Community Directory

Please check out the organisations, community groups, business and websites to get involved, source information or draw inspiration and maybe even come up with a few solutions yourself.

Sustainability and protection of our natural environment is a very broad and far reaching topic. This is a small list, mostly localised, with some broader channels of information for YOU to be a part of the solution. If you have an update for this list please email.

ACTIVISM & INFO

100% Renewable Energy

350.org

Alert

Alternative Technology Association

Australian Conservation Foundation

Australian Ecosystems Foundation

Australian Forests & Climate Alliance Inc

Australian Marine Conservation Society

Australian Youth Climate Coalition

Avaaz

AYCC Seed

Climate Reality Project Australia

Environmental Justice Australia

Friends of the Earth Melbourne

GetUp!

Plastic Bag Free Victoria

Solar Citizens

The Wilderness Society

Yes2Renewables

Victorian Climate Action Network

 

COMMUNITY GROUPS

Boomerang Bags

Geelong Sustainability

Melbourne Repair Café

Transition Towns Australia 

Transition Hobsons Bay

Transition Inner West

Transition Streets Geelong

Transition Town Maribyrnong

Transition Wyndham

 

COMMUNITY ACTION GROUPS

Maribyrnong Truck Action Group

Stop Adani Wyndham

Stop Adani Melbourne

Point Cook Action Group

 

COMMUNITY GARDENS & FOOD GROWING

3000 Acres

Altona Fruit and Vegie Swap

Altona Community Gardens

Braybrook Commons Community Garden

Gardening Swap Point Cook

Iramoo Community Centre Food Swap 

Iramoo Community Centre Kitchen Garden

Lara Community Garden & Art Precinct

Laverton Community Garden 

Local Harvest

Mambourin Sensory Garden 

Maribyrnong Edible Garden

Maribyrnong Community Gardens

Newport Wasteland Garden

Newport Fruit and Vegie Swap

Permaculture Out West

Ripe Near Me

Saltwater Community Garden

Shoestring Gardening

Wayaperri House & Saffron Kitchen

Werribeeks

Westvale Community Centre Garden

Werribee Environment Community Park

Werribee Park Community Garden

Williamstown Fruit & Vege Swap

Wyndham Community Garden Swap 

Yarraville Community Garden

 

COMMUNITY SHEDS

Brimbank Men’s Shed

Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed Network

Melton Men’s Shed

Westvale Men’s Shed

Wyndham Park Community Shed

Wyndham Vale Men’s Shed

 

CONSERVATION GROUPS

Birdlife Australia

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Friends of Cobbledicks Ford 

Friends of Greenwich Bay

Friends of Kororoit Creek

Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek

Friends of Newport Lakes

Friends of Skeleton Creek 

Friends of Stony Creek

Friends of Williamstown Wetlands

Landcare Australia

Marine Care Point Cooke

NatureWest

Pinkerton Landcare & Environment Group

Victorian Landcare Gateway

Werribee River Association

 

CYCLING GROUPS

Baywest BUG

Hobsons Bay BUG

Manor Lakes Cycling Group

WWBUG

 

EVENTS

Green Living Series

Heritage Orchard

National Garage Trail Sale

Sustainable Living Festival

 

EDUCATION RESOURCES

Craig Castree

Cool Australia

Healthy Household Habits

Minimal Waste Mum

Plastic Pollution Solutions

Rogue Ginger

Wyndham Council Litter Education

 

ENERGY

Clean Energy Council

Energy Made Easy

RenewEconomy

Your Home

Arena 

Solar Scorecard

 

GARDENING CLUBS & RESOURCES

Australian Plant Society

Compost Revolution

Diggers Club

Gardenate

Home Harvest Booklet

Melbourne Permablitz

My Smart Garden

Werribee Gardening Club

Werribee Park Heritage Orchard

Victoria State Rose Garden Supporters

 

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS

Dept of Environment, Land, Water & Planning

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Metropolitan Waste Resource Recovery Group

Parks Victoria

Sustainability Victoria

 

LANDFILLS & TRANSFER STATIONS

Brimbank Resource Recovery Centre

Bulla Landfill

Melbourne Regional Landfill 

Melton Recycling Centre 

Ravenshall Tip – Melbourne Regional Landfill

Wyndham’s Landfill & Transfer Station

 

LITTER

Beach Patrol

Love Our Street

Take 3 for the Sea

Point Cook Open Spaces

Victorian Litter Action Alliance

 

MARKETS

Australian Farmers Market Association

Bacchus Marsh Homemade & Homegrown Market 

Darley Market

 Flemington Farmers Market

Lifesytle & Produce Market

Seddon Makers Market 

Regional Farmers Market

Williamstown Farmers Market

 

SHARE ECONOMIES

Buy Nothing Project

Freecycle

Helping Hands – Wyndham areas

Inner West Gifting Circle 

Streetbank

 

RECYCLING

See you local Council and Landfill & Transfer Stations listing

Community Recycling Network Australia

Get it right on bin night

Planet Ark

Sustain Me

The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group 

 

SIGNIFICANT SITES

Brisbane Ranges

Cobbeldicks Ford

Lerderderg State Park

Mt Rothwell

Western Treatment Plant Discovery Centre

Werribee Gorge

You Yangs

 

ZERO WASTE

Zero Waste Meetup Group

Zero Waste Westies