Coming Events

AGL: Stop Fracking Gloucester
Sat Nov 14, 2.30pm-4.30pm

Julie Lyford addressing a rally outside AGL in Northern Sydney at the 100th week of the protests.
Julie Lyford addressing a rally outside AGL in Northern Sydney at the 100th week of the protests.

2.30pm JULIE LYFORD OAM, spokesperson for Groundswell Gloucester, will speak on the campaign against AGL’s plans to frack.

Julie, a former Mayor, has been instrumental in bringing the local community onside in this important struggle to save land and water.

MELINDA WILSON, founding member of CSG Free Western Sydney, will address the ongoing campaign to stop AGL in Camden.

In extra good news, the ECOPELLA choir will be performing some of their fantastic anti-fracking songs in the Newtown plaza beforehand.

Come and join the discussion on how Sydneysiders can help get unconventional gas banned in NSW.

Organised by Stop CSG Sydney
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Info Pip 0412 139 968
Entry $5 | gold coin
Afternoon tea | Yellow Stop CSG T-shirts | Triangles and other merchandise available

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford Street, Newtown (opposite Newtown Station).

4pm: Stop CSG Sydney’s AGM will follow this meeting.
All welcome.

Past Events

Join us for our final General Meeting for 2014 this Sunday, 30th November, 3-5pm at Seaview Community Hall;

12-14 Seaview St, Dulwich Hill

Dr Stuart Khan (UNSW), a contributor to the NSW Chief Scientists report on CSG,  gives his perspective on the report and its implications for the CSG Industry and affected communities.

Steering committee meetings – third Monday of month – 6pm at Newtown TBA -

Join us for our final General Meeting for 2014 this Sunday, 30th November, 3-5pm at Seaview Community Hall;

12-14 Seaview St, Dulwich Hill

Dr Stuart Khan (UNSW), a contributor to the NSW Chief Scientists report on CSG, gives his perspective on the report and its implications for the CSG Industry and affected communities.

Annual General Meeting + film screening + afternoon tea
3pm-5pm Sunday, 28th September 2014
Seaview Hall, 12-14 Seaview St, Dulwich Hill

Sunday 14th September – Eco-living Fair – 10.30am to 3.30pm
Randwick Community Centre – 27 Munda St, Randwick
Stop CSG Sydney will be holding a stall!

Sunday 14th September – Dulwich Hill Village Fair – 10am to 4pm
Marrickville Rd, Dulwich Hill
Stop CSG Sydney will be holding a stall!

24 August – Footprints Eco Festival – 11am to 3pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Cnr Smith & Piper Sts, Annandale
Stop CSG Sydney will have a stall, plus a short film about CSG by Bernadette Smith will be screened.
Footprints Ecofestival

25 July – Stop CSG Sydney – Meeting with Guest Speaker Aiden Ricketts – 6:30pm at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford St, Newtown
Aidan is author of  “The Activists Handbook” and spokesperson for Gasfield Free Northern Rivers, speaking about the community struggle against Metgasco at Bentley (near Lismore).
Facebook event here

25 May – Stop CSG Sydney – public meeting + screening of “Fractured Country” – 3pm to 5pm
at Seaview Community Hall, 12-14 Seaview Street, Dulwich Hill (next to the Library). Join us afterwards for 2014 campaign planning.

18 May – March in May – Stop CSG Sydney will be marching in “March in May”. Meet in Belmore Park near Eddy Ave just before 1pm, look for the yellow “StopCSG” banner.

5 April – Concert for the Pilliga – Coonabarabran
Featuring Ash Grunwald, Jeremy Buckingham (Greens), Dayne Pratzky (Frackman), Phil Laird (Lock the Gate), Naomi Hogan (Wilderness Society) & many others.

