Join the climate movement

 

Get involved with climate advocacy organisations and make a difference on a local, state or national level. If you know of an outstanding Aussie organisation that’s not listed here, let us know!

 

Larger organisations

1 Million Women
Building a movement of women and girls acting on climate change through the way we live

350.org
Works with a network of campaigners and local groups across Australia to help coordinate online campaigns, grassroots organising, and mass public actions

Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF)
Australia’s national environment organisation, speaking out, showing up and acting for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive

Australian Firefighters Climate Alliance
A platform for Australian volunteer and professional firefighters to come together and advocate for stronger action on climate change

Australian Forests & Climate Alliance
An Australian community network working to protect Australia’s native forests and secure a safe climate for future generations

Australian Student Environment Network
Bringing people together through education and action for social and environmental justice

Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC)
Building a generation-wide movement to solve the climate crisis before it’s too late

Beyond Zero Emissions
NGO and climate solutions think-tank designing and implementing a zero-emissions economy for Australia

Citizens Own Renewable Energy Network Australia (CORENA)
Creating a people-powered movement to collectively fund and fast-track Australia’s renewable-energy revolution

CLIMARTE
Harnesses the creative power of the arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change

Climate and Health Alliance
An alliance of stakeholders in the health sector who wish to see the threat of climate change addressed through prompt policy action

Climates
A supportive network empowering people in the Australia-Pacific region to address our climate challenges together

Climate Guardians
Using angel iconography to highlight the vital role of guardianship of precious natural resources, both human and non-human, in addressing the global threat from climate change

Doctors for the Environment Australia
Voluntary organisation of medical doctors working to address the diseases – local, national and global – caused by damage to the earth’s environment

Environment Victoria
Advocates for big, important and permanent changes to safeguard our environment and the future well-being of all Victorians

Farmers for Climate Action
An alliance of farmers and leaders in agriculture working with peers, the wider sector and decision-makers to make sure Australia takes the actions necessary to address damage to our climate

Friends of the Earth Melbourne
A social and environmental justice organisation working for a socially equitable and environmentally sustainable future

Get Up
Works towards a thriving democracy in Australia led by the values and hopes of everyday people. Regularly features environmental campaigns

Green Music Australia
Harnesses the cultural power of music and musicians to practically lead the way to a greener world

Green Sages
Older Victorians acting to increase the environmental sustainability of our community and to decrease the impact of climate change

Greenfaith/Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC)
Grassroots interfaith organisation seeking to learn from the wisdom of the faith traditions in responding ethically to our ecological environment

Greenpeace Australia
Takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future

Healthy Futures
An organisation of health professionals, students and community members taking action to address climate change and related threats to health

Journeys for Climate Justice
Not-for-profit organisation empowering climate-affected communities in the Asia Pacific Region

Market Forces
Exposes institutions financing environmentally or climate-destructive projects and works with the community to prevent investment in projects that would harm the environment and drive global warming

Quit Coal
Volunteers campaigning for a coal- and gas-free Victoria

Psychology for a Safe Climate
Psychologists and helping professionals contributing psychological understanding and support within the community, helping people face the difficult climate reality

Science Teachers for Climate Awareness
Resources for science teachers to raise the awareness of the voting public, starting with teaching colleagues, then the parent body and other community groups

Seed
Australia’s first Indigenous youth climate network

Solar Citizens
An independent community organisation bringing together millions of solar owners and supporters to grow and protect solar in Australia

Sustainable Living Festival
Festival that aims to accelerate the uptake of sustainable living and seeks solutions to global warming that will return the planet to a safe climate as fast as humanly possible 

Sustainable Population Australia
An independent not-for-profit organisation seeking to protect the environment and our quality of life by ending population growth in Australia and globally

 

The Australian Wind Alliance
Bringing together communities, businesses and individuals who support more wind energy for our country

 

The Climate Council
Provides independent, authoritative climate change information to the Australian public

 

The Jewish Ecological Coalition (JECO)
A not-for-profit organisation set up to emphasise and deepen the Jewish commitment to sustainability and to raise awareness within and beyond the Jewish community about Judaism’s strong environmental message

 

The Wilderness Society
Campaigns to keep fossil fuels in the ground, maximise the amount of carbon stored in natural landscapes, stop tree clearing and encourage reforestation across Australia

 

Vote Climate
Network linking community groups working on solutions to the climate crisis,  aiming to make climate action a central issue in every election

 

Local groups -- Melbourne, Australia

A Grandstand for the Environment (seniors / grandparents in Manningham and beyond)

Baby Boomers for Climate Change Action (Boroondara)

Bayside Climate Change Action Group

Brimbank Climate Action Network

Climate Action Moreland

Dandenong Ranges Renewable Energy Association

Darebin Climate Action Now

Eastern Climate Action Melbourne

Environment Victoria southern suburbs

Environment Victoria eastern suburbs

Hume Climate Action Now (CAN)

Lighter Footprints (Boroondara and Whitehorse)

Locals into Victoria's Environment (LIVE) (Port Phillip)

Melton Sustainable Living Group

Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL)

Stonnington Climate Action Network

Transition Banyule

Transition Towns Maroondah

Warrandyte Climate Action Now

Western Region Environment Centre (western suburbs)

Yarra Climate Action Now (City of Yarra)

 

Local groups -- regional Victoria

Ararat Greenhouse Action Group

Bass Coast Climate Action Group

Baw Baw Sustainability Network

Benalla Climate Group / Benalla Sustainable Future Group

Bendigo Sustainability Group

Ballarat Renewable Energy and Zero Emissions (BREAZE)

Centre for Climate Safety (Geelong)

Emerald for Sustainability

Fossil Fuel Free Geelong

Frack Free Geelong

Geelong Sustainability Group

Groundswell Bass Coast/SGCS

La Trobe Environment Action Forum (Bendigo)

Latrobe Valley Sustainability Group

Macedon Ranges Green Energy Coalition

Moorabool Environment Group

Mount Alexander Sustainability Group

Murrindindi Climate Network

North East Regional Sustainability Alliance (NERSA)

Otway Ranges Climate Action (ORCA)

Riddells Creek Sustainability

Sustainable Hepburn Association (SHARE) (Hepburn Shire)

Surf Coast Air Action

Surf Coast Energy Group

The Hub (Castlemaine)

Trentham Sustainability Group

Voices of the Valley (Latrobe Valley)

Wangaratta Sustainability Network

Wannon Climate Action Now

Wodonga and Albury Toward Climate Health (WATCH)

Yarra Valley Climate Action Group (YVCAG)

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