24,000 new jobs for Geelong

The Roadmap to Zero Emissions Job Report, shows what jobs could be created over the next five years if we look to how our region’s talents and skills could be used in the industries of the future.

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No Gas Terminal in Corio Bay

Tell the Victorian government to reject plans for a gas import terminal in Corio Bay, and invest in renewable energy jobs instead.

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Why we oppose the gas import terminal

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Gas is highly flammable and many locals are concerned about safety. Best practice is to locate gas terminals and LNG tankers at least 3.5kms away from residents, as happens elsewhere in Australia. Geelong residents will live within 2km of Viva's proposed terminal and less than 250m away from the transiting LNG tankers. The risks to life include asphyxiation, incineration or burns. 

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Gas is a dangerous and polluting fuel that contributes to the climate crisis. LNG is Methane, which can be even worse for the climate than coal because it leaks into the atmosphere. This leaked gas traps more warmth, increasing our risks of severe heat, drought, bushfires and sea-level rise.

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Geelong should be a hub for renewables, not gas. We’ve got the infrastructure, skilled workforce and proud manufacturing heritage to position our region as the place for the rapidly growing clean energy industry.

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These floating gas terminals are a threat to marine life and fishing. The Victorian government has already rejected a gas terminal in Westernport Bay because of “unacceptable risks” to the marine environment. Fishers will likely face extensive exclusion zones along the shipping channel and gas terminal to ensure the security of the LNG tankers and the floating gas terminal.

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We can use renewable electricity instead of gas. Household gas appliances can be replaced with electric appliances that are cheaper, cleaner and safer to run.

How you can help

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Sign the petition calling for Planning Minister Richard Wynne to reject Viva Energy’s proposed gas import terminal for Corio Bay

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Find an event to attend to demonstrate to Viva and the Government why this project should not go ahead

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Follow us on Facebook to keep in touch about any developments in the project

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Increase your knowledge of the risks, myths and alternatives to gas. And find out how to reduce your footprint and get your home or business off gas

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Join our group. Geelong Renewables Not Gas is a campaign run by ACF Community Geelong. ACF is Australia's national environment organisation

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Purchase a t-shirt, sticker or request a coreflute sign. Show your support for the campaign by purchasing some merchandise

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Donate to the campaign. We are entirely run by volunteers, and would appreciate your support, however modest, to meet the costs of creating community awareness about the gas terminal proposal 

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Tell someone else in your community about the project. We think everyone should have a say in whether we want to lock Geelong into gas or position our town for the jobs and energy sources of the future

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Geelong Renewables Not Gas is a group of locals concerned about this gas terminal plan. We’re made up of people worried about the impact on fishing and boating, about safety for North Shore residents, about environmental concerns and the climate crisis.We’re supported by ACF Community Geelong. The ACF is Australia’s national environment organisation. 

Join our ACF Community Geelong Group
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👉Take part in upcoming campaign stalls

Saturday 13 November
Beckley Market
www.facebook.com/events/567752841192837
Rippleside Park
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Sunday 5 December
Humans in Geelong Expo
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👉 Sign up to receive campaign updates here https://www.acf.org.au/acf_community_geelong👉Take part in upcoming campaign stallsSaturday 13 November
Beckley Market
https://www.facebook.com/events/567752841192837
Rippleside Park
https://www.facebook.com/events/633075967725939Sunday 5 December
Humans in Geelong Expo
https://www.facebook.com/events/2368328593297142

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Lots of opportunities to help stop Viva’s toxic & unnecessary floating gas hub in Corio Bay - 30,000 people live in its danger zone if it gets built.#TooCloseToHouses #CleverAndCreativeItIsnt#GetInvolved #GetTheTruth #NoGreenwashing

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3 weeks ago
Geelong Renewables Not Gas

The Geelong community has a message to our politicians: we want renewables, not gas, for Geelong!

To oppose the planned gas terminal at Viva's refinery, more than 100 local residents came together for a Protest Picnic today at Moorpanyal Park in North Shore.

Coming out of COP26, it's more important than ever that we put pressure on all levels of government and do what we can to ensure this gas terminal does not go ahead.

Learn more about the proposal and how you can get involved on www.geelongrenewablesnotgas.org

If you aren’t concerned about Viva’s proposed floating gas hub, you either haven’t heard about it, or you work for Viva.

This is an issue for all of Geelong, not just North Shore and Northern suburbs. If we all work together, we can stop it.

#GeelongRenewablesNotGas #LeaveItInTheGround #Geelong #GasFreeGeelong #GetOffGas #TurnOffGas
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Such a great atmosphere there today - everyone who hears about Viva’s proposed floating gas hub which if approved, will be be within 400 metres of houses is astounded that this is a possibility & are keen to get involved is stopping it from getting up. #NotAHardSell

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