Tamworth Climate Change Rally

The Rally is on Sunday 5 June to coincide with World Environment Day. We’ll be having leading farmers as speakers, including Anika Molesworth, the Young Australian Farmer of the Year and of Paris Climate Summit fame. Candidates for the seat of New England will also attend to tell us about their climate policies. Lunch will be available.

The federal election is our chance to put climate change and renewable energy front and centre in New England and it essential that we get a big crowd at the rally. Please everyone, you must come! Bring your signs and banners.

It's a full day and going to be loads of fun:

Arrive at Bicentennial Park approx. 11am
11-12 noon.
Multiple options.
  • Voices of New England Choir - sing a few rounds of climate changing verse.
    Tunes to learn  - tba
  • Prop and poster making. Make the climate change train. or windmills or Posters.
  • Grab a cuppa and chat
12 noon. Rally begins. 
Details to be finalised. 
Tony Windsor, Rob Taber and Mercurius Goldstein all confirmed.
Other speakers Dr Robin Gunning, Anika Molsworth - Young Farmer of the Year, Liverpool Plains Farmer, Renewable Energy projects - Adam Blakester, Emma Stilts
1- 1.30 Rally finishes.
Photo/media stunt.
1- 1.30 - 2pm Lunch. 
Food and coffee stall/van available throughout the day.
2pm Multiple workshop options
(potentially include Anika Molsworth if she is available - i.e Effects of climate change on agriculture?)
1.  "How to combat climate denial" 
Learn the sticky facts on how best to identify and shut down climate deniers. Learn simple strategies to help the undecided understand the issues.
Dr Robin Gunning - The Climate Realty Project.
2.  "A new wind blowing"
The largest regional investment project in the New England. The bright future of wind generation and other renewable projects for our region.
Adam Blakester - New England Wind
3. Voices of New England Choir. 
Sing a round in the sun
If you're coming from Armidale, you can join us to head down on the train in the morning. Send me an email and I'll give you all the details!


June 05, 2016 at 11am - 3pm
Bicentennial Park
Kable Ave
Tamworth, NSW 2340
Google map and directions
Sarita Perston ·

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