Fossil Free

Winning slowly is the same as losing — and losing is not an option.

This is the most critical time for climate change we have ever known: what happens in the next 3 years could decide the fate of our planet.

In 2018, we are hitting the road with 350 co-founder, Bill McKibben to shine a spotlight on the people, projects and ideas that are leading where our governments have failed to act. We have the solutions, and we know who is holding us back. It’s time for us to step up and fight like our lives depend on it.

Speakers: co-founder Bill McKibben will be joining movement leaders across the world to talk about what we can do to rapidly accelerate a just transition to 100% renewable energy.

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is an author, environmentalist, and activist. In 1988 he wrote The End of Nature, the first book for a common audience about global warming. He is a co-founder and Senior Advisor at, an international climate campaign that works in 188 countries around the world.

Jo Dodds

Bega Valley Shire

A writer and accidental activist, Jo Dodds found her quiet, rural life taking a wildly new course and is now a local government councillor and agent of change. As a resident affected by devastating bushfires across NSW she is calling on leaders to do something to reduce the risks of further climate change.

Lisa Lumsden

Repower Port Augusta

Lisa Lumsden was a key driver in the 6 year long community led Repower Port Augusta campaign. Last year the community effort successfully secured the world’s largest concentrating solar thermal power station with storage to be built in Port Augusta.

Vanessa Petrie

Beyond Zero Emissions

Vanessa is the CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions - a volunteer-powered carbon solutions think tank showing that a zero emissions Australia is achievable and affordable. Australia can accelerate climate action and become a global renewable energy superpower. We have the sun, the wind and most importantly, a nation of talented people with the passion and skills to get stuff done.

Bev Smiles

Hunter Communities Network

Bev convened the Hunter Communities Network in 2011 to provide support, information sharing and raise the profile of the social and environmental impacts of coal mining in the Hunter Valley. The Network tracks the relentless expansion of the coal industry, pushing for more rigorous assessment, running legal challenges to poor decisions and supporting each other’s campaigns

Zane Sikulu

Pacific Climate Warriors

Zane Sikulu is a Pacific Climate Warrior and Pacific Organiser for He comes from a proud line of Tongans and is fighting for climate justice for his ancestral home. Now living in Sydney, a pivotal moment was the realisation that the country he now calls home is one of the biggest culprits for climate pollution and has since been a leader in the fight against fossil fuels in Australia.

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April 26 - May 4

April 26, 2018

Newcastle, Australia

May 1, 2018

Sydney, Australia

May 2, 2018

Canberra, Australia

May 3, 2018

Melbourne, Australia

May 4, 2018

Adelaide, Australia

New Zealand

May 6 - May 7

May 6, 2018

Wellington, New Zealand

May 7, 2018

Auckland, New Zealand

South America

November 10 - November 20



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