UPDATE October 2017: I haven’t checked these contacts for a couple of years so assume many of them are out of date. Please feel free to send in details of groups not listed here, or update details for ones who are. cam.walker@foe.org.au

There is a listing of mostly outdoor focused activist groups here.

Albury Wodonga sustainability alliance. A listing of groups in and around Albury and Wodonga.

Birkebeiner Nordic Ski Club is a Cross-Country ski club based in Mt Beauty, Victoria, Australia and Falls Creek Alpine Resort.

Environment East Gippsland (VIC). EEG Inc. has been working to protect the East Gippsland forest for over 20 years. As a locally based group we play a vital role in information gathering on the local logging industry and badgering our ‘forest managers’.

Friends of Baw Baw National Park (VIC)

Friends of Bogong. Friends of Bogong was formed in 1984 to provide an avenue for people interested in the Bogong High Plains and adjacent peaks of the Alpine National Park to give something back to the environment they gain so much enjoyment from. Details here.

Friends of Cobberas. We are a group of volunteers from all walks of life, who are interested in the conservation of the Cobberas and adjacent areas of the Alpine National Park.

Friends of Dartmouth Unit, Alpine National Park. (VIC)  Brett Lee, (03) 5159 9333

Friends of Mt Buffalo. Details here.

Friends of the Earth. Has worked on a range of Alps campaigns over the years.

Friends of The Wonnangatta Valley (VIC),  Wally Mortimer (03) 5727 3269

Goongerah Environment Centre. GECO is an independent grassroots environment organisation based in East Gippsland. We are dedicated to protecting the remaining old growth forests of the region.

The Kinglake Action Network & Development Organisation (KANDU)

Kosciusko Huts Association. I am not a fan of the Church of idealised Anglo History, which is what I think a lot of the hut appreciation sentiment can be, but do like this group.

Landcare groups:

  • Upper Kiewa, north east Victoria – find groups here.

‘Living with the Bush’ Coalition. “Being able to safely live in harmony with our natural environment is very important to many Victorians who live with the bush.
Unnecessary vegetation removal around houses, fence lines and roadsides will destroy the natural beauty, amenity and biodiversity that attracts people to living in a bushland setting”.
Facebook page.

Mansfield Environment and Climate Action (MECA) was established in 2007 as a not for profit apolitical organisation to act as a community voice for influencing policy at all levels of government and to identify local actions to reduce our carbon footprint.

Melbourne University Mountaineering Club. Details here.

MyEnvironment is a “not-for-profit, non-government organisation that seeks to advance sustainable development  and ecological protection and restoration through education and learning, science, law, community and the building of supportive partnerships” which is based in the Central Highlands east of Melbourne.

The Snowy River Alliance. “It is our mission to obtain a true environmental flow of at least 28% for the Snowy River.”

Victorian Mobile Landcare Group. The VMLCG specialises in the development and delivery of remote area landcare projects and works collaboratively with a number of conservation groups on a diverse range of projects across Victoria. They can be reached via http://www.vmlcg.org.au

Victorian National Parks Association, VNPA.