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John Butler Euro Tour 2021

JOHN BUTLER – SOLO TOUR – EUROPE 2021

Fire Aid - A Benefit Concert

FIRE AID – A Benefit Concert & Album

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@summersalt_aus HOBART is happening in Feb 2021. Tickets are on sale NOW (link in bio) Joining me on stage; @theteskeybrothers @thecatempire @emilywurramara_ @boyandbear ...

STOKED to announce that I’ll be touring with @Summersalt_aus in 2021 joining me on the bill @actualmontaigne @thecatempire @emilywurramara_ @theteskeybrothers & more ♥️
Nominate your town by clicking the link in my bio and influence what towns SummerSalt 2021 will be going to!
See you all in 2021
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I’m so inspired by my elders here standing for the things that really matter. As the insatiable appetite of consumering and vacuous escaping into ‘more’ envelops our natural environment I’m touched by the simple things: That community power is unstoppable. That it make us feel like we have purpose and context and that we belong to something bigger than our own dreams or fears and that THESE ARE TIMES AND DAYS TO MAKE THE WORLD IN WHICH YOU WANT TO LIVE.
Never forget that local community has a right to how their land is used. Before local, state, or federal powers preside COMMUNITY CONSULTATION social license is needed.
If not let the politicians and corporations chop down the trees and frack their own backyards.

I’m in the middle of funeral business at the moment so please take the time to go through the below info and stand for Our South West Forest. I’ll try to get the kinks up in my bio.

#Nannas4NativeForests #HelmsForest #ProtectNativeForests #Forests4Climate #climate



3 ways you can show your support
Please sign and share the online letter to the Premier, and to increase the power of your letter today, edit it to include a mention of your support of the ‘Nannas for Native Forests’ and their request for all native forests to be immediately protected. https://waforestalliance.good.do/forestsforclimate/forestsforclimate/
Join the team working to protect native forests: https://wafa.org.au/join-in/#join
Donate to the crowdfunder to produce the documentary, ‘Cry of the Forests’ which looks at the plight of WA’s unique forests and their value in mitigating climate change.
https://documentaryaustralia.com.au/project/cry-of-the-forests/
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Tomorrow is sold out but this is gonna be a good night for a great cause.
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Developers and money driven Councillors want to turn our region into their next cash cow. Their next Gold Coast. No disrepute Yugerra and Bundjalung country. That country is STRONG, but can’t see how over developing, mega tourism and just jeans added to the regions charm. If anything is ends up usurping it.
So Wooditjup Bilya (Margaret River) community is saying we don’t want a five star hotel ANYWHERE on the delicate and pristine coastlines of Wadandi Booja. Developers go somewhere else. Somewhere where you actually DO have the social license and decent environmental considerations in place.
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Hey Family,
I’m playing a 60 min live tonight on the Don’t Frack The Territory Face book page !!!
It’s starts 5:30pm West Australian Time.
Link in Bio!!
This is a fund raiser to help First Nation and Non indigenous Northern Territory citizens fight the greedy pirates that want to come on to land that they have NO permission to be on and Frack ; jeopardizing ancient water aquifers with their recklessly unregulated industry and dodgy extracting practices.
#dontfrackthent
#frackoff
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FOR ALL WESTERN AUSTRALIAN
FAMILY.
This is very significant and extremely important news for us to respond to. If you love the Kimberley region this is a moment to activate.

First fracking application in WA under McGowan since the moratorium - are now before the EPA!

Yet all the promises the state govt made for further protection and addressing community concerns below HAVE NOT been addressed.

1. Veto rights for Traditional Owners
2. Veto rights for freehold land owners
3. Iconic Natural Heritage Places to be protected from fracking
4. Code of Practice
5. Early and ongoing engagement with local communities
6. Public Health Impact
7. Penalties (environmental compliance tools)
8. Financial assurances

So here’s what’s happening as we speak

Texan fracking company Black Mountain is proposing to drill and frack 6 wells in the Kimberley. The project is to take place in approximately 123km southeast of Derby, within the Shire of Derby. This area has been fracked by Buru in 2015 where radioactive water came to the surface as a result.
This is the first blatant fracking plan in the state under the McGowan Government. The companies exploring in the Kimberley liken the amount of gas there to areas of the US where tens of thousands of wells have been fracked. It starts with a few, and quickly expands.
You have a chance to make sure this dangerous project receives a high amount of scrutiny. The EPA has given the public days to comment on what level of assessment this fracking project should have. Submissions close at midnight this Friday 14th August.

