flooding on the Yea River - what impacts on North South pipe?

The North South pipe is now laid but anti pipe sentiment remains strong in rural Victoria. Melbourne continues to have other options to meet it's water needs - the Goulburn River does not.

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Watershed Victoria still campaigning on the Desal plant

In recent weeks Watershed Victoria and supporters have raised the major financial backing of the desal plant in Wonthaggi by Westpac and the National Australia Bank

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real food group public forum

Guest speaker James Warner will talk about his experience working for large food processing companies and why he now has a focus on corporate sustainability. Oct 6.

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Zero emissions homes within reach

In  the  wake  of  Victoria’s  warmest  and  driest  winter  on record,  environment  groups  today  called  for  new  building standards  to  reduce  emissions  and  water  use,  and  to  help  the state’s  homes  and  families  cope  with  future  temperature  and price  shocks. 

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Film screening and discussion on the ‘nuclear comeback’

Screening of new documentary Uranium: Is it a Country?
Followed by discussion with Jim Green, National Nuclear Campaigner, Friends of the Earth.
Thursday 1 October.

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Victorian Government's Climate Change Green Paper

Premier Brumby has released the first stage of the Victorian Government’s plan - their Climate Change Green Paper.  There is an opportunity to tell the government what you expect them to do on the question of climate change. 


Submissions are due by September 29.

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Morwell hears how we can make the switch

Clean Energy or Coal? Is the question being posed to residents of Victoria and the Brumby Government at a public meeting in Morwell on the evening of Wednesday, Sept 9, 2009.

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Living with the Bush coalition launched

Improving community safety in the face of increasing risk from bushfires is not a choice between human welfare and environmental integrity. This is a false choice and if pursued will result in giving people a false sense of security while ignoring other more important safety measures.

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North South pipeline works completed - there still isn't any water

Friends of the Earth (FoE) has joined rural groups in expressing disappointment at the completion of the 'major works' phase of the North South pipeline.

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Barmah Benefit

Support traditional owners and Friends of the Earth, Sunday, September 13. This will be an amazing night full of some of Melbourne's finest musical talents whilst supporting an incredible cause.

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