Economics for Earth

October 2018 Update

This month we held our national annual meeting of local & affiliate groups and campaigners on beautiful Darug country in NSW, where we cross-pollinated ideas and developed our capacity for national solidarity in our interlinked efforts for environmental and social justice.
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Economics for Earth

Weapons Dealers gain no social licence through the Invictus Games

Friends of the Earth and the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) express disappointment at weapons manufacturers sponsoring the upcoming Invictus Games in Sydney on 20 - 27 October 2018.
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Economics for Earth

September 2018 Update

Spring is here and it's time to emerge from hibernation and into the streets!
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Economics for Earth

August 2018 Update

Another busy month around the network for Friends of the Earth Australia.
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Economics for Earth

July 2018 Update

It has been a busy few months at Friends of the Earth. Most exciting was the addition of a new national project - Tipping Point.
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Economics for Earth

Secret China-led RCEP trade deal fails international standards of transparency, experts warn

PRESS RELEASE   Bangkok, Manila, New Delhi, Melbourne                                              July 20, 2018. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being negotiated in Bangkok, Thailand this week. The mega regional trade deal involving sixteen nations from Asia-Pacific will impact the lives of over three billion people, yet a new study reveals how the deal fails international standards of transparency and public engagement.
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Economics for Earth

Stand up for democracy - say no to the anti-espionage bill

The Australian government is seeking to introduce new espionage and foreign interference laws that threaten our democracy.
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Economics for Earth

Response to proposed changes to espionage and foreign interference laws

Friends of the Earth are a community-driven organisation that has played a constructive role protecting the natural environment and supporting social justice in Australia for over forty years.
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Economics for Earth

The movements of the Australian environment movement

By Cam Walker In the various histories that have been written about the Australian environment movement, most have identified the 'professionalisation' phase that happened in the 1980s as a defining feature in the movement's development.
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Economics for Earth

Coalition's budget failure on climate change, "no surprise," say Friends of the Earth

National environment group Friends of the Earth says the Federal Coalition's 2018 budget failure on climate change comes as "no surprise" and underscores the need for greater leadership from states and territories.  
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