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To change EVERYTHING, we need EVERYONE on Sunday 21 September

Please watch this video from GetUp! Learn more here. Everyone who cares about our future must come to The People’s Climate March on Sunday 21 September.


EVENTS
- Sunday 31 August March Australia against the Abbott Government, State Library.
- Wednesday 3 September is “Power to the People” at the Brunswick Town Hall.
- Thursday 11 September the Melbourne launch of the film “Famlands not Gaslands
- Sunday 7 & 14 September is Sustainable House Day. See open houses on this map.
- (Helen & James’ home at 30 Clarence St, Elsternwick is recommended for visiting.)
- Monday 15 September the film “Trees Falling in the Forest” at EcoCentre, St Kilda.
- 17 to 19 September the 2014 National Landcare Conference will be in Melbourne.
- Sunday 21 September The People’s Climate March, State Library of Victoria.

CAMPAIGNS
- Help Save Elenara and St Kilda’s Community Housing by clicking LIKE on Facebook.
- The Victorian Women’s Trust is asking you to sign their “Monster Climate Petition”.

- Switch to Green ElectricityGetUp! is running a campaign called Better Power to encourage people to switch to green electricity. GetUp! is recommending a switch to POWERSHOP, away from AGL, Origin and Energy Australia. Greenpeace recently published this Guide listing the green credentials of all electricity retailers. The Guide also recommends POWERSHOP as the greenest, cheapest electricity retailer. If you live in Victoria you can switch to POWERSHOP HERE. It takes only 10 minutes.NEWS- The Conversation – On-line commentary from Australian academics on today’s news.
- Daily Links – A list of environmental news articles published on the internet today.

If you missed “A FRACTURED COUNTRY” on 26 August see the full 40 minute movie on YouTube below. It is a film everyone should see. Help prevent what has happened in QLD and NSW from happening in VIC after the November election. Learn more about protecting our Food, Water & Future from the dangers of FRACKING at Lock the Gate.


THE CONVERSATION
THE CONVERSATION is a quality on-line newspaper sponsored by Australian Universities. You can subscribe to receive a free daily summary of key issues in the news with informative commentary. To see today’s edition CLICK HERE.


DAILY NEWS

Below is a list of environmental news articles published on the internet today.