Join the Wodonga March in March rally

This rally is part of the national March in March movement to express dissatisfaction with the Abbott Government. March in March has been organised by grass-roots groups using primarily social media. It involves a number of rallies and marches across Australia between 15-17 March, including those in Melbourne, Canberra, Mildura, Warrnambool and Castlemaine. If you…

WATCH submission on the Energy White Paper

The government called for submissions on its ‘Energy White Paper’, which looks at Australia’s prospects and plans for Energy resources and use for ‘the future’ – the next 20 – 30 years.  As might be expected, the general direction of this government is towards increasing use of fossil fuel resources, and expanded economic growth, with…

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Submission on Australia’s emissions reductions target

On behalf of WATCH I sent this submission to the Climate Change Authority, which is currently considering Australia’s emissions reductions target of 5% on 2000 levels by 2020. The CCA is of the opinion that this target needs significant strengthening, to between 15 and 25% less than 2000 emissions levels, which is an encouraging position;…

Eminent Border residents call for stronger action on climate change

MEDIA RELEASE 13.11.13 What brings together an international sports star, an archdeacon, a wine guru and a financial CEO?  Basketballer Lauren Jackson, Archdeacon Peter McLeod-Miller, John Brown of Brown Brothers and WAW Credit Union’s Peter Challis, together with fifty other eminent people from the Border region have signed a joint statement calling for all levels…

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‘Changing Gears’ author talk at Albury Library

When: 1.30-2.30pm Sunday 27 October 2013 Where: Albury Library Museum, Kiewa Street, Albury Meet Greg Foyster and Sophie Chishkovsky as they cycle into town to talk about the new book Changing Gears: A Pedal-Powered Detour from the Rat Race. Changing Gears is a high-spirited adventure book charting Greg Foyster’s remarkable, life-transforming cycling challenge he undertook…