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Shoalwater Bay

Shoalwater Bay

On Tuesday, Lazy Jack and her crew sailed past Shoalwater Bay on the central Qld coast. It was a quiet and pleasant sail, showing no indication of what will be taking place at the Shoalwater Bay military training area over the next few weeks. The Talisman Sabre joint military exercises will occur there from July 11-24 – “a biennial, bilateral Australian and United States training activity”. This will include a very different kind of flotilla to our’s – the latest... read more
Lazy Jack at Emu Park

Lazy Jack at Emu Park

If arriving by boat makes one a boat person, Captain Cook was a boat person too. Why do we uncritically celebrate some historical boat arrivals whilst criminalising others? Next year, the Australian government will spend $48.7 million commemorating the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s landing at Australia aboard the Endeavour. This will include $6.7 million to reenact the voyage up the east coast in a replica ship. The Sail 4 Justice journey retraces some of the same journey, as... read more
Sail4Justice with the Wa Canoe joins Walk4Refugees Rally

Sail4Justice with the Wa Canoe joins Walk4Refugees Rally

Sail4Justice with the Wa Canoe joins Walk4Refugees Rally To raise awareness about the ongoing human rights violations in West Papua and to draw attention to this slow motion genocide on our doorstep, the West Papuan community and their supporters pushed the Wa Canoe for Freedom during the Palm Sunday Justice for Refugees rally. Built by Lober Wainggai and decorated by Amos Wainggai, the canoe is a replica of the one that arrived on Australian shores in 2006 carrying 43 West Papuan refugees,... read more
Fight for the Bight

Fight for the Bight

On Sunday some of our #sail4justice crew joined in solidarity with a fantastic turn out of people who care about our oceans and coastal communities, Fight for the Bight, at St Kilda West Beach – Melbournians standing up when our politicians won’t. There was a massive paddle-out protest against Norwegian Company Equinor’s plan to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. .   THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT IS UNDER THREAT FROM BIG OIL. The Bight is no place for risky deepwater drilling. You... read more
Plant Dem Seeds

Plant Dem Seeds

Melbourne Political Hip-hop band Combat Wombat will be donating all proceeds from downloads from their revolutionary hip-hop track ‘ Plant Dem Seeds’ to #sail4justice! Pay as you feel to support this epic mission and check out our deadly new film clip from Moja film. Download song here:https://combatwombat.bandcamp.com/track/plant-dem-seed-feat-yt  Plant Dem Seeds Music video Release!Combat Wombat featuring YTVideo by Moja film Plant Dem Seeds features footage from the MC Izzy... read more

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