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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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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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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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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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Sydney Water Biosolids, Effluent and PFAS Chemicals

June 27, 2024

People may have recently read the media coverage concerning lack of testing for PFAS chemicals in drinking water throughout Australia. The media article has certainly attracted alot of interest regarding the health implications of PFAS. Visits to FoE's Australian PFAS Map have also peaked...

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Dutton’s nuclear nightmare a blatant attempt to keep burning coal and gas

June 19, 2024

National environmental justice group Friends of the Earth Australia (FoE) has slammed opposition leader Peter Dutton’s release of the Coalition nuclear policy, describing it as a nuclear nightmare and a cynical ploy to keep burning coal and gas. Nuclear is simply too expensive and...

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Illawarra offshore wind zone declaration good news for climate

June 15, 2024

Today the federal government officially declared the Illawarra offshore wind zone 20 kilometres off the coast of Wollongong in NSW. Environmental justice organisation Friends of the Earth welcomes the announcement, saying it's good news for action on climate change and job creation. “From Gippsland...

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