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July 14th, 2017
An executive of Downer Group this morning angrily drove his car into our peaceful protesters, right in front of TV cameras.
We were blocking vehicles entering two carparks at the Engineering, Construction and Maintenance headquarters of Downer Group in Woolloongabba, demanding they cancel their $2.6bn contract to build Adani’s disastrous Carmichael coal mine.
The executive pushed the blockading group 1.5 metres backwards with his car but stopped when informed that police were on the way to the protest. The blockade line held strong!
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…