Thousands gather at Bondi Beach to protest construction of Adani mine

More than 1000 protesters came together at Bondi Beach on Saturday morning to protest at the construction of the Adani coal mine in Central Queensland.

The protest was held as part of the Stop Adani group’s “big day of action” and was one of more than 45 protests held around the country.

A number of local Stop Adani groups from across Australia gathered to protest and spelled out “#STOP ADANI” with their bodies.

The protesters were aiming to send a message to the Queensland and federal governments that they didn’t want to construction of the mine to proceed.

The protesters wore red and black, the colours of the Stop Adani movement and held up signs accusing the federal government of handing money to Adani founder Gautam Adani.

Blair Palese, CEO of 350.org, a group that opposes new coal, oil and gas projects said that neither government was listening to the public.

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