Local group’s meetings, events and updates









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Perth area groups Steve Irons MP

Sydney area groups Dr Kerryn Phelps MP

Brisbane area groups Graham Perrett MP

Canberra area group Rebekha Sharkie MP + SchoolStrike4Climate kids


WA CCL special events went well – “An Evening with the IPCC in Perth” –Western Australia IPCC Forum – was held on Thursday 21st  March 7 – 9 PM as a public event – thank you to the 3 authors/contributors to IPCC 1.5°C report who gave presentations and participated in Q&A.

Conferences, workshops and forums all went well – Western Australia’s Regional Conference and Lobby Days were both wonderful – thank you to all presenters and participants. Read about it on the blog here.

Lobbying updates; 

Parliamentary Friends Climate group launched, in case you missed it, read about it here. CCL is delighted, as members have been advocating for such a group as a ‘safe’ forum for constructive dialogue on climate solutions since 2014.

WA recent lobby training and lobby days were very rewarding for all involved, and included meetings with 4 WA state parliamentary cabinet ministers – more here (blog) and here (lobby updates page).

CCL Brisbane and surrounds groups

Northern Beaches area groups with CAN

Multifaiths day Parliament House Canberra

Sydney area groups with No Time for Games team

New South Wales and ACT

Coordinators Peter Todd and Jodie Green

ACT Area: *Now includes Monaro* Second Saturday 12.30 – 3 pm. Contact Jodie 0435 743 537 (text) Green jodie@ccl.org.au (MeetUp)

Berowra Area Groups: First Monday 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hornsby Heights or Cherrybrook Contact Dennys Angove angove@optushome.com.au 

Illawarra Area Groups: Contact Peter Todd 0414 383 350 peterrelcmlube@gmail.com or Tom Hunt 0438 254 679  hunttomj@gmail.com Meetings held at Master Builders Club (downstairs) Wollongong

Inner Sydney Area Groups: Fourth Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA, 280 Pitt St) Contact brian@ccl.org.au (MeetUp)

North Sydney + Hills District Area Groups: Second Saturday. 1 – 4 pm Lane Cove or Baulkham Hills. Contact Darshini 0404 848 058 darshinij@hotmail.com

Northern Beaches Area: Contact Nigel (Northern Beaches Climate Action Network) nigelphoward@gmail.com

Southern Sydney Area Groups: Contact  george@ccl.org.au Second Sunday 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Oatley RSL & Community Club Ltd, 23 Letitia St, Oatley NSW 2223, Australia (Map) (MeetUp) (Lunch from 1:15)

Southern NSW Area: Moruya and surrounds Contact southernsandpiper@gmail.com

NEW! Western Sydney Area:  Contact peterrelcmlube@gmail.com Penrith


NSW and ACT Federal Parliamentary Liaisons Update

CCL ACT area teams have met the members of the house of representatives (MHRs) and/or the advisor(s) for federal seats of Canberra, Fenner and Monaro plus Senator Seselja and will soon request a meeting with Senator Smith and start preparing a summer intern program as part of hosting a regional conference in February.

CCL NSW teams have met with the members of the house of representatives (MHRs) or the advisor(s) for the federal seats of New England, Hunter, Berowra, Dobell, Newcastle, Shortland, Mackellar, North Sydney, Parramatta, Mitchell, Wentworth, Kingsford Smith, Grayndler, Watson, Fowler, Cook, Hughes, Macarthur, Cunningham, Whitlam, Eden-Monaro, Gilmore and Hume (Minister for Energy), plus Senators &/or the advisor(s) of NSW Senators Payne, Rhiannon, McAllister and Fierravanti-Wells; and is currently requesting a meeting with Julian Leeser MP Berowra and with Craig Laundy MP for Reid.



