What we do

Discover more about our campaigns and how you can help

Climate & Energy Justice campaigns

For over 40 years Friends of the Earth has campaigned on the understanding that you can't separate environmental and social justice issues and with climate change there is no difference.

Adani says they’ve locked in funding for their dirty coal mine. So, now’s the time we need to push our politicians like never before...
From September 8, there will be thousands of rallies in cities and towns around the world to demand our local leaders commit to building a...
By Catherine Hearse and the Quit Coal Collective at Friends of the Earth Melbourne Golden Beach is an idyllic section of Victoria's Ninety Mile...

Land & Water campaigns

Friends of the Earth believe that it is time to live in harmony with the natural environment and stop trying to tame it with excessive land clearing and mining, deforestation and pesticide use.

Where: Lawns of Parliament House, Canberra When: 8.30am, 10th September 2018 Why: Australia is facing a national extinction crisis.  But it doesn’t have to...
The damage of wild horses to alpine environments is well documented. However, the NSW government has decided to allow horse populations to continue to...
Friends of the Earth. Media release. August 11 2018 Friends of the Earth Australia today welcomed a decision in the Supreme Court of California...

Food & Technology campaigns

Friends of the Earth believe all people have the right to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods and that technological advances need to be proven safe before they are deployed.

Australian families risk consuming untested, unlabelled genetically modified (GM) food – including animal products – because federal agencies tasked with their protection have sided...
The Alliance needs to raise $10,000 in tax-deductible donations by June 30, 2018. Please give generously. Every donation, big or small, contributes to our...
Soon you won’t know if the biotechnology industry gets its way. Take action!

Economics for Earth campaigns

Capitalism and Neo-liberal policies are driving causes of much of the destruction we see on the planet today - we believe there is a better way to do things.

Another busy month around the network for Friends of the Earth Australia.
It has been a busy few months at Friends of the Earth. Most exciting was the addition of a new national project - Tipping...
PRESS RELEASE   Bangkok, Manila, New Delhi, Melbourne                                              July 20, 2018. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being negotiated in Bangkok, Thailand this...

Indigenous Land & Rights campaigns

Australia was colonised and the resulting Frontier Wars stripped land and rights from the original inhabitants who for millennia maintained a sustainable custodianship over these lands.

In a matter of months, South Australia could be the reluctant home to Australia's nuclear waste. Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan is fast forwarding...
A look at the grandmothers who are fighting the system and getting their grandchildren back. Most people don’t know that more Aboriginal children are...
FLASHBACK 2010: Traditional Owners and environment groups including achieved a stunning victory in May 2010 with the creation of 114,000 hectares of Red Gum Protected...