7 April – “Fractured Country” screening – Lane Cove – 6:30pm
Guest speaker Liverpool Plains Farmer Rick Laird.
Lane Cove Living and Learning Centre, 18 Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Organised by Lane Cove Bushland and Conservation Society, with Lock the Gates

9 April – “Fractured Country” screening – Sutherland – 6:30pm
Sutherland Multi Purpose Centre, 123 Flora Street, Sutherland
Organised by Stop CSG Sutherland and Sutherland Shire Environment Centre, with Lock the Gates
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24 Nov – Stop CSG Sydney – last public meeting for 2013
Stop CSG Sydney’s last public meeting for 2013 is on Sunday, 24 November from 3pm to 4pm
at Seaview Community Hall, 14 Seaview Street, Dulwich Hill (next to the Library).
After the meeting, adjourned to the Gladstone Hotel at 572 Marrickville Road, Dulwich Hill for our end of year celebration.

18 November – Aussies Against Fracking launch concert – Double Bay
7pm at Bluebeats 16-18 Cross St, Double Bay 9328-4411
Aussies against Fracking unites a star-studded cast of music performers who are opposed to Coal Seam Gas and Fracking. This is the who’s-who of Oz Music, tickets are only $28 (Moshtix or at the door).
Live performances by Adam Harvey, Deni Hines, John Waters, Kevin Borich, Steve Balbi (Mi-Sex, Noiseworks), with Harry Brus, Mick O’Shea & Casey Burgess in The All Star Anti-Fracking Band, AAF Patron Doc Neeson (Angels), Dog Trumpet (Reg Mombassa & Peter O’Doherty), Graham Wilson (The Four Kinsmen) Mitch Anderson & Alex Gibson from ‘The Voice’, Kate Lush & Cass Eager.
Guest Speakers: Drew Hutton, President LOCK THE GATE, Dayne Pratsky “The Frackman”, Greens Senator Jeremy Buckingham, and Aussies Against Fracking patron Doc Neeson.
Plus the launch of Leo Sayer’s new video “NO FRACKING WAY”.

17 November – National Day of Climate Action – 11am Prince Alfred Park
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27 October – StopCSG Sydney AGM – guest speaker Paddy Manning
At 14 Seaview St Dulwich Hill, begins 3pm with Paddy Manning speaking about his antiCSG book,
followed by StopCSG Sydney AGM.

25 August – monthly StopCSG Sydney meeting – is cancelled this month, instead visit the StopCSG Sydney stall at Footprints Ecofestival, Whites Creek Community Park, Annandale on that day. Come visit us there! From 11am – 3pm
FB event for Footprints Ecofestival
The Footprints Ecofestival includes an eco film festival, with films screening all day.
Bernadette Smith (from StopCSG Sydney) has her anti-CSG film showing at 12:10 today.
Footprints Film Festival

21 August – Handover of Water Catchment petition – 12 noon -
All Stop CSG groups across Sydney & Illawarra will meet at the fountain at the northern end of Hyde Park at 12 noon.
Petition to stop CSG drilling in Water Catchment Areas. For more information contact Chris on 0425 329 963.

4 August – rally for Bulga against open cut coal mining – 11:30 – Sydney
Meet outside the NSW Supreme Court, Queen’s Square – 184 Phillip St, Sydney

28 July – monthly StopCSG Sydney meeting – 4pm – Herb Greedy Hall, 79 Petersham Rd, Marrickville. Everyone welcome. Guest speaker from Stop CSG Water Catchments (Oakdale).

24 July – protest outside Sydney CSG Conference – Four Seasons Hotel -
Protest against Origin Energy and Santos CEOs, who will be there to Speak about CSG at the Sydney CSG Conference. FB event

23 July – Downing Centre – Silent vigil at Jonathan Moylan’s court appearance.
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21 July – Coledale – 11am
Stop CSG Illawarra celebrate their PAC determination win, to reject Apex CSG drilling in the Illawarra region.
Hosted by Stop CSG Illawarra. Coledale Community Hall, Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul

19 July – Martin Place – Protect Arnhem Land from Paltar Petroleum.
Hosted by The Wilderness Society and the Australian Marine Conservation Society. FB event

