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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 […]

Food Bowls

Food Bowls

   Victoria’s food bowls are under threat. The thriving fertile farmland that covers a large part of the state also happens to be the land that covers those lucrative coal seams that mining companies want so badly. With the State Government hungrily scheming over the get-rich-quick coal and gas export industry, we could see much […]

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

#Australiansforcoal campaign backflips – with hilarious results

#Australiansforcoal campaign backflips – with hilarious results

What happens when the coal industry tries to tell Australians they want and need coal? #epicPRfail The multi-million dollar “Australians for Coal” marketing campaign, which was kicked off by The Minerals Council yesterday, has proven just how out of touch with the modern world the dirty coal industry is. Not only does the campaign seek […]

Latrobe Valley town declares itself Coal and Gas Free

Latrobe Valley town declares itself Coal and Gas Free

By Flo Dacy-Cole Declaration days tend to represent the most rewarding moments of the Coal and Gas Free Communities movement – a time to celebrate months of achievement, see the palpable results of collaboration and spend a few precious moments alive in the sunshine. Boolarra’s declaration day was no exception to this rule. The day […]

Have your say on the pro-gas government report

Have your say on the pro-gas government report

  You may recall the Gas Market Taskforce Report, better known as the Reith Report, which was handed to the Victorian Government in late 2013. The Taskforce’s mission was to figure out whether an onshore gas industry is the right move for Victoria. The whole taskforce was comprised of mining industry representatives, investors, board members, […]

Upcoming Events

April – May 2014

Weekly meeting @ FoE
30/04/2014 @ 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.
Working Bee @ FoE
01/05/2014 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Every Thursday. Come help out: work on upcoming events, press releases, rapid responses and everything in between. Contact Chloe on chloe.aldenhoven@gmail.com
Weekly meeting @ FoE
07/05/2014 @ 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.
Working Bee @ FoE
08/05/2014 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Every Thursday. Come help out: work on upcoming events, press releases, rapid responses and everything in between. Contact Chloe on chloe.aldenhoven@gmail.com