No Fibs #leardblockade Coverage by Margo Kingston


@NoFibs tribute to those who fought at #leardblockade, photos by @margokingston1

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Citizen Journo MARGO KINGSTON preview of Tuesday’s action at the #leardblockadeon
Citizen journalist Margo Kingston talks to Paul Bevan about #leardblockade and the hash tag as space for comment from all sides of the debate on the Maules Creek mine in Western NSW. He also speaks to 91 year old Bill Ryan on why he has taken part.

Citizen Journo MARGO KINGSTON live interview in the blockade with Paul Bevan. Newcastle ABC radio on the #LeardBlockade
Citizen journalist Margo Kingston dropped by the 1233 ABC Newcastle offices, while being embedded with protestors at the Leard State Forest.She spoke to 1233’s Paul Bevan about why she’s set up with protests to report a story mainstream media isn’t covering.

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Additional resources and media reports

Leard State Forest Flickr Gallery
Lock The Gate: 
Leard State Forest and Maules Creek

The Global Mail: The Coal Mine And Maules Creek – Ecological Haven or Whitehaven?

The Guardian: An open letter to NSW farmer Phil Laird: Greenpeace stands with you
The Guardian: Sacred sites under threat from Maules Creek coalmine, Indigenous elders say
Greenpeace: Trees are starting to fall in Leard State Forest

ABC: Arrests at mine protest climb to 10

People are leaving ANZ Bank for funding Dirty Coal and Gas mining projects

SMH: Minister ‘failed to act’ on Maules Creek mine stop-work order
Matilda: ANZ Funds Big Coal Boom
he Northern Daily Leader: Councillors move to allow protesters to stay at site

Dolly Talbott speaks out against Whitehaven Coal destruction of sacred sites in Leard Forest

NineMSN: Protesters stop work at NSW mine
Lock The Gate: Coal project blockade swells to 100 people