About CCL Australia meetings, events and groups

About CCL Events

CCL Australia members regularly host and participate in 3 main kinds of events:

  • online meetings;
  • state and local meetings;
  • forums, workshops, conferences and lobby days.

View them all at CCL Australia’s Google Calendar

1. Online Meetings – getting connected

Each month CCL Australia holds national web-based meetings using the ZOOM platform

  • National Monthly Meeting – online monthly meeting with guest speaker
    • Check past & upcoming meetings at the blog.
    • Click to join (no need to register).
    • Second Saturday of the month, at 2 pm AEST.
  • National Conversation – informal get-to-know other members around Australia and discuss CCLs media outreach
    • Click to join (no need to register).
    • Thursday following on from the second Saturday of the month, at 8 pm AEST.
  • All welcome – members and non-members

Each week CCL International holds global web-based training using the ZOOM platform

  • Register here for one-off (International) Climate Advocate Training at Citizens’ Climate Education
  • Register here for weekly ( International ) Core Volunteer Training at Citizens’ Climate Education


To Join CCL Australia ZOOM – online or by phone

Click to join (no need to register)

Contact us at info@ccl.org.au to get help to join the CCL Australia / International ZOOM line or just give it a go.

Join from a computer, tablet or smartphone: PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: enter into your browser https://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/3920795005

Or Telephone: Dial 02 8015 2088 then enter the Meeting ID: 3920795005 into your phone keypad.

Note: If you need to improve your audio/video quality, download the Zoom app ahead of time, and if required close other applications and web browser windows.

Your audio may be muted by default on CCL video conferences until the end.




2. State and Local Group Meetings and Action – getting active

Each month a number of state and local groups hold regular meetings

  • Contact info@ccl.org.au to find your group or if you are interested in starting a new group to host meetings in your area. Or scroll down and open the state tabs to view all groups contacts.
  • Sometimes these meetings and actions are online sometimes they are face to face.
  • Join CCL to receive ongoing notifications from other members and groups active in your area.

Local groups get active and meet frequently with their elected representatives, local businesses, local media and community groups. There’s something for everyone to do.



Regional Coordinator Peter Todd

Regional ZOOM First Tuesday each month 7:30 – 8:00 PM https://zoom.us/j/3920795005

ACT Area: *Now includes Monaro* MeetUp

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

NEW Hume Area Groups: First Thursday 7:00-9:00 pm Goulburn Soldiers Club Contact Tom Hunt, Tom@ccl.org.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  Follow on 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 (via 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) Follow on MeetUp (Lunch from 1:15)

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

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


QLD Coordinators Nell Azuri and Heidi Edmonds

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

SA 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

VIC Coordinator Makira Vann 

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

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

Ballarat Area: Contact Glenn glenntamblyn@gmail.com



WA Coordinators Joyce Erceg and Rod Mitchell

Perth Area: Contact joyce@ccl.org.au

SouthWest Area: Contact rod.mitchell5@gmail.com

South of River Area: Last Monday of the month, contact johngherardi@hotmail.com

North of River Area: to be determined – contact joyce@ccl.org.au

Great Southern Area: Meets at Environment Centre, second Saturday of the month at 11 am Contact rod@ccl.org.au or clarkedenmark@bigpond.au

3. Forums, Workshops, Conferences and Lobby Days – making an impact

Several times a year CCL Australia hosts national and regional forums, workshops, conferences and citizen lobby days

  • Find these here and under the Events tab, in the monthly newsletter or contact us direct at info@ccl.org.au
  • Registration links here.