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Waking Up to Climate Change

Australia and Oceania

350 Pacific


350 Pacific is a youth-led grassroots network working with communities to fight climate change in the Pacific Islands. It has facilitated workshops, organized days of action to raise awareness about climate change, participated in the UN climate negotiations, and is currently mobilizing the warriors of the Pacific Islands to challenge the fossil fuel industry. Location: Apia, Samoa.

Antarctic Ocean Alliance


The Antarctic Ocean Alliance is a coalition of environmental and conservation organizations working to support the creation of a network of marine protected areas in Antarctica. They advocate for the Southern Ocean, the world’s healthiest ocean, and the thriving populations of penguins, seals, and whales that live there. Founded in 2010. Location: Sydney, Australia.

Australian Association for Environmental Education


As Australia’s leading professional body for environmental educators, the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE) advocates for environmental education and assists with skills development to help to enable its members to excel in education for sustainability. The vision is to advance understandings and actions in relation to environmental and sustainability issues across all communities and education sectors. Founded in 1979. Location: Girrawheen, Western Autralia.

Australian Conservation Foundation


The Australian Conservation Foundation is Australia’s national environmental organization. They are 700,000 people who speak out for the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the places and wildlife we love. This foundation is proudly independent, non-partisan and funded by donations from the community. Founded in 1965. Location: Carlton, Victoria.

Australian Environment Business Network


The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) is Australia’s leading organization that specializes in representing industry, business and councils across Australia on environmental and carbon matters likely to impact any organization and business operations. Founded in 1999. Location: Altona, Victoria.

Australian Land Groundwater Association


The mission of the Australian Land Groundwater Association (ALGA) is to promote the protection, restoration and management of land and groundwater for the benefit of human health and the broader environment across Australasia. Founded in 2007. Location: Robertson, New South Wales.

Australian Water Association


The Australian Water Association is Australia’s largest water network which promotes sustainable water management. Founded in 1962. Location: St Leonards, New South Wales.

Banksia Foundation


The Banksia Foundation is a not-for-profit organization focused on working with industry and the community to establish a variety of platforms that focus on the recognition of excellence in sustainability. Founded in 1989. Location: Melbourne, Victoria.



Ceres acts with love and compassion in the face of the global climate and ecological emergency. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces. Founded in 1989. Location: Brunswick East, Victoria.

Certified Environmental Practitioner Program


The Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) Program assesses environmental and social professionals in competency criteria of training, experience, professional conduct and ethical behavior, and provides industry-wide certification and specializations. Founded in 2004. Location: Balywn, Victoria.

Climate Action Network Australia


Climate Action Network Australia is a network that supports members and their allies to take actions to protect people at home and abroad from climate change, to safeguard our natural environment, and to build a fair, clean, healthy Australia for everyone. The vision – a fair and sustainable Australia free of climate pollution, where people and nature are protected from dangerous climate change. Founded in 1989. Location: Ultimo, New South Wales.

Climate Council


The Climate Council is Australia’s leading climate change communications non-profit organization formed to provide independent, authoritative information on climate change and its solutions to the Australian public. It advocates reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Founded in 2013. Location: Potts Point, New South Wales.