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Last Vigil for 2023!

WHEN: Saturday 16th Dec – 11am to 12 midday
WHERE: Cnr Glenferrie Rd and High St, Malvern. Opposite Malvern Town Hall

We will follow up the vigil with an end-of-year celebratory lunch at Giorgios.  Please come and join us. 
All welcome!


Move Beyond Coal – Week of Action – 4th-12th Dec

On Monday 4th December, Higgins CAN volunteers joined with other groups to hold a vigil at the office of Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah, Federal Member for Higgins. We wonder if Michelle heard the enthusiastic toots of support from passersby.




member campaigns


Our Campaigns page is the place to start.


Our Climate Action Kits empower people from different faiths, and provide a pathway and tools for climate action.

‘Safe Climate’? Or something else? Our Campaigns has something for you.

Our What We Do page has lots of ideas for taking action.

Our ‘Don’t Frack The NT’ campaign aims to protect both our planet and First Nations country and culture. Check out our video.

Want to be informed?
Want to become involved?
Our home page is a great place to start.

Volunteers needed: make scorecards visible in Malvern and Ashwood!

Malvern
We’re looking for volunteers who can spare a bit of time to help distribute our Malvern climate scorecards by letterboxing, at pre-poll and on polling day. Please contact Mary (email – mary@higginscan.org, mobile – 0413 318 839) if you may be able to help.

Ashwood
We’re looking for volunteers who can spare a bit of time to help distribute our Ashwood climate scorecards by letterboxing, at pre-poll and on polling day. Please contact Dave on 0419 561 096 if you may be able to help.

State Election 2022 – our campaigns

Yes, we are campaigning ahead of the Victorian state election in November. The Higgins federal electorate covers all of the Malvern state electorate, plus parts of the Ashwood, Hawthorn, Oakleigh and Prahran state electorates. Our Coordinating Committee has decided to concentrate our campaigns on Malvern, held by the Liberal Party, and Ashwood, which is a new electorate and covers parts of three federal electorates.

Our campaigns involve many of the following activities.
– Candidates Forum
– Meeting with the Candidates
– Letterboxing with scorecards
– Letterboxing to advertise the Candidates Forums
– Pre-polling with scorecards.
– And, of course, street conversations and handing out material at stations.

Malvern campaign

Subscribe to our newsletters for details of upcoming campaign activities!

Our campaign includes distributing Environment Victoria materials with the message ‘Clean Energy For All’.

Volunteers needed: make scorecards visible in Malvern!

We’re looking for volunteers who can spare a bit of time to help distribute our Malvern climate scorecards by letterboxing, at pre-poll and on polling day. Please contact Mary (email – mary@higginscan.org, mobile – 0413 318 839) if you may be able to help.

Lighter Footprints, one of our member organisations, has posted Malvern scorecard details here.

Malvern climate vigils

Thanks to all who supported our climate vigils. These have now been completed. Catch us now as we move onto our scorecard activities.

Ashwood campaign

Our Higgins CAN alliance is helping a new grouping – AshwoodCAN – conduct a climate-focused campaign in Ashwood. Many AshwoodCAN people are also active in Higgins CAN activities, and volunteer with our member organisations, such as ACF, EV and Lighter Footprints.

Subscribe to our Higgins CAN newsletters for details of upcoming AshwoodCAN campaign activities!

Find out more about AshwoodCAN’s campaign.

Volunteers needed: make scorecards visible in Ashwood!

We’re looking for volunteers who can spare a bit of time to help distribute our Ashwood climate scorecards by letterboxing, at pre-poll and on polling day. Please contact Dave on 0419 561 096 if you may be able to help.

Lighter Footprints, one of our member organisations, has posted Ashwood scorecard details here.

Corflutes

We have Ashwood corflutes if anyone is willing to put one up on their front fence (or other suitable place). Contact Dave Hudspeth – 0419 561 096.

Ashwood ‘Toot for Climate’ events

Thanks to all who supported our ‘Toot for Climate’ events. These have now been completed. Catch us now as we move onto our scorecard activities.

And what a great evening it was! Thanks to candidates and attendees for your participation.

Come back soon – we’ll have a link to a recording of the event.


Federal Election 2022

We have archived some of our website content

We have archived some of our website content at Climate Voices, Pre-poll Action with Climate Choir, at Federal Election 2022, and at Campaign Wrap.



REMINDER – Heritage Walk this Sunday

Followed by BYO Picnic

When: Sunday 3rd December 2022. 
Time: 11.00 am.
Where: Meet at South Yarra Station.  Walk to Windsor Siding Park.
Tour Guide: Alison Richards, President, Rewilding Stonnington.
Duration: approx one hour. 
Weather forecast is good so bring hat and sunscreen!

The walk will end with a BYO light Picnic, sandwiches etc.  There will be tables and some chairs at the park.  Food and drink can be dropped off at the park prior to the walk if required.  A Higgins CAN member will remain at the park.

For more details, email connect@higginscan.org




Reminder – Move Beyond Coal – Week of Action 4-12 December 2022

Higgins CAN are participating in the Week of Action, sponsored by Move Beyond Coal.
We will be joining with other groups to hold a vigil at the office of Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah, Federal Member for Higgins.
Date: Monday, 4th December.
Where: 1343 Malvern Rd, East Malvern.
Time: 10.00am to 11.30am.
We will be having our normal coffee and chat afterwards at the Malvernvale Hotel.
To Register your support please use the link below.