Past Events

  • Sweatshop Strategy with Sheung So

    Monday, November 19, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth, 312 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia

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    Come and join the discussion with Sheung So on how people in Australia can stand in solidarity with workers across the globe being exploited make stuff for us, at the cost of people & planet.

    Sheung So is an organiser and strategist with the...

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    223 workers who developed leukemia, lupus, lymphoma, and multiple sclerosis working for Samsung. There are 76 reported deaths to date. It's taken relatives mounting a 1,023 day sit-in outside their headquarters for Samsung to open dialogue.

    In solidarity with workers and relatives of the...

  • Voices of Resistance

    Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth in Collingwood , Australia

    Join us for international speakers, food, music & friends, to learn about and show solidarity with two vital international struggles.

    We are proud to welcome two international guests—labor rights activist Sheung So from Hong Kong, and anti-mining activist Millicent Shungube from South Africa—both incredible...

  • Worker Power in China with Sheung So - Q&A Facebook Live

    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Online - Facebook LIVE

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    With the biggest work force on the planet China has been a source of cheap labour for the companies like Apple, Nike and Ford. In this episode we will speak to Sheung about what's happening on the factory floor and how we can work...

  • Candidates' Forum: Portland's role in Victoria's Energy Future

    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Portland Angling Club, in Portland, Australia

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    Portland is home to hundreds of renewable energy jobs, how can we secure these jobs into the future?

    Victoria is transitioning from coal to renewable energy, how can Portland seize the economic opportunities?

    Join us for the Candidates...

  • FoE Forest Collective Meeting

    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Campaign Centre, 312 Smith St, Collingwood

    Foe Forest Collective

    The Friends of the Earth Forest Collective meets 6pm every second Thursday upstairs at FoE to work together for the protection of Victoria's native forests.

    Our precious native forests are still being heavily logged despite the efforts of local communities...

  • Pedal for Forest Protection!

    Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 09:30 AM

    Who likes cycling? Who likes forests? If your answer is "Me! Me! Me!" come along to the Forest Collective's Pedal for Forest Protection Bikeride!
    There's less than 3 weeks until the election, and there has still been a resounding...

  • Hemantha Withanage Q&A - Coal in Asia - Facebook Live

    Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Online - Facebook LIVE

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    We are kick starting a regular live online interview series by meeting Hemantha Withanage to discuss the campaign to get International Financial Institutions to divest from coal in Asia. Hemantha has been instrumental in most of the public interest...

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    Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    1 Sinclair St, Elsternwick

    Victoria’s energy system is failing us. And it’s failing the planet. We have polluting energy sources, soaring power prices and people struggling to pay their energy bills. 

    After a buzzing year of action, we now have a small window left until the Victorian state election on...

  • Vic Election 2018: FoE Melbourne Action Meeting

    Thursday, November 01, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Food Coop, 312 Smith St Collingwood VIC

    FoE-M Election Action Meeting

    This November, Victorians will head to the polls. With community concern about climate change on the rise, it's an issue that all political parties must address in detail.

    Our state is...

  • Delivering Forest Survey Results to Treasurer Tim Pallas

    Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Tim Pallas MP office in Werribee, Australia

    The Forest Collective has collected an incredible 221 surveys about the opinions of Werribee locals on how we should look after forests and, surprise surprise, there is overwhelming support for forest protection and the creation of the Great Forest National Park and Emerald Link!
    We're delivering this result to treasurer Tim...

  • Banner Reveal: Renewable Trains 4 Melbourne

    Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Flinders Street Train Station Steps in Melbourne, Australia
    Renewable Powered Trains for Melbourne
    Did you know Melbourne's trains are the second largest single energy user in the state? Not only that, the trains still source their electricity from...
  • Fish out of Water - Doco and Drag Show

    Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 08:00 PM
    Loop Bar - 23 Meyers Pl

    The Murray Darling is suffering from low flows and over extraction. 

    Failure of government has caused huge lakes systems to go dry, reduced the Darling River to a trickle and put immense pressure on ecosystems and communities that depend on a healthy river. 

    Now instead of returning water to the rivers the...

