Resources for spreading the word

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So you want to build some pressure for effective action on climate? There are number of ways to go:

You can contact your local Member of Parliament.

Write a letter to the newspaper.

Contact your local radio station.

Contacting Politicians

There are a few simple ideas you can follow to make your contact as effective as possible.

Writing Letters - some great tips from ACF about writing effective letters

Meeting MPs - some notes from our Climate of Change Project on meeting with your local MP

Ballarat MP Contact Details

Catherine King - Federal Member for Ballarat

5 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350

ph: 5338 8123

Geoff Howard - State MLA for Ballarat East

15 Main Road
Ballarat, VIC 3350

ph: 5331 7722

Sharon Knight - State MLA for Ballarat West

Details tba

Jaala Pulford - State MLC for Western Victoria

15 Main Road
Ballarat, VIC 3350

ph: 5332 2405    


Always good to keep letters below 200 words and to the point. You can always write another letter for that other great idea you can't quite make fit!

The Courier -

The Age -
Herald Sun -
The Australian -
Financial Review -

Radio Stations

Talkback shows are a great way to keep an idea bubbling away.