Effective local climate action

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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.

Community Batteries Lighter Footprints Event June 30th
Fully electric home and the fight against gas Lighter  Footprints event July 28
We don't need more gas - Gas facts blog
Gas-fired recovery, a road to nowhere with Tony Wood an Bruce Mountain Lighter Footprints blog
Targets and Tariffs Lighter Footprints blog

Community Action

Community action information page

The government wants to throw our taxpayer funds at large gas companies for massive new gas fields when there are safer, cleaner alternatives right now. Find out more about our campaign to move past gas here.

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.

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.

Coming Events

Lighter Footprints End of Year Celebrations

We're looking forward to ending the year in traditional Lighter Footprints fashion: a BBQ outside the Guide Hall with fantastic live music from Soul Theatre Company.

Dec 14 End of year celebration 2022

It's time to celebrate our wins, enjoy a laugh, some good cheer and great company. Please bring your own BBQ fare and drink plus a salad, bread or desert to share.