Media Releases | 23rd May, 2011

Community Rally says No New Coal Power for Victoria

Monday, 23 May 2011

Hundreds of people are expected to attend a rally tomorrow to protest the Environment Protection Authority’s decision to approve the new HRL coal fired power station for Victoria. The protest is calling on the state and federal governments to withdraw funding for controversial the project and stop it from going ahead.

What: Rally against the planned new HRL coal-fired power station

When: 12.45pm – 1.45pm, Tuesday 24 May 2011

Where: Steps of State Parliament, Spring St Melbourne

Who: Organised jointly by Environment Victoria, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and the Stop HRL Collective


Mark Wakeham, Environment Victoria – 0439 700 501
Julien Vincent, Greenpeace – 0419 179 529
Paul Connor, Stop HRL – 0400 777 622

Media assistance:

Louise Matthiesson, 0417 017 844

Read our media release here

Get more info on the campaign here