Effective local climate action

Lighter Footprints is a local climate group committed to leading effective climate action.

As a community based organisation working across Melbourne’s inner-east, we aim to influence local, state and national decision makers to urgently halt global warming and take the steps necessary to realise a clean energy future.

Vote Climate 2022 - campaign wrap
June 29 offshore wind
Climate Spin - our votes matter - we need the facts
Vote Climate Neighbours project - add your voice!
Kooyong Votes Climate information
Lighter Footprints Community Pages
Chisholm Votes Climate information
Climate action is good for the economy - top reasons to vote climate
Higgins Votes Climate information

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.

MCPH Solar Program

Metro Community Power Hub Solar Program information page

Lighter Footprints has arranged access to successful MCPH Solar as part of the new, State Government supported Metro Community Power Hub, for Boroondara and surrounds. Cut your research time. Find out more about getting solar here.

Vote Climate

Vote Climate campaigns to help elect strong climate candidates

Worried about a sustainable future? Want to move faster on clean energy and help shift our politics?
Find out more about our campaign to help increase the climate vote here.

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Coming Events

Offshore Wind: “it’s a game changer”

Victoria has announced big plans for offshore wind, seizing first-mover advantage in Australia, with first generation planned for 2028, 2GW by 2032 rising to 9GW by 2040.

Offshore Wind June 29 with Sarah Altmann and Pat Simons

Join us to find out how this exciting new source of clean energy can create resilience in electricity generation, revitalise regional infrastructure, create many thousands of new regional jobs, and make a significant contribution to Victoria’s decarbonisation goals.