The Green Case Against a Big Australia

The Green Case Against a Big Australia

Painting by XR rebel Sue Michael https://www.suemichael.art/sue-michael By Gary Clark Since the Liberal Party, in 1996 under the leadership of John Howard, increased Australian immigration levels, the number of immigrants to Australia has steadily increased with...
June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Hello rebels, The recent Adani approvals have been heartbreaking for many, yet it is only one in a series of many decisions that threaten our existence. Our governments continue to ignore climate scientists, traditional owners and public sentiment on climate and...
Climate Refugees or Climate Migrants?

Climate Refugees or Climate Migrants?

By Mij Tanith, XRSA member and Safe Harbour Coordinator When I was asked to write an article on climate refugees, I thought “Oh, rising sea levels. Small, low-lying Pacific islands. What a perfect fit between my long-term support for refugees and my XR activism.” But...
How to engage mainstream Australia

How to engage mainstream Australia

Many have expressed their sense of disappointment at the recent re-election of the Morrison government. However, we may be overlooking the opportunity this result presents to a movement like Extinction Rebellion.  It is important to emphasise that we are an...
May Newsletter

May Newsletter

Hello rebels, With the Federal Election over, it is clear that our demands need to be heard and acted upon. A big thank you to everyone who was out there supporting a vote for climate! The time for petitions and gentle persuasion has passed, and for Extinction...
‘We’ll all be rooned’ said Hanrahan

‘We’ll all be rooned’ said Hanrahan

Hanrahan’s gloomy predictions were funny in their day, when first penned by bush poet John O’Brien. Today… not so much. They have a scary ring of truth to them. In fact we’re pretty much ‘rooned’ already. Not yet, but I fear it is close. I want...