Living in a hot home: Melissa’s story
A few weeks ago we spoke to Melissa who was generous enough to share her story of living in a hot home. If you would like to support our campaign to make sure all Victorian rental homes are safe in the heat sign our petition. Melissa is a renter who lives in Gippsland. She and…
Vote for Sydney’s worst bus stop
Each summer on sweltering hot days across Sydney people can be found waiting for the bus in dangerously hot temperatures, with no shelter, no seat, and no shade. In Western Sydney, the hottest region in the city, only a fraction of stops have shelter. We think this needs to change! We have collected 9 of…
Recently our Western Sydney Community Campaigner Kim met up with Helen, a Minchinbury resident who has lived locally all her life, brought up her family here and also works in the area. We always appreciate it when our supporters take the time to meet and share their stories with us. Helen shared her perspectives on…
We’re hiring: Melbourne Community Campaigner
Sweltering Cities is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic community campaigner for a part time role based in Melbourne.
Sweltering Cities and Sydney Alliance working towards better bus stops!
On Wednesday 16th November, Sydney Alliance Community Organisers gathered to hear about the Sweltering Cities Busted Bus Stop Campaign and talk about how we can join together to win great public transport and less polluted suburbs. Our Western Sydney Community Campaigner Kim took the group through the campaign strategy, shared her own stories and introduced…
Western Sydney needs better bus stops
Each summer on sweltering hot days across Sydney people can be found waiting for the bus in baking temperatures, with no shelter, no seat, and no shade. The sustainable liveable cities of our future will need great public transport, but right now waiting for the bus on a hot day in Western Sydney can be…
Sweltering Cities joins 100 organisations calling for 7 Star homes
The way we build homes now will decide how safe people are in the extreme heat of our future. We need to increase minimum standards so that safe, sustainable housing isn’t only a luxury. We signed on with 100 organisations to a statement from sustainability organisation Renew to support higher building standards in the National…
Sweltering Cities is expanding our Board of Directors
Sweltering Cities is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) to join our Board of Directors and to support and guide the work of Sweltering Cities.
Send us your #BustedBusStop photos!
We’re collecting photos of bus stops so that we can tell a powerful story about how the inadequate transport infrastructure impacts people. Can you send us photos of your local stops?