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Doorknocking for A Frack Free Future

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 6 rsvps
Hamer Park, in Mt Lawley, Australia

 Concerned about the effects of fracking in our iconic areas of WA? Want a clean energy future?

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In the weeks leading up to the WA state election, join us to get out and about talking to the local community about the risks of fracking in the beautiful Kimberley region and inviting people to support clean energy for WA!

No doorknocking experience? No worries! We will provide a detailed brief and ensure you doorknock in pairs. 

Sign up for Sunday morning shifts and specific meeting point details will be sent you.

Come along, bring some friends and family and make a difference this election!


Community Calling for Fracking Campaign

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 2 rsvps

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Only a couple of weeks till the next State Election we have a significant opportunity to capture the attention of both public and politicians. We plan to get to set the agenda this election on the environment and fracking. We'll be mobilising our supporters and volunteer to get involved in doorknocking, meeting candidates, and to put up placards to achieve this. Our goal for our community calling is to contact all our supporter in an around the seat of Mount Lawley to give them the opportunity to get involved in our campaign.


Melbourne - Volunteer Induction Training

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 05:30 PM · 8 rsvps
Wilderness Society Office in Melbourne, Australia

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our work and are crucial to our campaign success!

To get you started on your journey with volunteering at the Wilderness Society we would like to invite you to this 2.5 hour induction training session. All are welcome. 

We will cover:

  • Background of TWS and our campaigns 
  • The theory and frameworks of community organising

We look forward to seeing you at this session. 

Welcome to the team!

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Perth: Campaign Updates & Volunteer Welcome Night

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 13 rsvps
City West Lotteries House in West Perth, Australia

Wilderness Society supporters are invited to attend our Perth Welcome Night, with special campaign updates relating to the 2017 WA state election.

Maybe you've heard something about the Wilderness Society's new Movement for Life community organising training, or maybe you're concerned about the general state of environmental management in WA leading up the election. Whatever the case, you're invited to come and find out how you might become more involved in Wilderness Society election activities and campaigns.

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 Volunteers are the lifeblood of our work, are crucial to our campaign success and getting the results we need this election! 

Come along to our welcome night and hear the strategy for the final push before the election on March 11. With the election just around the corner, now is the most important time to make an impact. We'll also discuss our plans after the election and how you can get involved in Movement for life; a vibrant and diverse movement that can demand real environmental change from our decision makers.

You will also have an opportunity to register to take part in our two-day Fundamentals of Community Organising training course.

Whatever involvement you would like to have, or even if you are just curious and want to learn more, the March Welcome Night will give you an opportunity to meet like-minded people and find out about how you can be part of making real environmental change in Australia.

Snacks and drinks will be provided on the night. Please ensure you let us know if you have any dietary requirements, mobility issues or anything else we need to take into consideration.

Look forward to seeing you there!


Wednesday Lunch

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 01:00 PM
Hobart Campaign Centre in Hobart, Australia

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If you're in and around Hobart and would like to know what's going on and how to help, join us weekly for a volunteer-cooked lunch and discussion on the latest developments in our campaigns and other conservation issues in Tasmania.  It's a great opportunity to get informed, connect with others and find out how you can help.


Melbourne - Community Calling for the Great Forest National Park

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 05:30 PM · 2 rsvps
The Wilderness Society office in Melbourne, Australia

How much do you love connecting with people? Join us this Wednesday 1 March from 5.30pm to contact supporters of The Wilderness Society who live in electorates of key MPs. We're at a crucial point in the campaign and drawing on all elements to encourage our decision makers to create the Great Forest National Park in the Central Highlands, and the Emerald Link in East Gippsland. 

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If you haven't participated in a community calling session before, this is an excellent opportunity to come and learn about the power of creating change through conversation, meet some of the team, and empower people to act. We'll provide full training and support.

We're aiming to push the Park over the line, and every conversation counts.


Eastside team meeting

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 05:30 PM
The Wilderness Society in Surry Hills, Australia

Hi!

We are a volunteer group of Wilderness Society supporters in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney who are passionate about the environment. We are looking to connect with like minded people who want to work together to protect nature in our local area, across Sydney and be part of a growing movement across Australia who will stand together to demand real environmental change from our decision makers.

Join us for our next meeting to find out more about us, share your ideas and passions and help shape the direction of the team!


Community Calling for Fracking Campaign

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 1 rsvp

Only a couple of weeks till the next State Election we have a significant opportunity to capture the attention of both public and politicians. We plan to get to set the agenda this election on the environment and fracking. We'll be mobilising our supporters and volunteer to get involved in doorknocking, meeting candidates, and to put up placards to achieve this. Our goal for our community calling is to contact all our supporter in an around the seat of Mount Lawley to give them the opportunity to get involved in our campaign.


Forum: Protecting WA's environment is protecting WA's future

Thursday, March 02, 2017 at 06:30 PM · 11 rsvps
Perth Town Hall in Perth, Australia

Western Australians love our natural environment.

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We marvel at the beauty of tiny wildflowers and vast landscapes. Our forests, rivers, beaches and woodlands; our clean water and fresh air; and our unique wildlife together form the natural heritage that supports our communities and maintains our health and wellbeing. Join some of our most well respected, outspoken and independent environmental groups as we discuss some of the most pertinent environmental issues of our time.

 

An unprecedented alliance of local, state and national environment and conservation groups has unveiled a plan for protecting WA’s environment and transitioning to a low pollution economy ahead of the State election in March. Now it's time to hear where our political parties stand on these issues.


North East Tasmania 2 Day Community Organising Training Workshop

Saturday, March 04, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 10 rsvps
Falmouth in Falmouth , Australia

  

We are excited to offer our new Community Organising "Movement for Life" 2 day training course to Wilderness Society volunteers and supporters on Saturday, March 4th 2017, 9.00am to 4.30pm and Sunday, March 5th, 9.00am to 3.30pm.  Venue to be announced.

When was the last time you did something bold and different in the pursuit of personal and community engagement and learning?  Do you care about our island home, its natural beauty and our climate?  Do you want protection for the places you love?  Do you yearn to be more effective in this space?  Yes?

Then this is for you!  Our community organising program "Movement for Life" is all about immersing yourself in an incredible learning and development experience so that collectively we can better protect, promote and restore natural and wild places across Tasmania and Australia.

This two day introductory course will give you experience and skills in:

  • The theory and frameworks of community organising
  • Relational organising skills
  • Communications for change (telling your personal narrative)
  • Campaign planning
  • Activating your local community

This program is available for anyone currently volunteering (or interested in volunteering) with the Wilderness Society Tas.

Catering will be provided on both days. 

Please ensure you let us know via email if you have any dietary requirements, mobility needs or anything else you think we need to take into consideration.   

Is this training right for me? 

We’re looking to transform the ways in which society connects and respects our natural environment and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us.

This program is a first step in discovering what we can do collectively. It’ll equip you with the skills, know-how, mentoring and connections you need to have an impact in your local community.

What is expected of me?

This program is offered to those currently volunteering (or are seeking to volunteer) free of charge. Please bring your enthusiasm, ideas, an open mind, an open heart and your passion for the power of people to make change.

For more information on what it means to volunteer with us please do not hesitate to contact us on 0400 957 994 or email ruth.groom@wilderness.org.au

Places are strictly limited so please RSVP as soon as you are able to secure your spot.

Liz and Ruth, Tasmanian Community Organisers

 


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