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Securing a safe climate means that 80% of all existing fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground—yet many of our institutions are investing in these reserves. Australia is one of the most carbon-intense economies in the world, yet we are rich in renewable energy resources.

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Galilee Coal

Plans are underway to develop nine mega coal mines in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, five of which would be larger than any mine in operation in Australia today. The mines would triple our emissions and require construction of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point in the Great Barrier Reef.

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Leard Blockade

This campaign is uniting a powerful movement — farmers, Traditional Owners, doctors, environmental groups, religious leaders and many others — to stop the construction of the huge Maules Creek Coal Mine in the endangered Leard State Forest.

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Keep W.A. Gas in the Ground

Sitting beneath some of the most precious, fertile and culturally significant places in WA is a vast swathe of unconventional gas. We need your help to grow a strong movement of supporters who are ready to: stand with communities on the front line, break political support for unconventional gas and stop investment in these projects.

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State Bank of India shelves $1 billion financing agreement for Adani’s Galilee Basin coal mine  

SYDNEY -- After months of speculation, the State Bank of India (SBI) has shelved the $1 billion loan it agreed to five months ago to help finance mining giant Adani’s plan to develop the Carmichael mega coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. This is the 12th global investment bank to walk away from the proposal.

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France’s Big Three Banks reject Galilee Basin investments – Australian Banks must be next

Sydney, 8th April 2015: Australia’s big four banks are being urged to publicly rule out financing the Abbot Point expansion and associated mining and rail infrastructure in the Galilee Basin, following announcements released today by BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole and Societe Generale who have rejected the controversial projects.

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Two NSW councils divest from fossil fuels, showing growing CSG opposition

Sydney, 18th March 2015: Two NSW councils have voted to divest from fossil fuel investments, reflecting increasing community opposition to coal and coal seam gas expansion in NSW in the lead up to the state election. Lismore Council in the Northern Rivers district and Leichhardt Council in Sydney’s progressive inner-west have this week become the latest councils to join the growing fossil fuel divestment movement which is sweeping the globe.

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