  • Transfigured Matter - Art Exhibition

    Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM - November 01, 2018

    Catherine Hearse - Works from the archives

    Catherine Hearse is a Melbourne-based sculptor. This exhibition will showcase her collection of works titled Transfigured Matter. 

    The works cover a period of almost ten years and draw inspiration from a range of sources, including embroidery, plant...
  • Hell Bent(leigh) on Letterboxing for Forests

    Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Victory Park, Patterson Rd, Bentleigh

    Bentleigh letterboxing day and flier pick up

    On Sunday 14 October, the FoE Forest Collective will be blitzing Bentleigh, letterboxing forest fliers to make sure Bentleigh residents know what's happening in our forests and what they can do to...

  • Hambacher Forest Solidarity Film Screening and Info Night

    Sunday, October 07, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Food Co-op, 312 Smith St Collingwood

    LETS STAND IN SOLIDARITY and show activists resisting Germany's coal expansion and protecting the Hambacher forest that they are not alone!

    Come to along to a screening of a documentary produced by the "Hambi Bleibt" movement, and learn about how you can take action from Australia to support the frontline activists...

  • Pamphlets and picnics in Kew

    Saturday, October 06, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    On Saturday the 6th of October, join the FoE Forest Collective for a delightful day of letterboxing forest leaflets in the leafy streets of Kew.

    We'll meet together at Alexandra Gardens at 10am to collect leaflets (meet at the Cotham Rd entrance to the park, near...

  • Brunswick Forest Campaign Action Meeting

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Site Works in Brunswick, Australia

    Brunswick forest campaign action meeting

    Brunswick, our forests need you!

    On Tuesday September 11 we'll get together to get sorted for the Brunswick forest campaign.

    You'll get all the info and materials you need to start campaigning.

    There are heaps of...

  • Threatened Species Parliament

    Sunday, September 09, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Parliament Reserve, near Parliament House, Melbourne

    Threatened_species_parliament_Sept_2018.jpgVictoria’s threatened species are in crisis, logging in critically important habitats is pushing rare animals and plants further towards extinction.

    Join us at Parliament reserve (opposite parliament station) after National Threatened Species Day to call on the state government to protect...

  • Threatened Species day @ Broken Heel

    Friday, September 07, 2018 at 02:30 PM
    Menindee Lakes

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    RIVER COUNTRY PRESENTS 2 DRAG PERFORMANCES FOR THREATENED SPECIES DAY

    JOIN US to make some noise for the Darling and Menindee lakes!!

    The great Darling River is sick. Lake Menindee, dry as a bone. 
    Instead of fixing corruption the Government is...

  • Stories from the Frontline

    Saturday, September 01, 2018 at 05:00 PM · $15.00 AUD
    Fairfield Uniting Church in Fairfield, Australia

    An intimate event interweaving activist stories with theatre performance.  We invite you to share and hear stories from Friends of the Earth’s 45 years of history building transformative social movements for environmental justice.

    In a Melbourne Playback performance...

  • Caulfield Community Meeting

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 06:30 PM
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    Do you live in the Caulfield electorate and care about climate and energy justice?

    Are you sick and tired of expensive power bills, greedy retailers and a polluting energy system?

    Then join us for a casual community meet-up to discuss how you can make an...

  • Victoria's forests under threat - Brunswick info night

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Long Play cinema in Fitzroy North, Australia

    Brunswick Friends of Forests, Friends of the Earth, Great Forest National Park & Goongerah Environment Centre GECO have teamed up to present an info night about the urgent need to protect Victoria's native forests and how Brunswick...

  • A Container Deposit Scheme for Victoria

    Thursday, August 09, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth cafe, 312 Smith st, Collingwood

    Part of the FoE WINTER SERIES.

    BA_action.jpgFeaturing Annett Finger, Boomerang Alliance

    In over 40 jurisdictions around the world, container deposit schemes (CDS) work effectively to decrease litter and increase recycling rates. But CDS is also a social scheme, creating enormous fundraising opportunities...

  • River Country Skill Share

    Saturday, August 04, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    TBA in Collingwood, Australia

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    Rivers, floodplains, forests and wetlands are under threat from mismanagement and corruption at the highest levels. 

    The Murray Darling Basin Plan has been gutted and governments are turning a blind eye to communities that care about a healthy...

