We don't need the pipeline or desalination plant

Many people will have seen the front page story in this weeks' Sunday Age, which quotes 'top-level advice delivered to the State Government' that said that neither the desalination plant or North South pipeline are needed if water conservation measures were to be stepped up.

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AFTER THE FIRESTORM : Bushfires and Climate Change

Public forum: What role did climate change play in the Black Saturday fires?
How can we ensure Victoria is protected from extreme fire events?
Tuesday April 7

 

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Melbourne Palm Sunday March

Please join the annual Palm Sunday rally for peace and disarmament. Sunday 5 April.

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Alternative sources of water for Melbourne

This is the presentation made by Neil Rankine, outlining alternative sources of water to meet our needs now and into the future, without resorting to either the North South pipeline or desalination plant.

It can be found here (powerpoint presentation).

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Garrett fails Victoria on desalination plant approval

Peak environment groups Friends of the Earth (FoE) and Environment Victoria have today joined local residents in condemning the Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett’s conditional approval of the desalination plant in Victoria.

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Public forum: After the fires: sustainable water policy for Victoria

The state government's plan to deliver a secure water future for Melbourne is based on the desalination plant planned for the Gippsland coast near Wonthaggi and the North South pipeline, which will pump water from the Goulburn River. But what other options do we have to meet our water needs? March 25

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Strzelecki Koala Appeal. $20,000 Fundraising Appeal

Friends of the Earth is asking for assistance in raising money to protect the Strzelecki Koala, the only 'genetically diverse' koala population left in Victoria and South Australia

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5% is not enough

Protest on the release of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) Exposure Draft Legislation. March 11.

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'In the Hothouse' - The 2009 Melbourne Social Forum

Friday 17th April - Sunday 19th: at Vic Uni & CERES Environmental Park.

Speakers, workshops, stalls, live music, childrens entertainment & more. A celebration of music, art, craft, dance, films and food with an exploration of the environmental and social challenges that exist in our own backyards and around the world. 

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An Introduction to FoE's Anti-Nuclear and Clean Energy (ACE) Campaign

Come along to an evening of short talks, films, fun, food and drinks to learn about ACE and our upcoming Radioactive Exposure Tour (May 15-25).

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