Students Strike for Climate in Townsville on 15 March 2019.
On 15 March 2019, Townsville school students gathered at the Gregory Street Amphitheatre to share their stories, concerns and demands regarding climate change and climate action. This nationwide event was organised by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), and the Townsville event was brought together by AYCC's North Queensland Organiser Alicia Walter, with the help of local volunteers.
Attendees of the Global Climate Strike in Townsville on 20 September 2019
20 Sept 2019, people of all ages and backgrounds were invited to attend Townsville's Global Climate Strike at Strand Park. This event featured a range of guest speakers, stalls and ethical food trucks, and attracted over 500 attendees. This event was also organised by AYCC, and NQCC assisted in promoting the event and provided equipment and volunteers on the day. It was an important event to bring people together for a common cause. To learn more about this event, visit Malcolm Tattersall's "Green Path" blog post here.