  • Treaty Circle

    Thursday, August 02, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Food Coop and Cafe in Collingwood, Australia

    With Lidia Thorpe, Member for Northcote - Thursday August 2, 2018 6:30pm

    Australia is the only Commonwealth nation in the world that does not have a treaty with its First Peoples. It‘s time for of Victoria to lead to lead the...

  • Portland Energy & Climate Update

    Wednesday, August 01, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Richmond Henty Hotel in Portland, Australia
    Portland Climate & Energy Update
    Victoria's South-West Coast is at the forefront of renewable energy, with a number of wind farms already built, a number more...
  • Mulgrave Info Night: Building on Vic's Renewable Energy Leadership

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Mulgrave Community Centre in Mulgrave, Australia
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    Have you heard about climate change and want to find out about local impacts and positive solutions? Are you interested in renewable energy, like wind and solar power? How can we...
  • Forest Disco Fundraiser

    Friday, July 27, 2018 at 08:00 PM - July 28, 2018
    Bar 303, 303 High Street, Northcote

    Get groovy and funky and every other kind of down at the FoE Forest Collective daggy disco for forests.

    Dress up as your favourite musical hero of the 70s or 80s and dance 'til you can't dance no more to the best songs eva. 

    Every song, you...

  • Get Shit Done - Community Action Training

    Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Melbourne Multicultural Hub in Melbourne, Australia

    Want to skill up and develop your campaign action skills? Want to take action to put climate change, environment, and social justice issues on the agenda?... 

    Join us for a day of community action training at the Melbourne Multicultural Hub! 

    It...

  • Power for People & Planet

    Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    Friend's of the Earth Melbourne campaigns for a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. Quit Coal's new Energy Justice campaign also calls for a radical shift in the way our society and economy works. We want new, clean energy sources to be primarily for the...

  • Walkfilmfundraiser

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 06:00 PM · $10.00 AUD
    Loop Cinema and Bar in Melbourne / Naarm, Australia

    Join the ACE Nuclear Free Collective for the opportunity to see this inspiring documentary film. 'Walking for country' is a celebration of Wangkatja country and a testament to the strength of the community who have fought to stop uranium mining at Yeelirrie,...

  • Rights for People - Rules for Business

    Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne Food Coop in Collingwood, Australia

    Rights for People - Rules for Business

    As part of FoE Melbourne's Winter Speaker Series, this event considers how we hold multinational corporations accountable for human rights and environmental abuses.

    Come along and hear from a host International and...

  • The Greens agenda in 2018

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth cafe, 312 Smith st, Collingwood

    greens_logo.pngFeaturing Ellen Sandell, Member for Melbourne

    In an election year, groups like Friends of the Earth are working hard to convince all political parties about the need to adopt meaningful environmental policies. The Greens already have a progressive social and environmental...

  • Sustainable Cities Movie Night Fundraiser

    Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 06:30 PM · $15.00 AUD
    Loop Project Space and Bar in Melbourne, Australia

    Friends of the Earth Melbourne is hosting a community movie night in the heart of the city to raise money for the Sustainable Cities campaign. Money raised will go towards a continued effort to create a sustainable, environmentally friendly, and healthy future for transport in...

  • Canberra Rivers Snap Action

    Friday, June 08, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Hyatt, 120 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra ACT 2600

    Last month, the Government slashed 605 billion litres out of the Murray Darling Basin Plan, reducing it by 20% and taking more water than Sydney Harbour away from rivers, wetlands & forest ecosystems.  

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    Friday Morning, Ministers of the Murray Darling Basin Council...

  • The long struggle to protect the Inland Rivers

    Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth cafe, 312 Smith st, Collingwood

    long_struggle_June_2018.jpgFoE’s River Country collective has a proud history of working to stop logging along the Murray River and helping to protect precious Red Gum forests in the Barmah Millewa National park. We have worked alongside traditional owner groups to secure cultural...

  • 6 Months to Make a Difference - Launch

    Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Fitzroy Town Hall - Reading Room

    Our state is undergoing profound change as the population grows, entire industries go to the wall, and climate change starts to really impact on our landscapes, economy and lifestyles. Yet Melbourne continues to sprawl, as low-density development covers...

