blockadeimarc

17 September 2019 – IMARC Activists Vow to Ramp up

Hundreds mobilized. Thousands disrupted. Dozens arrested. “This is only the Beginning,” say activists planning to blockade a major international mining conference to be held in Melbourne in late October. In the wake of Extinction Rebellion’s successful blockade of...

12 September 2019 – “Strike, Occupy, Shut It Down”

The wave of disruptive civil disobedience protesting the climate emergency is set to escalate, with activists gathering support for a “mass blockade” of the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne in late October. IMARC is a giant conference...

2 August 2019 – Herald Sun Article Release

Climate change activists are planning a four-day blockade to shut down a major mining conference in Melbourne in October. The group is promising an “S11-style protest’’ around the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre which is hosting the International Mining and...

1st August 2019 – Community activists to blockade IMARC

A huge meeting of students, climate and mining activists trade unionists, animal rights and other community activists voted on Sunday to organise a mass protest to shut down IMARC on 29 October. "With the environment melting down, we need mass civil disobedience",...