18 July – Gaelic Club – Celebrate the Kimberley – hosted by The Wilderness Society.
GT Hotel Sydney (formerly the Gaelic Club), 64 Devonshire Street Surry Hills NSW
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26 May – Stop CSG Regional Meeting – Granville Town Hall
Regional planning meeting for CSG groups. All CSG groups (city, country, interstate) invited.
The aim was to finalise details of a planned pre-election action so we can start organising and publicising. The agenda will cover the type of action, the message, location & timing of the action, and possible speakers. Contact:

18-20 May – Kurri Kurri – Beyond Coal and Gas – 3 day seminar in Hunter Valley (Sunrise Project)

15 May – Stop CSG Sydney – Steering committee meeting – 6pm at Newtown –

11 May – Climate Summit – Lee Rhiannon, Jeremy Buckingham, Jess Moore, Simon Butler
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2 May – Coal Seam Gas, Coal Mining, and Environmental Justice in NSW – Sydney Uni – 6pm – Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue
Sydney Uni details

1 May – Stop CSG Sydney – campaign meeting – 6pm at Newtown –

28 April – Stop CSG Sydney – public meeting 4pm – Marrickville, 79 Petersham Rd
Includes short film screening by Anna Broinowski.
Facebook Event

26 April – 8AM – Martin Place – protest to protect our water from CSG Mining
Facebook Event

26 April – deadline for submissions – review of NSW CSG Operations by Chief Scientist

12 April – submissions deadline re NSW Govt proposed amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy
See Submissions page

10 April – “Promised Land” film screening – Parramatta Town Hall, Church Street Mall, Parramatta
New film starring Matt Damon as a salesman for a natural gas company. Followed by a discussion about the campaign to stop coal seam gas mining in Western Sydney., Fred 0412 556 527 8070 9341 Email

8 April – Vic Semeniuk talk – expert geologist Vic Semeniuk gave a fascinating talk about geology.
At Patagonia, 93 Bathurst St, Sydney.
Lock the Gate event
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4 April – Senate Submissions re Water Trigger deadline
Greens Submission re Water Catchments and CSG

3 April – Stop CSG Sydney – Campaign meeting – 6pm at Newtown –

1 April – ABC Four Corners – Politics of CSG & Gloucester – channel 2 TV

28 March – Fullerton Cove court decision – 4pm – Macquarie St Sydney

25 March – Martin Place – give BOF his mid-term report card

24 March – Stop CSG Sydney monthly meeting – Marrickville

24 March – Stop CSG Springwood meeting – Springwood

17 March – Campbelltown – Protect Our Land & Water

Campbelltown Council have deferred, but this event went ahead anyway. Koshigaya Park, Campbelltown

16 March – Newcastle – Stop T4 Rally – protest against the new coal terminal “T4″ which will double coal exports from Newcastle.

13 March – Redfern – Community Renewable Energy for Sydney

9 March – Prospect – Zombie-a-frack against CSG –

25 & 26 Feb – Campbelltown – PAC hearings for AGL Northern Expansion – CANCELLED – AGL has withdrawn its application, NSW Govt new rules for 2km buffer zones mean the Northern Expansion cannot proceed –

24 Feb 2013 – StopCSG Sydney – Monthly Meeting, Herb Greedy Hall, Marrickville 4-6pm.

22 Feb evening – Gaelic Club – city & country allied – Rosemary Nankivell, Jeremy Buckingham

22 Feb morning – Martin Place – action to save the Kimberley – postponed due to bad weather

21 Feb – Ingleburn – Campbelltown Council briefing on Health, Social, Environmental Impacts of CSG. –

20 Feb – Varroville – Campbelltown Council briefing on Health, Social, Environmental Impacts of CSG. –

18 Feb – Newtown – Sharyn Munro (“Rich Land Waste Land” author) –

14 Feb – Ingleburn – Campbelltown Council briefing on CSG –

13 Feb – Casula – protest Barry O’Farrell –

13 Feb – Varroville – Campbelltown Council briefing on CSG –

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