Links for submissions in my bio

It’s your country if you don’t stand for it who will?
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Working and grinding. Sending out love to you all. ...

These Cats wanna Frack this beautiful region. If you’re around Perth folks get down. Let’s tell them to FRACK OFF!!!
@environskimberley @frackfreekimberley @frackfreewa
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Hello to all the West Oz and especially Sth West mob.
Tomorrow there will be a rally to protect Gnarabup and our beautiful coastline here around Wooditjup Bilya ( Margaret River ) . It starts at 12 pm and is at Ruether Park. If you don’t want to see the state, local and corporate Governments of this state turn this coastline into their next Gold Coast dreams then TURN UP AND STAND UP AND BE COUNTED!!!!

Developers and the state government have told us is ‘all go’ and there’s nothing we can do but that’s just another tactic to try and keep this community in their boxes. Let’s show them that the community decides NOT them!!

Go to @preserve_gnarabup to find out more
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@bluesfestbyronbay have announced their lineup & I’M ON IT! Head to the website to get tickets NOW! ...

Hey Family,
Tomorrow the Victorian Greens get to vote for who they want to be their next senator, following the retirement of Richard diNatale.

Although I don’t live in Victoria I’m throwing my support behind @lidiathorpegunnaigunditj
As one of Australia’s staunchest Aboriginal activists and commentators, Lidia has a deep connection to Country which she and her ancestors have nurtured for thousands of years - land which was never ceded that she fights tirelessly for protection.
First Nations Peoples continue to be marginalised by our government and we can’t move forward as a nation until this is addressed and Aboriginal voices are in parliament.
If you live in Victoria get out, Vote & and check out Lidia Thorpe .
Big Love to all you out there family,
John
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Once again this beautiful part of the world is under threat. Theres many different corporate interest on this path for this part of the world but the one in question right now is called Buru Energy.
We need to let Buru Energy know that fracking the Kimberley is unacceptable.
They are holding their Annual General Meeting this week at cable beach in Broome on Thursday May 7 at 10.30 am. Because of COVID-19 we can’t gather to protest as we have done in the past, at Cable Beach or anywhere else.

So we are holding a virtual ralley right now!!!!!! It’s a little involved but in the scheme of things it’s hardly an effort. I’m not yelling here just hoping this breaks through all the info you’re being exposed to. Here’s how to post you holding your placard.
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW AND POST YOUR OPPOSITION TO BURU ENERGY’S PLANS TO FRACK THE KIMBERLEY.

How to Check in to Facebook Places
1. Go to your News Feed and tap on What’s on your mind?
2. Click on the 3 horizontal dots …
3. Choose Check in
4. The input box should say At Where are you?
5. Type in ‘Cable Beach’
6. From the list of Cable Beach Broome check-in sites, choose the one that says Cable Beach with over 40,000 check-ins
7. Now you are checking in at Cable Beach. Here you can add a statement in the What’s on your mind? box, then click the Photo/Video tag and upload your photo with your placard
8. Hit the Post at the bottom of the check-in screen; your comment and photo will be added to the Cable Beach check-in site and shared with your friends
Make sure you set the post to ‘Public’ so everyone can see it.
Sign-up for the Facebook event here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/173845547206255/

If you’re on Twitter, please Tweet @BuruEnergy #Don’tFracktheKimberley
For a Frack Free Kimberley!
Marti @BuruEnergy #Don’tFracktheKimberley
For a Frack Free Kimberley!
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@matonguitars .
I’ll be streaming live in 30 minutes from NOW ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE. JM NOT YELING BUT KINDA AM.
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Yo, Guitar Loverrrrrs, I’m doing a Q&A on the @matonguitars Facebook Page TOMORROW, Monday the 4th of May from 10AM AWST / 12PM AEST. Tune in & Nerd Out! ...

Tonight y’all. @theteskeybrothers 7pm East Oz,5 pm on the Best coast. ...

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