  • Get On Board #2

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Friends of the Earth Melbourne would like to invite you to a special meeting to follow up meeting from developing a Sustainable Community Transport Plan for Melbourne.

     

    Since we came together at the start of 2018 the movement has been growing - new communities getting...

  • Energy Justice Road Trip

    Friday, May 11, 2018 at 06:00 PM - May 13, 2018 · $40.00 AUD

    Join Friends of the Earth & Energy Justice Victoria for a fun and informative weekend Road Trip sharing our vision for a...
  • SNAP RALLY for Renewables at COAG, Melbourne 20th April

    Friday, April 20, 2018 at 07:45 AM
    25 Collins Street
    Snap Rally for Renewables
    For months the Turnbull government has been attacking states like Victoria, South Australia and the ACT for leading on renewable energy, in an attempt to...
  • Pesticides in Food Forum Featuring Professor Alfred Poulos

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne

    Pesticides in Food Forum

    Friends of the Earth is proudly hosting Professor Alfred Poulos to speak about Pesticides in Food. Emphasis during the presentation will include: Different susceptibilities to pesticides (based on genetics, age and development in the womb) and acute and...

  • Scrap the dodgy logging deals - snap action!

    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Parliament House

    This Tuesday 27 March Victoria's 20 year-old dodgy logging deals (Regional Forest Agreements) will expire. These out of date agreements between state and federal governments exempt logging from national environment law.

    Join us on the steps of parliament to tell...

  • Info Night: Energy Justice Campaign

    Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Food Co-op

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    Do you want to be part of a community campaign that’s fighting for an end to fossil fuels while ensuring EVERYONE has access to clean, fair & affordable energy?

    Then come and hear about our new Quit Coal campaign - Energy Justice Victoria. 

    We need all the...

  • GOB March Action Meeting

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    TBC in Melbourne, Australia

    #GetOnBoardCome along to this ACTION MEETING to here updates about the #GetOnBoard: Community Powered Transport Plan! Here about what locals from your area have been doing. Build your skills so you can get your neighbours and community to sign onto the community plan.


    As government after...

  • Get Up and Dance #4: For Energy Justice

    Friday, March 16, 2018 at 07:00 AM
    Friends of the Earth Food Co-op

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    So, picture this. It's a sunny March morning. You could be at home in a snooze-alarm loop or jump-starting yourself with coffee BUT instead you're dancing to soulful beats with all your friends, eating yum pastries, summery fruit & drinking coffee in between.

    I know right......

  • GetOnBoard Action meeting

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Multicultural Hub in Melbourne, Australia

    Are you fired up about creating a fairer Melbourne? One that puts people first, with a transparent and accountable government governing for all citizens (not corporations)?

    Do you want to live in a healthier city? One that protects our city for the...

  • Pushing the Envelope: Next Steps for Climate Action

    Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 01:00 PM

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    Have you ever wondered what's next for climate change action in Victoria?

    Come along to this FREE event at the 2018 Melbourne Sustainable Living Festival to find out how to push the envelope on...
  • Melbourne's transport vision workshop

    Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 09:00 AM

    Friends of the Earth Melbourne and Transport4Everyone would like to invite you to a special meeting to collaboratively develop a Sustainable Community Transport Plan for Melbourne.

     

    Melbourne is in the middle of a transport planning nightmare.  Labor have committed over $23 billion to megaroad projects...

  • AGM 2017

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 06:15 PM
    TBC

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    MEMBER ONLY EVENT

    New members are welcome and can sign up here.

    The 2017 FoE Melbourne Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on November the 16th 2017 and as a financial member you are invited to attend. This year we...

  • RALLY: Stand for Vic Climate Leadership

    Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 10:30 AM
    Victorian Parliament House

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    HELP MARK A CLIMATE CHANGE MILESTONE AND CALL FOR MORE ACTION! 

    The strengthened Victorian Climate Change Act takes effect on Wednesday 1 November and brings the state's...

  • Sustainable Cities Launch

    Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 06:30 PM

    The Sustainable Cities Campaign needs Melbournians to be involved in creating the Sustainable City vision.

