The campaign to Replace Hazelwood power station with renewable energy (and energy efficiency) is gathering strength. You may have seen the coverage in the media recently as well as Hazelwood’s owners’ outrageous attempt to sabotage energy efficiency programs.
Hazelwood brown coal-fired power station near Morwell is
To do this we need your help.
The state and federal Labor governments are now under pressure to act after Kevin Rudd’s backflip on climate change.
So, now is the time to get the message out in the community.
Over the next two months local community climate groups are going to be doorknocking in the key inner city electorates of
Door knocking is easy, fun and one of the most effective ways of getting our message into the community and having an impact on politicians.
Here is how it works. We start at 1pm and do about an hour of training, we knock on doors for less than two hours (in pairs) and then get together for a cuppa or a drink and talk about how it went.
It’s easy! Residents are friendly and usually very happy to take some information or sign the petition.
No prior experience or detailed technical knowledge about Hazelwood necessary – we will provide training and materials. Doorknocking will be done in pairs.
YCAN will be hosting two doorknocking sessions:
Saturday 19 June in Fitzroy, 1-4pm
Sunday 4 July in
There is also doorknocking happening in
So please join us on a coming Saturday or Sunday by clicking on the link below and registering to doorknock. There is also a video showing how it works below.
To find out more about doorknocking and the Hazelwood campaign go here http://www.climateactioncentre.org/replacehazelwood