Magistrate refers to important role of civil disobedience in bringing about social change; XR Tas activists fined $68 no conviction
Jun 19, 2021
On the 18th of June 2021, 15 conscientious earth protectors faced the Magistrates Court in Hobart and pleaded guilty to two charges of obstructing traffic and failing to comply with a police direction. Rebels were sentenced with a fine of $68 for each charge, with no convictions recorded.
XR activists block entrance to Perth oil and gas conference in spectacular protest action
Jun 18, 2021
XR rebels blocked traffic and staged a dramatic demonstration at the Australian Petroleum Production and Extraction Association's annual meeting in Perth this week.
Bega Valley rebels highlight forest destruction for wood-chipping and the climate emergency
Jun 17, 2021
Rebels in a regional Australian town locked down on top of the Federal MP’s office roof, a pile of wood chips was dumped on the office doorstep and another rebel glued themselves to the office door.
National Fuel Blockade
Jun 11, 2021
XR Rebels block fuel supply terminals around the country to demand urgent action on the transition to net zero transport systems
XR Rebels stage the Seige of Santos
Jun 04, 2021
XR Rebels plead guilty to disturbing the peace in protest against gas giant Santos in Adelaide
A Budget Week Like No Other
May 20, 2021
The national budget should have addressed the emergency transition we so desperately need - instead it included more of the ‘business-as-usual’ measures that are taking us to the brink of collapse. XR rebels went to Canberra to demand action.
Budget As Usual = DEATH.
May 11, 2021
Regular Australians are urgently called to take part in disruptive and nonviolent civil disobedience. Our government continues to commit future generations and our beautiful country to death by failing to act on the climate emergency.
Festival of Civil Disobedience
Feb 20, 2021
A program of events, The Festival of Civil Disobedience explores nonviolent civil disobedience as a strategy for system change.
THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD WANT EMERGENCY CLIMATE ACTION, we are here to give it to them
Feb 08, 2021
1.2 million people answered the largest global survey on climate change ever conducted. The results are that 64 per cent of people believe that it is an “emergency” and must be addressed urgently, but just 10 per cent believe world leaders are doing enough (1).
Extinction Rebels defended in court over Spring Rebellion 2019 actions in Sydney
Oct 12, 2020
Today, 12 October 2020, 12 Extinction Rebels fronted District Court at Downing Centre Sydney, charged with alleged offences including obstructing traffic and disobeying reasonable direction.
National Newsletter #2
Oct 05, 2020
Waves of action and a Dead Sea march in Hobart.
Join Sydney’s Rebellion
Oct 01, 2020
This October, XR Sydney will hit the streets for Rebellion 2020 with a clear message: WE WANT TO LIVE. Find out how you can get involved.