Tony Burke. Protect the Leard Forest Koala population by rejecting the mining application made by Whitehaven Coal and Boggabri
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Federal Environment Minister
Tony Burke

Tony Burke. Protect the Leard Forest Koala population by rejecting the mining application made by Whitehaven Coal and Boggabri

    1. We stand with Jonathan Moylan
    2. Petition by

      We stand with Jonathan Moylan

      Casablanca, Australia

Together, the Maules Creek open-cut coal mine in NSW and the Boggabri expansion will destroy up to 5,000 hectares of the Leard State Forest. This is crucial habitat to koalas and other vulnerable species. Mining approval means a death sentence for this wildlife.

Climate catastrophe is only a few tough decisions away. Coal is the lifeblood of climate change and it is in Australia's best interest now and in the future for the mining application made by Whitehaven Coal to be rejected as well as the Boggabri expansion. 

To:
Tony Burke, Federal Environment Minister
In the interest of all Australians, we call on you to take the lead and reject the application for the Maules Creek Coal Mine in the Leard Forest made by Whitehaven Coal.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    1. Reached 1,500 signatures
    2. Whitehaven Coal Receives Approval From Tony Burke!!

      We stand with Jonathan Moylan
      Petition Organizer

      Last week Whitehaven Coal received conditional approval from Tony Burke which means that once the conditions are met, that coal is coming out of the ground and into our atmosphere, driving us much closer to the catastrophic effects of climate change! Not to mention the loss of habitat and noise pollution the koalas that inhabit the Leard Forest face when mining begins.

      We won't accept this decision by the Australian Government and neither should you. The Maules Creek community are standing on the frontline in the Leard Forest and pursuing legal action against the decision but they still need your help!

      To donate to their fighting fund visit this address:
      http://maulescreek.org/maules-creek-leard-forest-fighting-fund

      To stand with humble community of Maules Creek visit:
      http://www.facebook.com/maulescreek

      To stand with Jonathan Moylan visit this address:
      http://facebook.com/standwithjonathan

      Thanks again for taking action to stand up for our environment!

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures

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    • Kym Kilpatrick ARMIDALE, AUSTRALIA
      • 8 months ago

      PLEASE NOTE THIS PETITION IS NOW OUT OF DATE - PLEASE SIGN THE UPDATED ONE TO GREG HUNT, ROBYN PARKER, BARRY O'FARRELL - Tony Burke is no longer in government

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    • anthony mcgrath AUSTRALIA
      • 9 months ago

      we have enough coal already

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    • Helen Rogers THETFORD, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 10 months ago

      What a surprise, yet more humans wanting to destroy animal habitat because they can make money from it. Its pathetic. The land is the animals HOME, you want to open a coal mine then dig up your own damn home & leave the koalas be!!!

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      • 10 months ago

      est ce que la protection de la nature est un crime?! La desobeissance civile est une nécessité si l'avenir de l'humanité est compromise...

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    • Claudine MARTEL NOISEAU, FRANCE
      • 10 months ago

      This is a question of ethic and justice

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