Please help yourself to our fence signs, booklets, posters and leaflets. You can also scroll down to view our most recent submissions to various inquiries.
Catch up on DCAN's past events by watching a recording. Our events cover a wide range of topics from cooking on an induction stove to how to cope in heat waves. Don't forget to visit our Take Action page for more ideas on what you can do to help tackle the climate emergency and create a safer climate.
Fence signs: For the kids I'm voting climate and Logging fuels climate catastrophe.
The evidence that we are facing a climate emergency is all around us - devastating bushfires, smoke haze and flooding just for starters. Can you help raise awareness in your community and keep the pressure on politicians by putting a sign on your front fence? Why not ask your favourite café if they will put one up? Find out where to pick up a fence sign here. Contributions to cover the cost of the fence signs ($5 donation) are greatly appreciated and can be made here.
Booklets: Talking with Children about Climate Change
Children are worried about their future - they see and hear worrying stories about climate
change. How can we best respond to their fears? Should we try to shield them from reality
or support them to take positive actions? We have two important guides to help you navigate the journey from the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Booklet: Don't mention the emergency?
It’s time to talk honestly about the climate emergency and what we need to do to save human civilisation and the precious eco-systems on which we depend. Find out why it is so important to communicate the urgent need for action and some tips on how to do this by downloading a free copy of our booklet Don’t mention the emergency? written by Jane Morton. Please feel free to give a copy to others in your local networks. Contact us here if you would Jane to lead a group discussion on climate emergency messaging, or if you would like hard copies of the booklet for an event.
Poster: What is Climate Change?
There is so much talk about climate change but what is it and how does it come about? DCAN has developed a special poster to help explain climate change. If you would like a hard copy of the poster drop us an email or print your own A4 version or slightly bigger A3 version.
Leaflet: Make the change to cleaner, cheaper energy
Switching from gas to electricity is a great way to save money on your bills, improve your comfort and health and help tackle climate change. Whether you are a home owner, landlord or tenant, doing some early planning means you will have all the information you need when your gas appliance (hot water, heating, stove or cooktop) suddenly breaks down. This leaflet will help you make the best choice for you, your family or your business by moving to cleaner, cheaper energy. Volunteers, including members of DCAN are currently letterboxing this leaflet throughout the Federal electorate of Cooper. Please share the information with your friends and family. Together we can make the change happen.
DCAN regularly provides submissions to inquiries. Special thanks to Jim Crosthwaite for taking the lead in our submissions on gas and providing much needed technical expertise. Over the past year DCAN has made submissions to the following:
- The Australian Energy Regulator - Access Arrangements 2023-2028 - Feb 2023
- The Essential Services Commission Gas Distribution System Code of Practice – Review - May 2023
- The Australian Energy Regulator - Gas Tariff Review - Jun 2023
- The Climate Change Authority - Tracking and achieving Australia’s emissions reduction targets - Jun 2023
- The Senate Environment and Communications References Committee’s Inquiry into the Middle Arm Industrial Precinct - Oct 2023
- The Senate Inquiry into the Climate Change Amendment (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill - Nov 2023