Worried about the climate emergency? Joining a group is the first, most important step you can take. You will meet people who share your concerns and who will welcome your help in protecting our future. Of course - we would love you to join us at Darebin Climate Action Now. There are, however, many other groups, both within and outside Darebin doing great work. Why not do some exploring and find a group that suits you best? Then scroll down the page for some ideas on actions you can take.
Join a Group
Transition Darebin: Part of the worldwide Transition Network, working towards creating a re-localised and resilient Darebin.
StopAdani Cooper: Local group campaigning to stop one of the world’s largest coal mines.
ACF Darebin/Banyule: The local Australian Conservation Foundation group standing up for our reefs, rivers, forests and wildlife.
Neighbours United for Climate Action: Started by Moreland residents to bring the community together to protect our planet.
Australian Parents for Climate Action: A voice for parents, grandparents and carers of children campaigning for action on climate change.
Extinction Rebellion: A worldwide movement taking urgent citizen-led action on the climate emergency. Join a local, youth, family or greypower group.
Climate for Change: Helping people to have better discussions with their friends, family and neighbours.
Friends of the Earth (Melbourne): Working for a socially equitable and environmentally sustainable future.
Environment Victoria: Campaigning to solve the climate crisis and build a thriving sustainable society.
Australian Religious Response to Climate Change: A multi-faith network of people committed to taking action on climate change.
School Strike for Climate: School students campaigning for action on climate change.
Climate Choir Melbourne: A group of singers campaigning about climate change through singing. All voices welcome!
Find more groups here.
Ideas for action
Write to the Prime Minister and your local MP – tell them about your fears & hopes for a safe climate.
Learn more about the climate emergency – start with our DCAN blog.
Attend an event - find out what’s on and where here.
Pressure your bank or superannuation fund to withdraw investments from companies mining or selling fossil fuels.
Install solar panels – see how Darebin Council’s solar savers program can help.
Switch to public transport and tell your friends and colleagues why - find 101 more ideas here.