Declaring rebellion

Declaring rebellion

On Friday 22nd March, Extinction Rebellion South Australia started the ball rolling, with our first action in Adelaide (our Southern group has already been leading the way with their actions). This was not an arrestable action, but a deeply symbolic one, explaining...
Revitalising democracy

Revitalising democracy

This blogpost explains Extinction Rebellion’s third demand, which flags a future where every citizen feels like their contribution can be meaningful. These demands require mobilisation of similar size and scope to those enacted in times of war. We do not, however,...
Living within our carbon budget

Living within our carbon budget

This blogpost explains Extinction Rebellion’s second demand, which targets one of the key mechanisms we have for avoiding a planetary catastrophe. That our Government enact legally-binding policies to reduce carbon emissions in Australia to net zero by 2025, and take...
Those pesky demands

Those pesky demands

Why are Extinction Rebellion making demands of our government? Who do we think we are? This is a good question. Most activist campaigns have specific goals, such as stopping drilling for oil in the Great Australian Bight. However Extinction Rebellion has much a much...