REPRESENTATIVES FROM the Meander Valley recently took part in an Extinction Rebellion ‘Die-In’ at Launceston Town Hall.
As reported in the Examiner on Friday 12 July, Extinction Rebellion Northern Tasmania (XR) held a peaceful protest in Civic Square outside Launceston Council Chambers.
XR’s Declaration of Rebellion, delivered to Mayor Van Zetten and councillors, states: ‘Humanity finds itself embroiled in an event unprecedented in its history. One which, unless immediately addressed, will catapult us further into the destruction of all we hold dear: this nation, its peoples, our ecosystems and the future of generations to come.’
A number of Meander Valley residents car-pooled into Launceston to support this protest and are in the process of establishing a local XR affinity group.
The United Nations gives the planet 10 years, so what can you do? XR Meander Valley is looking for members to be a part of the global movement.
Find information online at ausrebellion.earth. Extinction Rebellion Northern Tasmania can also be found on Facebook.
To make contact with a local, try Graeme at XRmeandervalley@protonmail.com. All are welcome.