June 29th, 2017

Koala rescuers and carers from the ‘Koala Belt’ north of Brisbane joined other locals blockading a Downer asphalt plant for 5 hours yesterday. They say rescuing Koalas is not enough. We have to stop Adani!

June 19th, 2017

Late last night, 95 yo Kokoda veteran and great-grandfather Bill Ryan locked the gates of a Downer EDI Road Maintenance Depot full of equipment in Sydney, challenging Downer Group to tear up their $2.6bn contract to build Adani’s Carmichael coal mine. Citizens also locked up 9 more Downer Group industrial premises last night in Melbourne, Brisbane, Townsville, Dunedin, Bathurst, Gympie and Wodonga…

May 16th, 2017

Great-grandfather Bill Ryan is a legally-blind 95-year-old Kokoda veteran, the oldest known person to ever be arrested in Australia. Bill joined fellow Sydney citizens to engage staff of Downer Group today, talking to them about our Nonviolent Direct Action plans to get Downer out of bed with Adani. We found a lot of security guards but very few staff!