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Tiwi, Larrakia Traditional Owners take South Korean Government to court to stop offshore gas project

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Release Date: 23 Mar 2022

Tiwi Islander and Larrakia Traditional Owners are taking the South Korean government’s export credit agencies to court to prevent them from financing Santos and SK E&S’ dirty offshore Barossa gas project.

Australian Government blocks climate action, helps foreign governments exploit Australian fossil fuels

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Release Date: 04 Nov 2021

Over the past decade, public financial institutions overseas have pumped $AUD36.7 billion into Australian fossil fuel projects, according to a paper published by Jubilee Australia Research Centre, the Australian Conservation Foundation, South Korea’s Solutions for Our Climate and the Japan Centre for a Sustainable Environment and Society. The report shows how the Australian Government has blocked international efforts to limit fossil fuel financing, while over the last decade it has facilitated foreign bankrolling of the Australian fossil fuel industry to the tune of $AUD36.7 billion.

Australian Civil Society says: ‘South Korea, stop funding fossil fuel projects in australia’

Climate Justice, Stop Barossa Gas

Release Date: 27 May 2021

Today, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, in conjunction with the Environment Centre NT and Jubilee Australia Research Centre organised a protest outside the Korean embassy calling on Korea to stop funding fossil fuel projects in Australia. Korean public financial institutions have provided more than AUD4 billion to gas projects in Australia over the last decade.

Webinar outlines why the Barossa project is worth worrying about

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Release Date: 12 May 2021

The Barossa Project is a new large scale and high risk gas project that will draw gas from an offshore field located in pristine marine waters 100km north of the Tiwi Islands. Jubilee Australia spoke at a webinar, organised by Environment Centre NT, on the role of export credit agencies in financing this project and what civil society is doing to oppose this.

‘Australia needs to end official financing for fossil fuel exports’ say Australian CSOs

Latest News, Climate Justice, Climate proof EFA, EFA, Stop Barossa Gas

Release Date: 22 Apr 2021

A group of Australian Civil Society (CSOs) sent an open letter to Minister Dan Tehan yesterday, calling for Australia to join governments worldwide who are moving away from using export finance to fund fossil fuel projects.

Environmental, Research and Policy Groups Sound Alarm on Announcement About Santos’ Barossa Gas Field

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Release Date: 30 Mar 2021

The Jubilee Australia Research Centre, the Australia Institute, and the Environment Centre NT have sounded the alarm about Santos’ announcement that a final investment decision has been made on its high risk and dirty Barossa project.