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Stand Against Extinction

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Parliament House Lawn

Parliament Drive

Canberra, ACT 2600

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Australia is facing a national extinction crisis and our environment laws are broken. But it doesn’t have to be this way…

With stronger laws to protect species and their habitat and more resources to invest in recovery and restoration, we can bring our threatened species and ecosystems back from the brink.

But we need to send a powerful message to our politicians...

If thousands of Australians descend on Parliament House to take a visible public stand against extinction and demand strong #naturelaws, our leaders will be forced to act. We are planning to bring thousands of Australians to celebrate our wildlife and demand action following Threatened Species Day (7th September).

Join us in Canberra on 10th September 2018 and take a stand against extinction.

We need your help to bring together 2000 people who are willing to stand up for the wildlife, people and places we love to represent Australia’s 2000 threatened species. Will you join us?

Adopt a threatened species!

Want to represent a particular critter, wildflower, tree, forest or ecosystem? You can let us know, and we encourage you to bring along visual props that help us tell the story of the wonderful creatures and places we love. If you're part of a "friends of" type group, you can all adopt a single threatened species or ecosystem together!

What else is happening?

While you're in Canberra, you can choose to join a range of activities held either side of the event. There'll be nature-based advocacy training, excursions to Question Time, bird walks, nature walks, arts & crafts skillshares and more.

How to get here:

We'll be chartering buses to get people to the event from Melbourne, Sydney, and Albury (pick up times and locations TBC).

To get a lift with us, make sure you select the right ticket type, and we'll be in touch with more info soon.

If you think you can bring a crowd from your location but transport’s a problem, write to us at info@placesyoulove.org and we’ll see if we can organise transport for your group.



Places You Love is the largest nature-based alliance of environmental groups in Australia’s history, but to win better protection for nature we need everyone who can to be a part of this.

Check out www.placesyoulove.org/events or email info@placesyoulove.org.au for more info.


Photo credit: Return of the Sacred Kingfisher Festival at Ceres

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