Community shows support for wind power

Portland showed its support for the wind energy industry at today’s regional launch of the Victorian Wind Alliance at the Keppel Prince wind tower manufacturing facility.


Yes 2 Renewables

Yes 2 Renewables is the renewable energy campaign of Friends of the Earth Melbourne.

We work in support of all forms of renewable energy. Because of the destructive VC82 state government policy, which blocks off much of the best regions in Victoria to wind energy developments, wind power tends to be the focus of our campaign work at present.


DIRT RADIO - our weekly radio show on 3CR !

Dirt Radio is a program presented by Friends of the Earth campaigners and activists. 
The show digs down into the dirt on important environmental and social justice issues, exploring the campaigns, issues and communities involved in defending their local environment. 


coal seam gas operations in Victoria?

FoE is working to halt all new on-shore fossil fuel projects in the state - including new coal, CSG, Tight and Shale gas.

In 2012 we have broadened our work to also have a strong focus on the development of Tight Gas resources.

The state government is refusing to support the growing community call for a moratorium in new on-shore coal and gas operations in Victoria.


Climbers Camp Out:

Two Quit Coal activists have camped out overnight after scaling a cooling tower at Yallourn Power Station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.


finance co-ordinator position available in Melbourne

Friends of the Earth Melbourne, (FoEM) is a community-based organisation, looking for a Finance Coordinator with a strong commitment to social and environmental justice.


At the 2014 Victorian election, the green battle ground will be a paddock, not a forest

The political terrain around environmental issues is shifting. The government knows it. They ignore rising community concern at their own peril.


FoE summer appeal

Please support our summer appeal to keep us going strong as an active and effective voice for environmental justice.

We also have a wine fund-raiser and People & Planet diaries available.


Government walks away from coal closure promise

The Federal Energy Minister Martin Ferguson has announced that the Government is walking away from its promise to shut down some of our dirtiest, oldest coal power stations.

Hazelwood, long a target of campaigners in Victoria, was expected to be closed under the 'contracts for closure' process.


Nuclear Free Alliance celebrates 15 years of resistance

The Anti-Nuclear and Clean Energy Collective (ACE) attended the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance annual conference in Alice Springs from 5th - 7th October. 

This has been a valuable and amazing few days packed with workshops, discussions and stories from around Australia talking about the destructive and dangerous nuclear cycle effecting people and country.