Blog | 3rd May, 2011

so get involved this World Environment Day

Doorknocking is proving to be one of the most effective tools we have to show broad community support for real action to safeguard our environment. And chatting to householders is not as scary as you might think.

As the Climate Action Centre says in their Guide to Doorknocking “Doorknocking is easy, fun and one of the most effective ways of getting our message into the community and having an impact”. In other words – it’s time well spent.

Countless volunteers have now spent thousands of hours knocking on people’s doors to find out what Australians really think about the important environmental issues of our time. It’s also a great way of showing support for positive government action on the important environmental issues.

Take a look at these short videos and blog postings that show just how fun and effective doorknocking can be.

Climate Action Moreland

Balmain Rozelle

Climate Action Newtown

Dean Bridgfoot from Mount Alexander Sustainability Group blogs about his recent doorknock:

“It’s a beautiful autumn Sunday afternoon in Castlemaine and we are ready to go out doorknocking for the 100% renewables campaign. I am nervous, I always am until I’ve had a few doors under my belt, but Ian is his usual implacable calm self. We are also going out with two new doorknockers today, Lucy and Barb…” Read more

So, are you revved up? Please join us on Sunday, 29 May 2011 as we doorknock householders and mobilise community support for a price on pollution and a healthy Murray-Darling. We’d love to see you there!

Join our World Environment Day Doorknock