Organisations taking action

Over 100 Australian organisations & grassroots groups are taking action on climate change.

We encourage you to support or get involved with an organisation that aligns with your interest and passions, whether it’s at a local, state or national level. Have a look below at some of the current climate initiatives.

If you know of any climate organisations that are missing from our list, please contact us and let us know.

Climate research & information

CSIRO Climate Science Centre

Brings together the core of CSIRO’s capability in climate modelling and observations of the atmosphere and ocean.

ANU Climate Change Institute

Events, research, news and courses on climate change from over 300 ANU researchers.

Bureau of Meteorology

Monitors, analyses and communicates observed changes in Australia’s climate. Contains lots of useful data.

The Climate Council

Provides independent, authoritative climate change information to the Australian public.

Project Drawdown

Reviews, analyses, and identifies the most viable global climate solutions, and shares these findings with the world.

Climate policy


Collective climate change program supporting individuals, government, business and other organisations to help Victoria achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

NSW Government, Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Useful information on how people in NSW can reduce household and business emissions.

Climate advocacy

Climate for Change

Seeks to create social change through facilitated dinner party conversations about climate change.

1 Million Women

Building a movement of women and girls acting on climate change through the way we live.

Market Forces

Exposes institutions financing environmentally or climate-destructive projects and works with the community to prevent investment in projects that would harm the environment and drive global warming.

Climate Reality Project

Increase public awareness of the climate crisis at a grassroots level.

Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC)

Building a generation-wide movement to solve the climate crisis before it’s too late.

Beyond Zero Emissions

NGO and climate solutions think-tank designing and implementing a zero-emissions economy for Australia.


Australia’s first Indigenous youth climate network.

Planet Ark logo


Helps people find simple ways to reduce their impact on the planet, most notably through national recycling and tree planting programs.

Check out more in this comprehensive list compiled by Climate For Change.

Climate in business

Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia

National peak body for forward-thinking companies and organisations working towards a sustainable transition. Help companies working on climate solutions to collaborate across sectors.

Australian Environment Business Network

Specialises in representing industry, business and councils across Australia, on environmental and carbon matters likely to impact operations.

Greening Australia

Working in partnership with leading groups in the farming, forestry and conservation sectors to improve Australia’s land-based carbon sequestration and emissions reduction.

Green impact

Change and engagement program for universities to undertake a diverse range of sustainability actions.

The Envirotech Alliance

Brings together hundreds of founders and professionals focused on creating scalable solutions to help protect the environment and tackle climate change challenges. 

Investor Group on Climate Change

Brings together hundreds of founders and professionals focused on creating scalable solutions to help protect the environment and tackle climate change challenges. 

Planet Ark logo


Works collaboratively with businesses and industry to reduce their environmental impacts by endorsing green products, business recycling and workplace engagement programs.