Step-In to Step it Up on Climate Change

Community action to switch off the CPRS and switch on renewables in 2009

Stepping it up in Melbourne December 22, 2008

Filed under: 'step-ins' climate groups have done — hollycreenaune @ 11:41 pm

Enter this post to see and read about terrific protests in Melbourne.

Electorate of Batman: Twenty people (including six kids) sandbagged Martin Ferguson’s office. Check out the great film on

Electorate of Gellibrand: Around twenty people entered Nicola Roxon’s office, and then two people from the group got up on the roof of the office and dropped a climate emergency banner. TV cameras did interviews.

Electorate of Melbourne: Twenty people sandbagged the locked office of Lindsay Tanner lindsay-tanner

Wills: Around twenty people put bags outside the office for the benefit of bystanders, the local press and the AFP, and then spoke to Kelvin Thompson for half an hour or so about the ALP’s policy. We formed the Moreland Climate Group out of the action, and even had our first meeting!

Images of the actions available here


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