Category: Taking Action

Ashburton Festival 2017

Good day talking with local residents, to the extent we ran out of letters to sign to Minister Frydenberg! Solar Model again very popular.       A young boy translating in Mandarin to his parents how a solar thermal power station...
Adani Protest December 2017

Adani Protest December 2017

Adani Coal Mine Protest @ Treasury Place Over one thousand protesters attended a rally at 48 hours notice to protest government funding of the rail line or any other feature associated with Government support for the Adani coal mine in Queensland.      ...

Follow up from June Forum – pollies catch up for coffee!

At our Box Hill Town Hall forum on June 16, the three political panelists were asked if they would meet together for a coffee after the election-no matter what the result, and talk about common ground for climate change. Today they met! We will hope that this is the...

Glenferrie Rotary Club Talk

Carolyn Ingvarson spoke on Climate Change to the Glenferrie Rotary Club on October 11. Click here for her presentation slides. Carolyn Ingvarson and Carol Benson – President of Glenferrie Rotary Club.

Burwood Festival 2016

 Burwood Festival stall – May 1 2016 Hundreds of local people have signed letters to Malcolm Turnbull and other federal politicians urging faster action on global warming in a last ditch attempt to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Lighter Footprints collected the...
Rally to save CSIRO Jobs

Rally to save CSIRO Jobs

Lighter Footprints joined with hundreds of others to protest at the cuts to CSIRO research, especially the climate division. Lighter Footprints has also been out and about at local festivals in Ashburton, Glenferrie and Kew collecting hundreds of letters signed by...
Engaging communities – Cam Walker

Engaging communities – Cam Walker

Wednesday November 25 7 for 7.30 Guide Hall – Faversham Rd Canterbury Cam Walker Campaign Coordinator, Friends of the Earth Everything old is new again: Engaging with communities for change.  For the past twenty years, Cam has worked extensively with FoE...

Conversations with the community

Wed August 27 7 for 7.30 pm Guide Hall – Faversham Rd Canterbury Conversations with our local community. We will be having a discussion with two members of Borderlands about what could be an on-going basis for working with others in our local community, or just...