There’s always a lot going on here at Quit Coal.

The best way to find out more is to come to one of our monthly Volunteer Induction nights. They’re held on the first Tuesday of every month but RSVP’ing is a must! Just email volunteers@quitcoal.org.au if you’re interested.

We also very much welcome new folks to our weekly meetings. Meetings are at 6pm Wednesday, upstairs at Friends of the Earth (312 Smith Street, Collingwood). They are open to anyone who wants a fossil fuel free Victoria.

In case you can’t come along, check out our events calendar below for what’s on in the coming month!

 

Feb
17
Mon
Rally to Stop Napthine’s Silencing Act @ Trades Hall
Feb 17 @ 11:00 pm

The Victorian Government is set to introduce draconian new anti-protesting laws. This is a huge threat to the work that Quit Coal does to protect communities and our climate from the coal and gas industries. This is also a huge threat to our basic human rights. Come make this rally huge, marching from Trades Hall to Parliament House. More info weareunion.org.au

Mar
6
Thu
A Warning from Wyoming – Gasland tour
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am

John Fenton is a farmer  Pavillion Wyoming who has been living with pollution of ground water and air, and a range of other impacts from the unconventional gas industry. John featured in the Gasland film and is now touring Australia to highlight the risks of unconventional gas. He is supported by Friends of the Earth for his Victorian leg.

7pm start. Edinburgh Gardens Community Room, North Fitzroy

Located adjacent to the old Fitzroy Football Club Grandstand at the
southern end of the Edinburgh Gardens. Enter via Brunswick Street, just
near the Fitzroy Bowls Club.

No 112 Tram down Brunswick Street. Stop 20.

Sep
11
Thu
Farmland not Gaslands @ Kino Cinemas
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Catch the premiere of this moving short film, about Victorian communities who have banded together to create a state-wide movement against the unconventional gas industry.

It is being shown before the screening of Gasland 2, the sequel to Josh Fox’s explosive film about the unconventional gas industry in the USA.

It will also include a surprise from Quit Coal!

Sep
14
Sun
Moriac Declaration Day
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm