Magistrate considers 'emergency defence' in XR case
Sep 12, 2021
Jane Morton tells Melbourne Magistrates Court that mass civil disobedience is a warranted and reasonable response to the ‘extraordinary emergency’ of climate breakdown.
"Burning Pram Lady" faces court, says government is ‘failing future generations’
Sep 07, 2021
Violet Coco says her actions were motivated by the urgency to face up to the climate emergency and act when our government fails us.
XR Vic Families inspires parents, grandparents and carers to take action
Sep 05, 2021
An in-person Father’s Day action had to be postponed, but XR Vic Families kept the pressure on the Federal Government by asking parents to record personal videos to Sussan Ley, the Environment Minister, and post them on her Facebook page.
Five WA homes raided and six Rebels arrested for anti-Woodside spray chalk
Aug 25, 2021
It’s been a busy fortnight for XRWA, with five homes raided and six Extinction Rebellion WA members arrested at their homes by the WA Government counter-terrorism unit.
Canberra 'Duty of Care' rebels have court cases dismissed or given $20 fines
Aug 24, 2021
Four of those involved in the 'Duty of Care' actions in Canberra had all charges 'proved but dismissed' on 24th August. A further five court cases were heard on 25th August, resulting in $20 fines.
Dancing with death: Ballet should be a Fossil Fuel Free event
Aug 21, 2021
Woodside Energy is the blood sucking villain in this ongoing drama of environmental destruction
Collective action a counterpoint to Australian government inaction
Aug 15, 2021
There’s a sliver of hope in the IPCC report that we can turn around the planet’s destructive path. And there’s further hope in the collective actions of Australians who are making significant strides to reduce our emissions.
Duty of Care campaign
Aug 06, 2021
On Tuesday this week Extinction Rebellion rebels from the across the country brought a novel concept to Canberra: Duty of Care.
It's time for NAB to price the risk of climate chaos
Jul 17, 2021
NAB has lent over $7 billion to fossil fuels in the last 5 years. Will it continue to invest in industries driving the climate crisis? With a critical policy announcement due in September it's time they reconsidered.
No More Gas-led Insanity
Jul 15, 2021
XR Red Rebels sound the alarm to protect sacred icons on the Victorian coast from gas exploration
We are in the midst of the worlds sixth mass global extinction! Here’s what we know.
Jun 29, 2021
When we think of wildlife and nature, our thoughts leap to images of tigers, monkeys, koalas and the like, thriving in the wilderness, content and safe. The glum reality is that these animals and millions more are on the brink of extinction.
Charges dropped against XR, magistrates uphold the role of civil disobedience for social change
Jun 23, 2021
Extinction Rebellion celebrated as charges were dropped against protestors in Sydney, Canberra and Hobart court appearances.