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Originally published 04Dec2012

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We will resist! done your submission yet

Newsletter 118
2.12.12

Greetings
Welcome to the new people added from the public meeting last Thursday. Our social movement is growing – and as Mayor Simon said "We will resist"!

See below for more info on writing a submission, ir if you'd like a template please contact me or tsconsultants(@)iinet.net.au (remove the brackets which I put there to prevent spam).


AREA COORDINATORS: Please read the last newsletter http://www.mullumaction.org/index.php?cat=newsletters&nldate=1354296148
in which I explain the need for some Area Coordinators who will look after the street surveyors in each area. Currently I have an area coordinator for Blue (Dave Rawlins) Pink (David Sharonowitz) and Red (Kara Lonergan and Nick Southerden). We now need an Area Coordinator (or 2) for purple, green and yellow. Very soon I will do a group mailout for each colour and so you can "reply all" and talk amongst yourselves re: who will become coordinator.


MEETING FOR AREA COORDINATORS This Thursday 6 Dec, 6 pm. It would be great to get someone from each group starting the process – taking on some responsibility – as I shall be away from Friday 7th till 13th on a Gasfields Bus Tour of Queensland. The mobile phone didn"t materialise, so if anyone has one they can lend me, please call 66843723.


MULLUM MEETING – ABC report http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2012/11/29/3643866.htm?§ion=news
I heard that when the news was broadcast, the presenter mentioned that the Mayor had to sit on the floor! He looked quite at ease there, I must say.

See also http://www.northernstar.com.au/news/we-will-resist-mayor-tells-land-council-over-csg/1641453/ And
http://coalseamgasnews.org/news/world/australia/nsw/mayor-pressures-page-to-speak-up-for-locals-on-csg-concerns/

It was a great turnout – and thanks to everyone who attended. Apologies we couldn"t fit everyone in – we had to go with what was available in the tight timeframe and zero budget. Will try & get Civic Hall next time.


S U B M I S S I O N
If you haven"t yet done your submission, there is just one day left - please email to Webcoal.titles@industry.nsw.gov.au
(cc: deborahatmullumactiondotorg and dondotpageatparliamentdotnswdotgovdotau)


SUBJECT LINE: Application no: PSPAPP55 by NSW ABORIGINAL LAND COUNCIL

I am opposed to the above prospecting application.
Put your name and send. If you want to say more go to http://www.mullumaction.org homepage and click "read more" under the picture of a drill vehicle for ideas; alternatively go to ‘documents" on green menu and there are more ideas there. The main thing is to get it in and say "I oppose the application".

Action Alert: Brad Hazzard is coming to Lismore tomorrow
As you may be aware the Planning Minister Brad Hazzard and departmental representatives will be attending a public meeting at the Lismore City Hall on Wednesday 5th December at 10am to provide information on the NSW Government"s Strategic Regional Land Use policies.
This is our chance to tell the NSW Govt that we do not want our region turned into gas fields, and that we are not impressed with their ‘blizzard of regulation" that gives the green light for the gasfield invasion.
For this important event we need numbers. Please contact your friends, family and work colleagues and ask them to attend:
If you are on a Gasfield Free road bring a copy of your declaration scroll. Bring banners/ gas field free road signs/ placards Phone/text everyone you know inviting them to come along Please arrive at 9am to get organised
See you there!


CALL OUT FOR LEARD FOREST

FRONT LINE ACTION ON COAL – GUNNEDAH BASIN
One of the biggest opencut coal mines in the world has been approved for the Gunnedah basin in NW NSW called Whitehaven"s Maules Creek project. A blockade exists and they desperately need support to save this amazing and important biodiverse unique habitat for koalas, south eastern longeared bats, the Feathertail Glider, Spotted Tail Quoll and Masked Owl, to name a few. Go to frontlineaction.wordpress.com or call 0418 754 869 or speak to Iris Ray 66843613 or 0417 937720


ARAKWAL RESPONSE TO ALC
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-11-21/arakwal-csg/4384352

JANNELLE SAFFIN: csg no social licence: Parliamentary speech http://www.northernstar.com.au/news/saffin-says-csg-has-no-social-licence/1637925/

DON PAGE: WHERE ARE YOU ON THIS? please contact don.page(@)parliament.nsw.gov.au (remove brackets)
and send him a copy of your submission or tell him you sent one.
He may well be at the Brad Hazzard meeting on Weds 9am in Lismore City Hall.

NO FRACKING IN UK!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20565152


PUBLIC MEETINGS TONIGHT:
Goonengerry School 7 pm public meeting for Goon/Federal

OCEAN SHORES COMMUNITY CENTRE: 6 pm FOR os/sgb/nos/nb


WE WILL RESIST!

cheers
Deb



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More Information:
http://www.csgfreenorthernrivers.org/
http://coalseamgasnews.org/
http://www.keerronggassquad.org/
http://www.gasileaks.com/
http://lockthegate.org.au/
http://www.stoppilligacoalseamgas.com.au/
http://www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/coal-mining-and-coal-seam-gas
http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/coal-seam-gas-by-the-numbers/
http://stop-csg-illawarra.org/
http://www.ccag.org.au/
http://bimblebox.org/
http://ntn.org.au/
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=561260378#!/CsgFreeNorthernRivers
http://www.youtube.com/user/csgfreenr/videos



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