Whitehaven Coal AGM Protest

Whitehaven Coal operate the coal mine in Leard Forest, near Maules Creek. Protesters pictured here gather to protest in Sydney CBD outside of the company’s annual general meeting where it reports back to shareholders about the money it has made from ventures like the Maules Creek coal mine. November 2013.

Whitehaven Coal operate the coal mine in Leard Forest, near Maules Creek. Protesters pictured here gather to protest in Sydney CBD outside of the company’s annual general meeting where it reports back to shareholders about the money it has made from ventures like the Maules Creek coal mine. November 2013.

Protest at Whitehaven Coal’s AGM.

Protest at Whitehaven Coal’s AGM.

Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal Project is a series of open-cut coal mining pits that threaten groundwater, forest, farmland and Aboriginal sacred sites in north west NSW.

Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal Project is a series of open-cut coal mining pits that threaten groundwater, forest, farmland and Aboriginal sacred sites in north west NSW.

Protesting Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal Project at the company AGM in Sydney CBD.

Protesting Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal Project at the company AGM in Sydney CBD.

The coal mine in Leard State Forest near Maules Creek has caused upheaval for the farming community of Maules Creek and the Gomeroi people who are the traditional owners of the land.

The coal mine in Leard State Forest near Maules Creek has caused upheaval for the farming community of Maules Creek and the Gomeroi people who are the traditional owners of the land.

Kate