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Campaigns and Actions

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’. Since then, […]

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

Victorian unconventional gas inquiry launched, Nats vote down expanded terms

Victorian unconventional gas inquiry launched, Nats vote down expanded terms

The long-awaited Victorian inquiry into unconventional gas has finally cranked into gear, after the state government released its terms of reference on 7 May 2015.  The announcement of the terms of reference sparked some political controversy over its breadth, or perceived lack thereof.  The Greens, with the ALP’s support, sought to extend the enquiry by […]

The Victorian Treasurer’s confusion

The Victorian Treasurer’s confusion

The Victorian government went to last year’s state election with a reserved stance on unconventional gas mining, committing to keeping the current moratorium in place while they conducted a parliamentary enquiry. Since then, Minister for Energy and Resources, Lily D’Ambrosio, has said the moratorium will “remain in place until the science shows that it is […]

#FriendofFoE – make your voice heard!

#FriendofFoE – make your voice heard!

Environmental organisations alerting Australians to the basic facts – that a safe climate and healthy environment are the foundations on which our life is founded – are under threat by the Abbott government.  Friends of the Earth, Quit Coal’s mother ship, has been specifically targeted by the current government’s campaign to strip environmental organisations of […]

Upcoming Events

Jun
2
Tue
Quit Coal Volunteer Induction Night @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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 in coming along and/or want more info!

Jun
3
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Jun 3 @ 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!

Jun
10
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Jun 10 @ 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!

Jun
17
Wed
Quit Coal Weekly meeting @ Friends of the Earth (upstairs)
Jun 17 @ 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!