The People’s Blockade of the World’s Largest Coal Port is set to be the largest climate civil disobedience in Australia’s history. Happening in Newcastle/Muloobinba 24th-27th of November, this event will see thousands of people from around the country take part in a 2-day, family-friendly blockade of the Newcastle coal port.
Join Dr Barry Trail and Rising Tide activist Alexa Stuart to find out more about the blockade and how you can get involved In Maleny:
Dr Barry Trail is a Maleney local and experienced environmental campaigner. He works with Climate Action Network Australia campaigning for decisive action from the federal government on climate.
Alexa is a 19 year old activist from Rising Tide Newcastle. During high school she was a School Strike for Climate leader, and was awarded Newcastle Young Citizen of the year in 2020 for that work. Since Rising Tide’s relaunch last year, she’s been a key organiser of this quickly growing movement. Alexa will be joining via zoom from Newcastle.