    This invite-only event will bring together local groups, community partners and campaign supporters to launch Friends of the Earth's new Sustainable Cities Campaign and galvanise support for sustainable transport options in...

  • Northcote - contact your candidates

    Friday, October 06, 2017 at 06:00 PM - October 20, 2017
    Northcote electorate

    The seat of Northcote is currently vacant and a by-election has been announced for 18 November 2017. The how-to-vote cards for each candidate must be registered by 20 October. 

    We have just 4 weeks to ramp up the forest campaign in Northcote to ensure forests are a big...

  • Bentley Effect Brunswick

    Tuesday, October 03, 2017 at 06:30 PM · $15.00 AUD
    Siteworks in Brunswick , Australia

    Bentley Effect 3 October 2017

    Join Friends of the Earth for a special fundraiser celebration of people powered campaigns to stop fracking and coal and gas exploration. 

    The Bentley Effect is a timely story of a community's heroic stand, and shows how strategic direct action and peaceful...

  • Northcote by-election letter boxing

    Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 06:00 PM - October 08, 2017
    Electorate of Northcote

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    The seat of Northcote is currently vacant and a by-election has been announced for 18 November 2017. The how-to-vote cards for each candidate must be registered by 20 October.

    We have just...

  • Act on Climate Info Night - Sept 20

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Cafe and Food Co-op in Collingwood, Australia

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    Do you want to see Victoria lead the country on climate change action?

    Then get involved in the Act on Climate campaign!

    The Federal government has failed the country on climate change. Since taking office in 2013, the Abbott/Turnbull Coalition has scrapped the national...

  • Info night: August

    Monday, August 28, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Food Co-op in Collingwood, Australia
    Let's get our city moving in the right direction!
     
    I want to hear your Melbourne Sustainable City vision, share some of what I’ve heard are really important issues facing Melbourne right now, and start a path to get Melbourne on...
  • Hermitage Creek forest walk - National Tree Day

    Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Ground in Fernshaw, Australia

    Logging has been temporarily halted in the Hermitage Creek area of Toolangi state forest whilst the government asses biodiversity values and decide how they will protect a colony of threatened Greater Gliders. While it's safe for now this area could still be logged by VicForests as early...

  • Climate & Energy Update - Maryborough

    Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 01:00 PM
    Goldfields Community Hub in Maryborough, Australia

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    COMMUNITY EVENT: HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON POWER BILLS WHILE ACTING ON CLIMATE!

    We're all faced with rising power prices. Power bills are putting an ever growing strain on families and businesses. Meanwhile...

  • Volunteer Info Night July 2017

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

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    Come and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Want to help out in the office? Or maybe get more involved in one of our campaigns like Yes 2 Renewables, Anti-Nuclear, Clean Energy Collective, Act on...

  • Act on Climate (Vic) - Campaign Info Night

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth cafe and food co-op
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    Friends of the Earth's upstart Act on Climate campaign hit the ground running in 2017, securing key cross-bench votes needed for the Climate Change Act to pass the Parliament in February.

  • The Bentley Effect Film Screening

    Monday, May 08, 2017 at 06:30 PM · $15.00 AUD
    Loop Project Space and Bar in Melbourne, Australia

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    In March 2017, Victoria became the first Australian state to ban fracking permanently!

    Join Friends of the Earth for a special fundraiser celebration of people powered campaigns to stop fracking and coal and gas exploration.

    The Bentley Effect is a timely...

  • Volunteer Info Night April 2017

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne in Collingwood, Australia

    Interested in volunteering at Friends of the Earth Melbourne? We are part of the largest environmental federation in the world and work on dynamic, community driven campaigns here in Victoria.  For the past five years we have focused much of our campaign efforts on regional Victoria in order to achieve incredible...

  • Hold the climate blockers to account - Join Us at Liberal HQ, Tues Feb 28

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 01:30 PM
    Liberal Party HQ in Melbourne, Australia

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    Amendments to strengthen Victoria's Climate Change Act have passed through the Parliament, but no thanks to climate blockers in the Liberal and National party.

    We were lucky this time. It's crucial that the community holds the Matthew Guy opposition to account for their efforts to block strengthened...

