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. VIEW AND SIGN UP TO EVENTS ON THIS PAGE.
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.
National Newsletter #1
Sep 20, 2020
A warm welcome to our first national newsletter. An exciting and comforting sense of unity, we hope, in terrifying times.
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?