QUIT COAL – VOLUNTEERS CAMPAIGNING FOR A COAL AND GAS FREE VICTORIA GET INVOLVED

Campaigns and Actions

Crowdfunding to stay gasfield free!

Crowdfunding to stay gasfield free!

  We need your help to continue to keep Victoria Gasfield Free. We have launched a crowdfunding campaign to ensure that we can continue working with communities on the frontline of the fight against unconventional gas. We’ve even made a video!    In the last two years we’ve seen a powerful social movement sweep across the […]

Coal and Gas Free Communities

Coal and Gas Free Communities

In April 2012, the Victorian and Federal governments jointly declared that experimental technology could turn Gippsland into a coal export region the size of the Pilbara. Shortly after, the Minerals Council of Australia declared in a submission to a government inquiry that ‘there is enormous potential for Coal Seam Methane (CSG) industry in Victoria’. Victoria is […]

Direct Action

Direct Action

As a grass-roots organisation, there are always things that come up that don’t fall under one campaign. The government often surprises the public with announcements (almost all bad) that need a response. Groups and organisations reach out to us for help or just to start a dialogue. And sometimes there are just amazing or important […]

The Latest

Glenelg Council votes to be Gasfield free

Glenelg Council votes to be Gasfield free

Glenelg Shire will stay an unconventional gasfield free zone if Glenelg Shire Council gets its way. Councillors have unanimously supported a motion, moved by Cr John Northcott, at last night’s August Council Meeting. In front of an overflowing public gallery at the Portland Council Chambers, Cr Northcott said Council could not risk the future of […]

Community disappointed over consultations

Community disappointed over consultations

Over a year after promising to conduct consultations with communities affected by unconventional gas mining, the State Government recently held 16 ‘open days’ across rural Victoria. Community consultation is an essential and welcome process, which should have been undertaken long ago, before the allocation of gas mining licences on Victorian land. But communities have found […]

Farmland not Gaslands – a film

Farmland not Gaslands – a film

The last two years have been incredible and frightening. People all across Victoria discovered that their fertile farmland, communities and natural areas were blanketed with licences for unconventional gas. But in that time, those communities have banded together to create a state-wide movement to protect their land, water, health and future. And now there’s a […]

Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come along to our weekly Wednesday night meetings, share a meal, meet other collective members and find out what’s been going on. No need to RSVP, just show up!

Oct
1
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come along to our weekly Wednesday night meetings, share a meal, meet other collective members and find out what’s been going on. No need to RSVP, just show up!

Oct
7
Tue
Quit Coal Volunteer Induction Night @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

If you’re interested in finding out more about Quit Coal, how we work, and how you can get involved, this is for you! We’ll give you background to the organisation and our current campaigns, and show you a bit of what we do behind the scenes. RSVPs are essential – email volunteers@quitcoal.org.au if you’re interested and/or want more info!

Oct
8
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come along to our weekly Wednesday night meetings, share a meal, meet other collective members and find out what’s been going on. No need to RSVP, just show up!