  • Volunteer Info Night February 2017

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne in Collingwood, Australia

    Interested in volunteering at Friends of the Earth Melbourne? We are part of the largest environmental federation in the world and work on dynamic, community driven campaigns here in Victoria.  For the past five years we have focused much of our campaign efforts on regional Victoria in order to achieve incredible...

  • Act on Climate Northcote Meeting Dec 15

    Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Northcote Library Meeting Room in Northcote, Australia

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    On Sunday December 4 we had almost 30 people turn up to our picnic in All Nations Park to kick off the next stage of our campaign in the Inner North. 

    To follow up from this first contact, we will...

  • #ActOnClimate Picnic Melbourne

    Sunday, December 04, 2016 at 10:00 AM
    All Nations Park in Northcote, Australia

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    This year is an important one for climate action in Victoria. We now have a state renewable energy target (a VRET) and will soon have a legislated ban on all onshore unconventional gas drilling.A...
  • AGM 2016

    Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne

    All members are invited to attend our 2016 Annual General Meeting.

    Please arrive 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start.

    Agenda:

    1. Welcome

    2. Confirmation of the previous AGM minutes

    3. Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) Report

    4. Campaigns Report

    5. ...
  • Melbourne Coal Closure Inquiry Solidarity Action

    Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 08:30 AM
    Victorian State Parliament

    Stand with frontline communities as they move beyond coal!

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    We need a national coal closure plan to get us off fossil fuels and on to clean energy. We need to provide communities and workers, in places like the Latrobe Valley, with the certainty they deserve to prepare...

  • Quit Coal Vic Gas Ban Party

    Friday, November 11, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Purple Emerald

    After 5 years of campaigning to stop unconventional gas across Victoria, it has finally happened and so we need to party!

    Come along for yummy canapes, drinks and dancing. The night will start with story telling from the campaign, so please bring stories that will make us laugh, cry and...

  • Y2R SA Info Night Nov 2016

    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    The Joinery in Adelaide , Australia

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    Hundreds of articles have been published since mid-July taking the fossil fuel sector's negative slant on renewable energy to the masses. The media blitz is the fossil fuel lobby's attempt to tarnish the reputation of renewables and diminish South Australia's leadership. 

    The fossil...

  • Defend Renewables: Yes 2 Renewables Info Night (Melb)

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth in Collingwood, Australia

    WANT TO SECURE VICTORIA's RENEWABLE ENERGY LEADERSHIP?... JOIN US ON TUES SEPT 20 TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED: 

    It has been a little over two months since the Daniel Andrews government committed to ambitious and achievable Victorian Renewable Energy Targets. Yet the celebration of the VRET outcome has...

  • September 2016 volunteer info

    Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    FoE_Stall.jpgCome and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Come for an informal chat with a few snacks, we can't wait to help you find a way to make you...

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    The fossil fuel sector has mounted an aggressive attack South Australia’s renewable energy leadership in recent weeks. These interests are trying to undermine renewable energy’s reputation and destabilise states who are taking leadership, such as the ACT, South Australia, and Victoria.

    The coordinated attack on renewable energy is an...

  • SA Roundtable Briefing

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    60L Building in Melbourne, Australia

    You are invited to a round table campaign briefing and discussion about what is happening with nuclear waste in Australia.


    Learn more about the vibrant campaign against a national nuclear waste dump in Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners Regina McKenzie and Vivienne McKenzie will be special guests and...

  • Nuclear Frontline: The Politics of Radioactive Racism

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    Northcote Town Hall in Northcote, Australia
    Australia is once again talking nuclear waste, both on a national and international level - and targeting South Australia. This is an issue that concerns all Australians but particularly targets Australia's Aboriginal people. Come and spend an evening with us to learn about what is happening and...
  • May 2016 volunteer info

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    FoE_Stall.jpgCome and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Come for an informal chat with a few snacks, we can't wait to help you find a way to make you...

  • April 2016 volunteer info

    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    volunteer_with_friends_of_the_earth.jpgCome and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Come for an informal chat with a few snacks, we can't wait to help you find a way to make you...

