Early days 1970s

ABOVE: The first FoE Melbourne office was in Nicholson St, Carlton.

Famous comedian Spike Milligan was very supportive of FoE, and helped open the office. Images: Mike McKeon.

Founding Friends of the Earth Australia: the Early Years.

A history by Peter Hayes. Available here.

ABOVE: an image from the CAF - Citizens Against Freeways protest on Alexandra Parade in inner Melbourne against the building of the Eastern Freeway. Early 1970s

ABOVE: the 'tent city' in Canberra after the end of the bikeride against uranium (we're not sure whether this particular ride was 1975, 1976, or 1977)