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Climate & Energy Justice

There is no climate justice without First Nations justice, gender justice and economic justice. Friends of the Earth believe it is essential to address the social issues, such as disproportionate use of resources, inequality, and colonisation, while responding to climate change.
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Gender Justice & Dismantling Patriarchy

Friends of The Earth was founded on deep green, grassroots, anti-capitalist, feminist principles We aim to make anti-capitalist and grassroots feminism transversal throughout the Friends of the Earth from the local to...
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Land and Water

We must reconnect with nature to ensure we protect biodiversity for generations to come. Friends of the Earth helps communities to resist the destruction of sacred land, protect native forests and habitat, rivers, waterways, our oceans and other places we love.
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Economics for Earth

Economics should work in harmony with nature, putting people and the planet before profits for corporations! Empowered communities and social movements working together across borders can build a sustainable and just future.
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Indigenous Land and Rights

So called Australia was forcibly occupied and colonised by Europeans during the bloody Frontier Wars with the First Nations People of this land. Sovereignty was never ceded. Friends of the Earth acknowledges the ongoing struggle for land and rights of First Nations people and encourages its members and supporters to be good allies and accomplices in those struggles.
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National Campaigns & Projects

Whilst focussing on local, grassroots action, Friends of the Earth Australia also campaigns at the national level from a climate justice frame on anti nuclear issues, climate and energy justice, economic justice and forests and biodiversity
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Hancock Prospecting now Major 'Owner' of Ecuadorian State Mining Company

April 12, 2024

Hanrine (a subsidiary of Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting) has recently invested $150 million in the Ecuadorian state mining company Enami.  This now gives Rinehart, a 49% stake in 6 mining concessions, totalling 30,000 hectares in the Intag region in northern Ecuador surrounding the controversial...

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FoE welcomes the Future Made in Australia Act

April 11, 2024

In a significant move, the federal government is today announcing that it will introduce a Future Made in Australia Act – with a focus on manufacturing of clean renewables and decarbonisation of the economy. Influenced by the US Inflation Reduction Act, and designed to...

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Still Standing, With All That Remains

April 10, 2024

This year marks 30 years of the Goongerah Environment Centre (GECO) campaigning to protect East Gippsland’s unparalleled forests and biodiversity. Below are snippets of a couple of these conversations with original GECO activists present in the early 90’s. With such longevity of struggle, we...

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