Community

Across the Latrobe Valley there are numerous volunteer groups leading change in our communities. Here is a list of some of the ones we know of across the region.

If you would like you group added to the list please email esther@climateforchange.org.au with the details.

Group OverviewContact Details
Environment
Glengarry Landcare Local Landcare group marniee@wgcma.vic.gov.au
Gippsland Intrepid LandcareGippsland Intrepid Landcare is a volunteer group, led by passionate, creative and energetic young people, based in Gippsland Victoria.
kathleenb@wgcma.vic.gov.au




Latrobe Valley Field Naturalists Club



Group has the aims of fostering an enjoyment of the world of nature and working for the preservation of the flora and fauna of the Latrobe region. info@lvfieldnats.org


Latrobe Valley Sustainability Group
The Latrobe Valley Sustainability Group is a grass roots citizen’s group dedicated to encouraging the acceptance and understanding of the principles of sustainability by the wider community. info@latrobevalleysg.com
Just Transition
Strzelecki Sustainable Futures Supporting renewable energy projects trevhoare@gmail.com

Voices of the Valley

Advocates for positive health and transition outcomes for the Latrobe Valley

secretary@votv.org.au.
Earthworker Cooperative
Workers cooperative manufacturing solar hot water systems in Morwell
d.musil@earthworkercooperative.org.au
Latrobe Valley Community Power Hub
The Latrobe Valley Community Power Hub (LVCPH) is a way for the surrounding communities to take control of their energy needs with solutions that uniquely benefit them, now and into the future.
cbarfoot@netspace.net.au
Climate Action


A New Power
Youth organisation (30 and under) taking action on climate change and transitions. A part of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition anewpower@aycc.org.au

Extinction Rebellion (West Gippsland and Latrobe Valley)
Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse. les.gummanna@gmail.com, lee.gummanna@gmail.com

Gippsland Climate Change Network (GCCN)
To provide Gippslanders, at an individual and organisational level, with information, consultation and facilitation to enable action on climate change, whilst also providing a voice for Gippsland on climate change matters. 0413 590 220
Other awesome community groups

The VRI
The VRI is a venue for the community to come together to connect, share and learn. info@thevri.org.au
Morwell Neighbourhood House Empowering our people to be united & resilient with a focus on well-being, and connections. Demonstrating support to our community as they define, strive and achieve their identified aspirations. coordinator@morwellnh.org.au