  • Nuclear In/Justice - Atomic April

    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    Union House - Melbourne University in Melbourne, Australia

    Photo from Nuclear In/Justice workshop at ASEN Training Camp 2016
    ACE presents a new experiential workshop exploring the nuclear industry in a fun and participative way. We will go on a journey of movement and theatre to understand our role in the nuclear...

  • March 2016 volunteer info

    Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    volunteer_with_friends_of_the_earth.jpgCome and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Come for an informal chat with a few snacks, we can't wait to help you find a way to make you...

  • Coal Info Night

    Thursday, March 03, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne in Collingwood, Australia

    The end of coal is in sight and around the world countries are making the change from coal to renewable energy - so why then is Australia lagging behind? Find out the state of coal campaigning in Australia with an emphasis on what is happening here in Victoria and also...

  • Feb 2016 volunteer info

    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    volunteer_with_friends_of_the_earth.jpgCome and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Come for an informal chat with a few snacks, we can't wait to help you find a way to make you...

  • RALLY: Ban Onshore Gas + Grow Renewables!

    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 11:30 AM
    Victorian Parliament House in East Melbourne, Australia

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    Big energy companies have sought to "open up" Victoria to onshore gas drilling and fracking--putting prime farmland and water resources at risk. Regional communities around the state have said "no" to risky unconventional gas extraction. 

    On the other side of the coin, the Federal government has...

  • Y2R Info Night Feb 2016

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    Friends of the Earth in Collingwood, Australia

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    Do you support more renewable energy for Australia? 
    Want to see more clean-tech jobs here in Victoria? Do you want politicians to do what it takes to tackle global warming? You do?... 

    Then how about joining the Yes 2 Renewables team at an informal campaign info night on...

  • Jan 19 2016 volunteer info

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    volunteer_with_friends_of_the_earth.jpgCome and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

    Come for an informal chat with a few snacks, we can't wait to help you find a way to make you...

  • Y2R Picnic

    Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 01:00 PM
    Edinburgh Gardens in Fitzroy North, Australia

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    It has been another massive year for the Yes 2 Renewables team and supporters like you:

    After our successful election campaign, the Andrews government delivered on its commitment to remove the worst aspects of the state's anti-wind farm laws... 

    Our advocacy...

  • In Terra Art Auction

    Wednesday, December 09, 2015 at 05:00 PM
    Hogan Gallery in Collingwood, Australia

    in_terra_ACE_2015.jpgSupporting the national nuclear-free campaigners of the Australian Nuclear-Free Alliance and Friends of the Earth. Artists include Mitch, Jessie Boylan, Jenny Reddin, Tom Civil, Aleta Lederwasch, Mick Broderick, Phibs, and many more to be announced.

    The Anti-nuclear and Clean Energy...

  • People's Climate March COP21

    Friday, November 27, 2015 at 05:30 PM
    Melbourne CBD


    Peoples_climate_march.jpgWe invite you to join Friends of the Earth Melbourne at the world's biggest climate mobilisation - the People's Climate March!

    All across the world as world leaders gather in Paris for the COP21 climate talks, millions of ordinary people will be...

  • Digital Campaigning Skill Share

    Monday, November 23, 2015 at 09:15 AM - November 26, 2015 · $10.00 AUD
    Reclamation Warehouse in North Coburg, Australia

     

    Digital_Training_Image.jpgActionSkills, Reclamation Warehouse and Friends of the Earth Melbourne are happy to invite you to 3 days of digital skill-sharing and workshops running 23 -25 November.

    We will have experienced facilitators and invite you to...

  • nov 17 volunteer info

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    Come and hear about what FoE is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

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    Want to help out in the office?

    Get more involved in one of our campaigns like Yes 2 Renewables, Anti-Nuclear, Clean Energy Collective,...

  • 'Containment' Film Screening

    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 07:00 PM
    LOOP Project Space and Bar in Melbourne, Australia

    Containment_Film.pngCan we contain some of the deadliest, most long-lasting substances ever produced? Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering vast radioactive lands. Governments around the world, desperate to protect future generations, have begun imagining...

  • Green Pledge volunteer info

    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth Melbourne - Upstairs in Collingwood, Australia

    Come and hear about what Friends of Earth is up to, and how YOU can get involved with us!

    RSVP below!

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    Want to help out in the office?

