Stop AusNet’s Towers Newsletter – 5 March 2022

Spring Street Rally

STOP AUSNET’S TOWERS RALLY – THIS COMING TUESDAY – MARCH 8TH

Come to Spring Street and tell the State Government to Stop AusNet’s Towers. If you don’t AusNet wins.

TUESDAY MARCH 8TH – 12:30PM

The Moorabool and Central Highlands Power Alliance is taking our fight to Spring Street.

Join us on the steps of Parliament to send a message to the State Government: Stop AusNet’s Towers.

Too many politicians won’t come to us, so let’s go to them and tell them to save our communities and farms.

Stop AusNet’s Towers supports renewable energy, supports action on climate change and supports the environment. A GREEN generation solution requires a GREEN transmission solution.

Using out-dated, inferior and destructive overhead electricity transmission technology is NOT in Australia’s strategic national interest, nor cost-effective. Above ground transmission infrastructure is not a future proof solution and AusNet, AEMO and the government are green washing this project.

WHAT:
Stop AusNet’s Towers Spring Street Protest
WHEN:
Tuesday 8 March 2022
12:45pm – Tractor Procession on Spring Street
1:00pm – Speeches on Steps of Parliament House
WHERE:
Victorian Parliament Steps, Spring Street, Melbourne
Steve Curry

STEVE CURRY AT SPRING STREET RALLY

Actor, comedian and star of Australia’s iconic movie The Castle will join the Stop AusNet’s Towers Campaign along with affected community members when the fight is taken to Melbourne’s Spring Street and delivering a simple message: Stop AusNet’s Towers – save our environment, communities and farms.

Hundreds of farmers, residents and landowners will rally on the steps of the Victorian Parliament demanding the State Government refuse to approve AusNet’s proposal for overhead high-voltage transmission lines linking Ararat to Melbourne’s West.

A procession of tractors, horses, fire trucks and agricultural vehicles will form a vehicle procession around Parliament House along Spring Street, departing from Cathedral Place.

STOP AUSNET'S TOWERS RALLY

RALLY LOGISTICS – BOOK YOUR BUS SEAT NOW

We are providing transport by Chartered Buses, you will need to pre-book your seat. Each booking comes with a complimentary Stop AusNet’s Towers T-Shirt.

Buses will depart Tuesday morning (March 8th) from Creswick, Wallace, Myrniong, Ballan, Bacchus Marsh and Melton. Bus parking locations will be advised shortly.

Please click here to make your booking: Stop Ausnets Towers Tractor Rally Tickets, Spring Street | TryBooking Australia

Bringing Tractors, Truck, Animals

We encourage you to bring your Tractors, farm Vehicles, Horses, Camels, and even Elephants (if you have one).

Large vehicle and animals will join the rally on Spring Street – note special arrangements have been made to unload tractors etc.

Please contact Cate Lancashire for coordination:  cate_lancashire@hotmail.com

STOP AUSNET'S TOWERS BANNER PAINTING EVENT

STOP AUSNET’S TOWERS BANNER PAINTING EVENT

An activity for the kids and kids at heart.

Sunday March 6th – 11am

At Kingston Showgrounds, Church Parade Kingston we will be hosting a Banner Painting Event.

For our Spring Street Rally we want to ensure our message is both heard and seen. On Sunday March 6th at 11am at the Kingston Showgrounds we will be hosting a Banner Painting Event.

Bring along the kids, your creativity and help us paint banners that will be displayed on tractors, trucks and carried to the steps of Parliament House.

If you can contribute material for banners (canvas, old sheets etc.), paint, and paint brushes – please bring these along to the event.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at info@stopausnetstowers.com.au

Membership, Fundraising and Volunteers

Membership, Fundraising and Volunteers

We have developed a comprehensive legal fight backed by significant public funding to date however to progress this challenge and force this project back to the drawing board we need to raise a further funds.

We all face significant financial loss if these towers and the terminal station are built.

Dig deep and tell your friends and neighbours. Every donation helps.

Find out how you can help >>

To receive this newsletter in your inbox, visit here to subscribe.

Share this post

JOIN THE FIGHT

We need to tell the politicians in Spring Street and Canberra to Stop AusNet’s Towers.

Here’s how you can help

DONATE

Stop Ausnet’s Towers is a self-funded, grass roots community campaign. AusNet is a foreign-owned, multi-billion dollar corporate business. We need your support.

Donate Now
Stop Ausnets Towers

ABOUT US

Stop AusNet’s Towers is demanding better consultation and a genuine process to consider alternatives.

The Moorabool Central Highlands Power Alliance comprises landowners, residents and community group concerned about the impacts of this project on our lives, land, environment, community and future generations

Learn more