What’s Happening

1 November 2016

Switched on Schools Wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

The Australian Youth Climate Coalition has won the Community category in this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their Switched on Schools Victoria program.  This prestigious award was presented by the Victorian Minister for Climate Change, Energy and Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and accepted by Tom Reddington and Laura Sykes on behalf on behalf of students, volunteers […]

1 November 2016

Repower our Schools: Jade from Gilmore College for Girls

Jade, a Year 10 student from Gilmore College for Girls, is one inspiring young person! After attending the Melbourne Climate Justice Summit in August this year, she has been driving a campaign to repower her school with renewable energy. Jade attended the excursion with her Year 10 classmates, where they learnt about the impacts of […]

31 October 2016

Term 3+4 2016: Summit Wrap Up

Melbourne Climate Justice Summit 300 students. 24 high schools. 30 youth facilitators. 11 local politicians. 1 big youth parliament on the steps of Victorian Parliament House.   The annual Climate Justice Summit held on 17th and 18th August at Trades Hall was our biggest schools summit yet, bringing together hundreds of students from diverse schools […]

16 September 2016

Premier’s Sustainability Award Finalist

The Switched on Schools program is a finalist in the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award. A massive congratulations to the hundreds of volunteers and thousands of students, across Australia, that make this program so great! There has never been a more important time for young people to get active to combat global warming and lead […]

16 September 2016

Melbourne Girls College

Melbourne Girls College is the first school in Australia to adopt the Repower our Schools Pledge! Wahoooooo!!!! On Friday the 9th of September the environment co-captain,Thirumagial Arumachahalam Elataendral, and principal, Ms Karen Money, formally signed onto the pledge at the school’s envriomental conference. “Our school is taking on the repower pledge to set an example,” […]

5 September 2016

Earth Worker Community Celebration

You are invited to the Earth Worker Community Celebration.  Supporters of Earth Worker are walking 100km from Melbourne to Morwell to build support for a just transition for the Latrobe Valley and the opening of a worker-owned green manufacturing factory in Morwell! Join high school students from across the Valley at the celebration to welcome […]

25 August 2016

#repower social media competition

It’s competition time!! We are inviting all high school students all across Australia to flood social media with photos, videos and selfies of their campaigns to repower their school with 100% renewable energy! Young people are ahead of the game when it comes to technology, so let’s use our creativity and the power of social media […]

23 August 2016

Brisbane Picnic

When:  2-4pm, Saturday the 3rd of September  Where:  Roma Street Parklands, 2-4pm We’ll be chilling out, sharing some food, playing games, and chatting about how Repower is going in schools.  There will be the opportunity to start campaigns to transition your schools to 100% renewable energy and learn more about the #repowerourschools competition to win heaps of cool […]

23 August 2016

Adelaide: Repower by the River

Hey Adelaide students! AYCC is inviting you and your school’s environmental group to celebrate repowering our schools! We will be meeting at the rotunda along the torrens (down King William past the festival centre) to share your school’s exciting plans for Repower. As well as a photo shoot we will be making a video of […]

23 August 2016

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