adani Mine and call on our state and federal governments to declare a Climate Emergency.
Rebel Reader: Global Climate Strike, QLD museum die-in, Interview with a rebel
May 29, 2019
Since the Australian Federal election, Extinction Rebellion Australia has been continuing to grow, organise, and take direct action to draw attention to the climate crisis we find ourselves in, and XR’s proposed solutions.
The “Climate Emergency” trend
May 17, 2019
‘Climate emergency’ seems to be a bit of the buzz phrase of the year, but is there actually any meaning behind the words, and will they serve their intended purpose?
Rebel Reader: News about Australia’s Climate Emergency
May 14, 2019
In the lead up to the federal election, there’s been plenty of focus on the climate emergency we face in Australia – and globally. Here are some of the stories that have caught our eye.
Climate Emergency declarations: the successes of the XR UK movement
May 01, 2019
Brave rebels in the United Kingdom have caused massive disruption in central London during ten days of peaceful civil disobedience, with over 1000 arrests.
Operation Time’s Up! Melbourne Die-In
Apr 28, 2019
This Saturday (27th April) at midday, Extinction Rebellion Victoria staged a mass die-in on the front steps of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne. This was in solidarity with countless other die-in’s happening internationally.
International Rebellion: First Week in Australia
Apr 20, 2019
The first week of international rebellion has kicked off with actions right across Australia
Extinction Rebellion Victoria Launches International Day of Rebellion with Traffic Disruption in Melbourne
Apr 16, 2019
At 7:30 Monday morning (15th April), about 35 members of the international climate activist group Extinction Rebellion began a partial shutdown of one of Melbourne’s main east-west traffic corridors in Carlton.
21 yr old activist hit with highest environmental fine in Australian history
Apr 04, 2019
Freya Nolin, a 21 yr old from Fremantle WA was charged with a $10,000 fine this Tuedsay in the Bowen Magistrate’s court after blocking coal trains from entering Adani’s Abbot Point last month.
Catch up: XR Aus so far
Mar 23, 2019
XR Australia has been growing in momentum as a movement since late 2018. In the time since then, we’ve amassed plenty of support, and are getting organised in a decentralised, autonomous way.
Declaration Day: XR Australia’s Demands
Mar 22, 2019
On March 22, XR Australia mobilised across the nation and made our presence, and our demands known.
Protests shut down Adani operations for 6 days during week long event
Mar 05, 2019
Six days of unprecedented civil disobedience have starved Adani’s Abbot Point port of coal over the last week. Trains were stopped in a near continuous shutdown for over 75 hours during a week of non-violent direct action in central Queensland.
Anti-Adani activist in tree sit stops coal entering Adani’s Abbot Point Coal Terminal
Mar 01, 2019
This afternoon a 28 year old concerned community health worker named Jill is blocking coal from entering the Adani owned Abbot Point Coal Terminal.
Adani prevents concerned citizens from inspecting and cleaning wetland pollution
Feb 27, 2019
Early this morning around 30 concerned citizens from around Australia were denied entry by Security and Police to the Caley Valley Wetlands, which lie adjacent to Adani owned Abbot Point coal terminal.