Effective local climate action

Influencing decision makers and community

Lighter Footprints aims to influence Australian local, state and national decision makers to take the action necessary to halt global warming as a matter of urgency.

Fully electric home and the fight against gas Lighter Footprints event July 28
Lighter Footprints' Local Government Working Group
Join the fight against gas Victorian and National campaigns
Gas-fired recovery, a road to nowhere with Tony Wood an Bruce Mountain Lighter Footprints blog
Protect Forests Great Forest National Park Lighter Footprints August Event

Community Batteries

Community batteries information page

Community Batteries are a promising middle scale storage solution of the near future. Victorian trials are underway. Please visit our information page, with links to blogs, videos and other information. Quarterly updates available.

Making the switch

Making the switch to clean electric appliances interactive brochure information page

Electric appliances are cleaner, safer and will save you money. Visit our information page with links to buyers guides, reviews and an interactive pdf.

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Coming Events

The Fully Electric Home and the Fight Against Gas

Join us on Wednesday 28 July to hear about transitioning your home to be fully electric and the continuing fight against plans for gas expansion and the "gas fired recovery".

July Fully Electric Home and the fight against gas online event

A fully electric home is more efficient, saves money and protects our families' health. learn from Friends of the Earth's Cam Walker about the impact of the end of Victoria’s moratorium on onshore conventional gas, the fight against new gas happening around the country, and how we can be involved to protect our future. Energy advisor and electrification activist Tim Forcey will show us the benefits of moving away from gas to a fully electric home, and the steps involved in this transition.

Protecting Victoria’s Forests

Why are Victoria’s forests so special? Join Sarah Rees and Dr Chris Taylor for an update on Victoria’s remaining forests, and what we can do to save what is left.

August 25 Protecting Victoria's Forests

Join us on Wednesday 25 August to hear about the latest updates in the fight to protect Victoria's forests. Sarah Rees and Dr Chris Taylor live and breathe forest protection, contributing to research and conservation initiatives for Victoria’s forests, bushfire, logging and the proposed Great Forest National Park.