Category Archives: Eco-Justice

Earth Hour – Saturday, March 25 8.30-9.30pm (local time)

Earth Hour launched in Sydney in 2007, with 2.2 million people and 2,100 businesses participating in the ‘lights off’ event. Just one year later, Earth Hour became a global phenomenon with over 35 countries, and an estimated 50-100 million people … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make” — Jane Goodall Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to … Continue reading

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September 21 – Be Heard!

MELBOURNE  When: 11am, Sunday 21st September 2014 Where: Meet at State Library, march to Treasury Gardens RSVP: http://act.350.org/event/peoples_climate/7675

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World Environment Day – June 5

Raise your voice, not the sea level. World Environment Day  is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. The theme for the 2014 event is ‘Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level’, in … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight started last Saturday, May 3rd and runs until Sunday May 18th. This is an annual, nationwide celebration of all things Fairtrade and the difference that choosing fair trade makes for millions of farmers and workers in developing countries. … Continue reading

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Advent 2 : Peace to the Earth

Jan concluded her reflection this week with these words: “We each need to find our way to live in harmony with the earth.  Although I have been seriously tempted to do so, I don’t want to just opt out of … Continue reading

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National Day of Climate Action – November 17

September 2013 was the hottest September on record. The last 12 months were the hottest on record. The last summer was the hottest on record, breaking 120 records. Will this summer continue the trend? Tony Abbott and our new Government … Continue reading

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