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!

Throughout the month of October, Quit Coal asked our supporters to dig deep for our crowdfunding campaign to keep Victoria Gasfield Free! And they did it! Thanks to the incredible generosity of a huge number of people across the state (and the rest of the country), Quit Coal raised: $30,000! We are overwhelmed by 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

Election Results

Election Results

Well, Labor won. It’s not exactly a surprise, and it’s more or less a positive thing (from Quit Coal’s point of view) but there are a few interesting things that it’s worth thinking about: two factoids, the upsides, and the Upper House result. There are two factoids about this election that everyone is repeating. First, […]

Beyond Coal and Gas: Protecting our heritage, embracing the future

Beyond Coal and Gas: Protecting our heritage, embracing the future

There is an amazing feeling that comes when a gathering of people from around the nation come together for a common cause. The ‘Beyond Coal and Gas’ summit sought to bring people from the many corners of Australia (and New Zealand and Singapore!) to unite them as part of the powerful social movement against the […]

ANZ, Quit Coal and the Climate Warriors

ANZ, Quit Coal and the Climate Warriors

On Wednesday 22nd October, a group of around 80 people, including a number of Quit Coalers, occupied the ANZ headquarters in Docklands, Melbourne, calling on the bank to divest from fossil fuels. The action was one of a number of events across the country held in solidarity with the Pacific Islands, which are at the […]

Upcoming Events

Apr
7
Tue
Quit Coal Volunteer Induction Night @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Apr 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!

Apr
8
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Apr 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!

Apr
15
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Apr 15 @ 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!

Apr
22
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Apr 22 @ 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!