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.
XR SA actions target fossil fuel partnerships with government
17 Oct 2022
Wave 1 of Extinction Rebellion South Australia's campaign to End Fossil Fuels Now began with a Blockade of the Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition
Extinction Rebellion activists glue on to Picasso painting at the NGV
10 Oct 2022
In an action that received global media coverage, two rebels glued themselves to Picasso’s ‘Massacre in Korea’ at the National Gallery of Victoria
National Threatened Species Day rally: Australia’s shameful record
9 Sept 2022
86 years after the last Tasmanian Tiger died in captivity, Australia has the highest species extinction rate in the world.
Australian jobs and much else at risk in an era of accelerating catastrophes
4 Sept 2022
ACT rebels flag the need for urgent climate action in a protest during the September Jobs and Skills Summit at Parliament House
Trolley Trouble in Melbourne
28 Aug 2022
A choreographed action with empty shopping trolleys drew attention to the impact of climate change on our food supply
XR SA rebels highlight lack of government action on the climate crisis
28 Aug 2022
Rebels glue themselves to a CBD roof and the front entrance of Labor HQ in Adelaide to send a message that empty words are not enough.
VicForests trash shared heritage to make throwaway paper items, say protesters
17 Aug 2022
Vic Parliament rally follows a peaceful protest that stopped forestry operations on Mt Disappointment
There has never been a more important time to be alive
10 Aug 2022
Speakers at rallies in SA and NSW call for climate action and solidarity. Each one of us is vitally important in a stand against governments captured by fossil fuel interests.
Red Rebels protest the Tasmanian fish farming industry
5 Aug 2022
The salmon industry is one of many contributors to the slow disaster of marine ecological collapse, unfolding across the globe.
Climate groups rally in Melbourne while governments shut down the future
31 July 2022
The new government still plans to go ahead with 'carbon bombs' like the Scarborough-Pluto gas project, which by itself will produce three times Australia's current annual emissions in its lifetime.