Category: Campaigns and Petitions

Join the National Nature Conversation 2015

Places You Love

In 2015, the Places You Love Alliance will host the National Nature Conversation. All Australians are invited to register to be involved. The Places You Love Alliance is a coalition of 42 Australian environment groups that has been working to

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World Urban Campaign – Better City, Better Life

World Urban Campaign - Better City, Better Life

The World Urban Campaign is the advocacy and partnership platform for cities in the twenty first century. Its goal is to place the urban agenda at the highest level in development policies. It is coordinated by UN-Habitat.

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The Australia We Love – a Comprehensive Survey of Australia’s Natural Systems

The Australia We Love

The Places You Love alliance has completed a landmark survey of Australia’s environment. More than any time in our history, humans are impacting the health and function of nature, with significant implications for the well-being and prosperity of Australian society.

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Planning for People – A Community Charter for Good Planning in NSW

Prepared by a group of community organisations, the Charter is a 2-page document that sets a vision, key principles and desired outcomes for good planning in NSW. A companion document provides additional detail. The Charter can be endorsed as either

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Sydney Urban Sanctuary campaign

Sydney’s green space is increasingly under pressure from a growing population and increased development. As discussed in The Urban Sanctuary report, the Total Environment Centre (TEC) has created the Urban Sanctuary campaign to foster an urgently-needed long-term vision for remnant

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Help HOPE promote sustainable living in your community!

You or your community group/organisation are invited to join HOPE (Householders’ Options to Protect the Environment) Australia Inc. and learn more about sustainable living. Membership of HOPE is free and open to anyone, including individuals, families, businesses and community organizations.

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The Change Agency Community Organising Fellowship

The Change Agency Community Organising Fellowship is an intensive 6 month program designed to give you the skills needed to help grow a powerful social movement to protect our environment and communities. Applications for the 2014 fellowship program close on

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How to win the argument on climate change – a five-point plan

A new paper from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) offers a five-point plan on how to win the public and policy argument on climate change. The author argues that a plan is necessary because climate change policy is

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Don’t Shoot Bats campaign

The Don’t Shoot Bats campaign began in early 2012 with a group of conservationists, wildlife carers and advocates. At the time, permits to shoot flying-foxes were issued in NSW, and since then, Queensland has reintroduced previously banned shooting in orchards,

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202020 Vision national campaign to increase urban green space by 20% by 2020

Our cities need more plants and trees. They’re good for our health and productivity, keep cities cool and reduce pollution. People even heal faster when they’re around them. Yet, so often, plants and trees are overlooked when plans are drawn

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