    Get more involved in one of our campaigns like Yes 2 Renewables, Anti-Nuclear, Quit...

  • Help Shape Victoria's Energy Future

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 03:13 PM

    GFF_Vic.jpgBig energy companies have sought to "open up" Victoria to onshore gas drilling and fracking--putting prime farmland and water resources at risk. Regional communities around the state have said "no" to risky unconventional gas extraction. Some 67 regional towns have locked the...

  • Info Night - Coal and Gas Free Victoria

    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth in Collingwood, Australia

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    Want to find out how you can help save Victoria from the destructive practices of onshore gas mining?

    Want to be part of a campaign that develops community power?

    Want to meet some amazing and inspiring people?

    On Sunday...

  • Yes 2 Renewables campaign info night - Caulfield

    Monday, August 31, 2015 at 07:00 PM

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    The Abbott government is sabotaging Australia’s renewable energy future. Not content with its savage 20% cut to the national Renewable Energy Target, the government has dictated to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation that it can no longer invest in...

  • Y2R Euroa

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 07:00 PM
    Seymour Community House in Seymour, Australia

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    The Abbott government is sabotaging Australia’s renewable energy future. Not content with its savage 20% cut to the national Renewable Energy Target, the government has dictated to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation that it can no longer invest in...

  • Y2R Werribee

    Monday, August 24, 2015 at 07:00 PM
    Wyndham Community & Education Centre in Werribee, Australia

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    The Abbott government is sabotaging Australia’s renewable energy future. Not content with its savage 20% cut to the national Renewable Energy Target, the government has dictated to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation that it can no longer invest in wind farms and rooftop solar power.

    ...
  • Yes 2 Renewables' Wind Farm Tour

    Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 01:00 PM
    Waubra wind farm in Waubra, Australia

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    Have you ever wanted to see a wind turbine up close?... How about having a yarn with a wind farmer?...

    Well here's your chance: Yes 2 Renewables are pleased to announce a tour of the Waubra wind farm on...

  • 40 birthday party

    Friday, May 08, 2015 at 07:30 PM · $10.00 AUD
    Circus Oz Spiegeltent in Collingwood, Australia

    This year Friends of the Earth Australia is turning 40!

    Please join us to celebrate four decades of creative resistance and activism working towards environmental and social justice.

    There will be music, performance, and a chance to hear from some of your fave FoE friends and campaigners.

    Music by Glitter Rats, Sugar Fed...

  • Y2R Info Night April2015

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 06:30 PM
    Friends of the Earth in Collingwood, Australia

    Yes 2 Renewables at Victoria ParliamentDo you support more renewable energy for Australia?

    Want to see more clean-tech jobs here in Victoria?


    Do you want politicians to do what it takes to tackle global warming?

    ...

  • Our Energy Future: Kitchen Table Conversation

    Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at 06:00 PM
    Beav's Bar in Geelong , Australia

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    Yes 2 Renewables and the Geelong Sustainability Group present Our Energy Future: Kitchen Table Conversation

    As the world shifts towards clean, renewable energy sources, the Victorian government has put on the brakes. Wind farms are banned in the windiest...

  • Info Night: Eight Months to Make a Difference in the Geelong Region

    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at 06:30 PM
    Beav's Bar in Geelong , Australia

    Geelong Sustainability Group in partnership with Friends of the Earth's Yes 2 Renewables campaign are seeking to put renewable energy and the need for action on climate on the 2014 state election agenda.

    That’s why we are launching the Eight Months to Make a Difference state election campaign. 

  • Y2RWindFarmTour

    Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM
    Hepburn Wind Farm in Leonards Hill, Australia

    Have you been up close and personal with a wind turbine?... Ever wanted to?... 

    Well here's your chance...  

     Hepburn Wind Farm

    With the generous support of Australia's pioneering community-owned Hepburn Wind farm, Yes 2 Renewables is pleased to announce a wind farm tour...

  • Day of Climate Action

    Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 11:00 AM
    Treasury Place, Melbourne

    Tony Abbott and our new Government are already going backwards on climate change. They've cut the climate department, abolished the Climate Commission, and are getting ready to try repeal a price on pollution and renewable energy funding.