Coordinators Nell Azuri and Heidi Edmonds

QLD-wide meeting: online second Saturday of the month. Contact nell@ccl.org.au

Queensland Federal Parliamentary Liaisons Update

CCL Qld has met with members of the house of representatives (MHRs) and/or the advisor(s) for the federal seats of Maranoa, Herbert, Flynn, Fisher, Lilley, Griffith, Bonner, Moreton, Rankin, Groom and Forde; advisors of or Senators the Hon Canavan, Ketter, Moore and Chisholm; recently met the member for Groom Dr John McVeigh and are currently requesting a meeting with Trevor Evans MP Brisbane and Ted O’Brien MP Fairfax.

Western Australia

Coordinators Joyce Erceg and Rod Mitchell

Canning Area: Contact joyce@ccl.org.au

Perth Area: Contact rod.mitchell5@gmail.com

Tangney Area Groups: Last Monday of the month, contact petersamson27@gmail.com

Great Southern Area: Meets at DeCoHousing, Second Saturday of the month at 11am, contact rod@ccl.org.au or clarkedenmark@bigpond.au

WA Federal Parliamentary Liaisons Update

CCL WA has met with members of the house of representatives (MHRs) or the advisor(s) for federal seats of Durack, Pearce, Moore, Curtin, Tangney, Swan, Burt, Fremantle, Hasluck, Canning and O’Connor; Hannah Beasley, (ALP candidate for Swan), advisor(s) for and/or Senators Cash, Cormann, Siewert, Steele-John and Smith; and is meeting with Celia Hammond, the newly selected candidate in Curtin, (replacing Julie Bishop), and Rick Wilson MP O’Connor this month.


Coordinators Millie Black and Makira Vann 

Melbourne Area Groups: Contact Millie millie@ccl.org.au  Makira makira@ccl.org.auSave

Bendigo Area: Contact Warwick warwick@ccl.org.au

Ballarat Area: Contact Glenn glenntamblyn@gmail.com

Victoria Parliamentary Liaisons Update
CCL Vic has met with the members of the house of representatives (MHRs) or the advisor(s) for the seats of Mallee, Murray, Scullin, Melbourne, Gellibrand, Melbourne, Wills, Cooper, Kooyong, Menzies, Bruce, Indi, and McMillan; with advisors / Senators Rice, Carr, Di Natale, Hinch and Kitching; and is currently requesting a further meeting with Senator Hinch.

South Australia

Coordinator Jim Allen 

Adelaide Area Groups: Boothby, Hindmarsh, Sturt and more. Contact Jim Allen jimallen54@ymail.com
Mt Barker Area: Mayo Contact Jim Allen jimallen54@ymail.com

SA Federal Parliamentary Liaisons Update
The CCL SA team has met with members of the house of representatives (MHRs) or the advisor(s) for federal seats of Grey, Mayo, Boothby and Port Adelaide; with advisors or SA Senators the Hon Birmingham, Patrick, Storer and Senator the Hon Wong; recently met again with Hon Mark Butler’s office; attended the ALP conference in Adelaide in December; liaised with Rebekha Sharkie MP’s office regarding the Parliamentary Friends of Climate Action; and met with Senator Simon Birmingham’s staff. CCL attended a public Climate Forum with Mark Butler, Shadow Minister in the electorate of Boothby, talked to members of the Labor Environment Action Network (LEAN) and is aiming to soon meet with member for Kingston, Ms Amanda Rishworth MP, and Senator Anne Ruston.


Do you live in Tasmania and want help out in 2019? Please contact Jodie or Howard at info@ccl.org.au

Tasmanian Federal Parliament Update
CCL has met with the MHR or their advisor for the federal seats of Bass, Braddon, Denison; Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Senator Lisa Singh and Senator Catryna Bilyk; and met with ALP Senator for Tasmania Lisa Singh again in Canberra on Nov 26.

Northern Territory

Do you live in the Northern Territory and want help out or meet your MPs on climate in 2019? Please contact Jodie or Howard at info@ccl.org.au

Northern Territory Parliament Update
CCL has met with the member of the house of representatives (MHR) for Lingiari, the Hon Warren Snowdon, and is requesting a meeting with ALP Senator Malarndirri McCarthy.

CCL Hume area AngusTaylor MP


CCL NSW groups + Kyak4Earth

CCL Australia national lobby day