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Extinction Rebellion in the Meander Valley

NewsJoanne Eisemann
Meander Valley XR at the Extinction Rebellion ‘Die-In’, Launceston Town Hall.  Photo supplied

Meander Valley XR at the Extinction Rebellion ‘Die-In’, Launceston Town Hall.

Photo supplied

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.