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This year, we would love to have you join us as we “Run for the environment”! It is never too early to start training, and places for all distances are still available if you register online at http://melbournemarathon.com.au.

Hepburn Wind Farm (pic courtesy Geelong Sustainability)

Renewable energy is booming. Now is the time to create locally owned and resilient energy systems.

Yarra Falls

Community input will be crucial to making sure Melbourne’s most important green corridor is still a beautiful, accessible and ecologically rich place in another 10 or 20 years.

What do we think of the Essential Services Commission's decision to increase the minimum feed-in tariff?

The main threat to Leadbeater’s possum is commercial logging

Sometimes it takes a cute, furry species on the brink of extinction to get people thinking about nature protection laws.

Coal-fired power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley

Victoria’s Hazelwood power station – Australia’s dirtiest – is preparing to close down, but three more coal-fired power stations still operate in the Latrobe Valley.

co-design in action

The Sustainability Law Lab attended the Community Energy Congress at the Melbourne Town Hall on 27-28 February. Over 500 people voiced visions and declared actions for a new, clean energy system.

The Congress itself was filled with a buzz of optimism about our agency to create a better future. Some highlights:

We are a new initiative of Environmental Justice Australia, aiming to support purpose-led enterprises by providing access to innovative and cost effective legal services.

We had over 200 people register for our Act on Extinction event that we ran with our friends at Environment Victoria and Victorian National Parks Association in Melbourne last night.

It was an amazing turn out and shows that people do care about nature and want to know more about how they can protect the species and places that they love.

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