Hey Food Gardening Fans! slip, slop, slap….& byo waterbottle to cycle or stroll our edible neighbourhoods route through Yarra’s diverse & inspiring mix of streetscape food gardens. Meet the gardeners and hear about the gardens at these times: 10.30am cnr Ramsden St/Clifton Av, Clifton Hill ( Melways 2C,K3) Yarra’s first ‘official’ resident-initiated council-permitted street planterbox foodgarden [...]
Over four weekends in March and April, volunteers from Darebin Climate Action Now (DCAN) and Yarra Climate Action Now (YCAN) spoke to over 500 people from Reservoir, Preston, Northcote, Fairfield, Alphington and Clifton Hill about their views on the development and funding of large scale solar power in Australia.
We found overwhelming support (87%) for the construction of big solar in Australia.
Around forty people spent last Saturday afternoon doorknocking in Clifton Hill and North Fitzroy as part of the 100% Renewables campaign. Doorknocking happened in around 40 neighbourhoods and towns all over Australia capping off a few months of action, where ordinary people knocked on the doors of their neighbours and gathered 20,000 conversations about renewable [...]
YCAN will be knocking on doors, surveying Clifton Hill residents on their attitudes to renewable energy on Saturday 28 May for 2 hours. This event is part of the national 100% renewable energy campaign, which is aiming to collect 20,000 surveys across Australia to be tabled in Parliament by Independent Rob Oakeshott in June. We [...]
The Athol Gill Centre in Clifton Hill (100 Hodgkinson St) is hosting a weekend of community events on global warming, 22-24 October.
Including a candidates forum on Friday 22 October at 7pm, at which you can meet the Labor, Green, Socialist and Liberal candidates for the seat of Richmond in the upcoming state election, and find out more about their climate and energy policies.
In a vote this week, Yarra City Council has called on the State and Federal governments to replace all of Hazelwood coal-fired power station with renewable energy by 2014, and for proposals for a new coal plant to be scrapped.
While we still don’t know who will be our Prime Minister, one thing is clear – the Greens have been the big winners in this election. Adam Bandt, Sarah Hanson-Young, Bob Brown and Richard Di Natale. Photo: AAP Here in the seat of Melbourne, Adam Bandt won his party’s first ever lower house seat (in [...]
Wednesday 23 June 2010
7.00pm to 9.00pm
189 High St, Northcote
Richard Wynne, our beleaguered State Labor Government Member of Parliament, feeling his political mortality and searching for some environmental credibility in the absence of any useful environment policies invited his constituents to a ‘City West Water’ shower head exchange on a suburban street corner in Clifton Hill. A number of YCAN friends and supporters showed [...]
There are a few events coming up this month that you can’t miss!! Trivia Night Fundraiser What dinosaur has eight chimneys, eats coal and suffers from terrible gas? With live music, stand-up comedy, great questions, food and drink. This is a fun night for all to raise money for the upcoming Hazelwood Power Station protest. [...]