Wodonga Albury Towards Climate Health

WATCH is a local, non-partisan, community group. WATCH actively advocates for action on human‑induced climate change.


What is WATCH? WATCH is a local, non-partisan, community group. WATCH actively advocates for action on human‑induced climate change. WATCH assists people of the Albury-Wodonga region to clarify concerns about climate change and effectively express them to community leaders and decision‑makers. WATCH has a core committee of about 10 people and our monthly e-mail newsletter WATCHWORD goes out to over 800 people.

What does WATCH do ?
WATCH promotes activities and events for people like you in the local community to meet, discuss, establish informed views and take appropriate action on climate change. We have:
• Periodic social events on climate change topics;
• Community actions on climate change issues;
• E-mail information and discussion on climate change.

WATCH meeting with Greg hunt and Sophie MirabellaWe then communicate this collective voice to community leaders and decision‑makers by meeting them in person and writing letters, and encouraging others to do so. WATCH also produces WATCHWORD, the highly‑regarded monthly e‑mail newsletter with information on local and national climate change issues, as well as the events and activities of local environment and sustainability community groups. It is circulated to over 800 subscribers across the border region. Find out more about WATCHWORD, and how to subscribe to these free newsletters here.

What can I do ?
If you want to do something about climate change, you can. There are plenty of opportunities to take positive action, and much important work to do. WATCH has many suggestions and resources on this website, plus some enjoyable social activities. If you care about human‑induced climate change, you are one of us … and so we invite you to join us.

Wodonga and Albury Towards Climate Health (WATCH) is an apolitical lobby group which aims to communicate with influential people in our community and encourage them to take urgent and appropriate action to address climate change. WATCH has engaged in face-to-face meetings with politicians and bureaucrats from local, state and Federal governments. An electronic newsletter, WATCHWORD, is sent out approximately once a month.

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