Happy Monday flag event

February 22, 2020

Flag making with the Vaughan Springs community to foster community resilience and climate action

Upcoming workshops

March 2, 2019

If you’d like to make some Climate Flags, or find out how to organise a flag-making session in your community, come along to one of our upcoming workshops. They’re free! Cohoots Coworking. Corner of Forest and Barker st, Castlemaine. Saturday March 2nd, 2-4pm. International Womens Day Open Mike at the Botanical Gardens tearooms, Castlemaine. Friday …read more

Flags Fly at Darebin Kite Festival

March 24, 2019

The Climate Flags stall at the Darebin Kite Festival was a big success. Around 90 flags were decorated by visitors to the festival last Sunday in Reservoir, Victoria. The decorating event gave many people from varied backgrounds the opportunity to engage with the issue of climate change, with Climate Flag organisers on-hand to support people …read more

Launched

March 24, 2019

The Castlemaine community turned out in force yesterday to launch the Climate Flags project. The event was everything we hoped for: vibrant, celebratory and a great community event, while allowing for sober reflection about climate change and our need to come out of paralysis and into action. Coming together en masse to sit and draw, …read more

Launch

January 24, 2019

We will be officially launching the Climate Flags project on Saturday 23rd February 2019 in the Castlemaine Library foyer. There will be music, finger food, brief speeches and flags for the making. Come along and add your voice to the chorus. 11am – 1pm Castlemaine Library – 212 Barker st, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia.

The first string

February 14, 2020

Textile artists, clothes designers, home sewers, wordsmiths and artists gathered at a Castlemaine home last weekend to nut-out the simplest way to produce strings of Climate Flags. Conversations drifted between the practicalities of making flags to expressing feelings about climate change. The strength of support for each other and the desire for community action was …read more

Raising climate flags

February 22, 2018

A long-brew idea became reality today. Climate flags were hoisted up from our minds and hearts and into the light and air. Each flag is an opportunity to express hope for the earth and an appeal for action to ensure a safe climate in the future. Their joyful appearance belies a profound awareness of an …read more