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Brilliant photos and reports are still streaming in from the weekend's National Day of Climate Action. From Cape York to Tasmania and across to the WA Capes, we've heard about towns where big parts of the local population turned out for amazing rallies, in some cases events we didn't even know were being planned. Here's some of the coverage, photos and social media activity:

Check out the Storify of social media coverage here and many more photos at facebook.com/getupaustralia

Did you snap an amazing photo on the day? Seen some media articles that we missed? Send them to us at [email protected] including the location in the subject.

The media coverage has been breathtaking, from local newspapers to TV news bulletins across the country, here's what we've managed to find so far…






  • Climate change rallies held around Australia, with calls for Coalition to keep carbon tax (ABC Online)
  • Australia National Day of Climate Action: thousands take part in protests (EuroNews)
  • Crowd braves rain for climate change rally (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Climate action rally attracts crowd of 30,000 at Treasury Gardens (The Age)
  • While you were sleeping, 60,000 across Australia rallied for climate action (Junkee)
  • Thousands rally in Australia for climate action (Times Of India)
  • Thousands at rallies for climate action (The Australian)
  • Rallying for action on climate change (Blue Mountains Gazette)
  • GetUp climate day draws crowd (Narooma News)
  • Climate rally messages for Mr Abbott & Co… and the super funds (The Fifth Estate)
  • The Issue: Faith and Climate Change (ABC Local)
  • Bega Valley calls for action on climate (Bega District News)
  • National Day of Climate Action – Photos (The Canberra Times)
  • Locals rally on National Day of Climate Action (Braidwood Times)
  • Why climate activists are Abbott's worst enemy (New Matilda)
  • Climate action rally speech – Dan Spencer (Repower Port Augusta) (New Internationalist)
  • Rally demands action on climate change (Milton Ulladulla Times)
  • Climate action call (Gippsland Times & Maffra Spectator)
  • Regional climate rally organisers speak (2SER's The Wire)
  • National climate day for action hits Coast (The Advocate)
  • Gallery: thousands gather for climate change (Hills News)
  • Huge crowd attends city rally on climate change (Daily Life)
  • Gnarabup crowd: Margaret River wants climate action (Augusta-Margaret River Mail)
  • Climate: bicycles, umbrellas, stirring placards, fuzzy feeling (Alice Springs News)
  • lnterview with firefighter Jim Casey & GetUp's national director Sam Mclean (2SER's Breakfast with Tim Higgins)
  • Climate action gathering at Margaret River (ABC South West WA)
  • Thousands join Perth climate rally (Perth Now)
  • National Day For Climate Action, A Success (International Business Times)
  • Sydney braved the weather to call for action on climate (Megaphone Oz)
  • Climate action rally attracts huge crowd at Treasury Gardens (Casey Weekly)
  • GetUp's climate action day heats up at Merimbula's Ford Park (Merimbula News)
  • 160 champion climate (Manning River Times)
  • What did the climate rallies reveal? (Business Spectator)
  • Dubbo calls for climate action (Dubbo Liberal)
  • Climate change protest march (Warnambool Standard)
  • Hundreds gather for climate change (Macquarie Port News)
  • Thousands of Australians flock to rally for climate change action (Pedestrian)
  • Rallies put heat on Abbott (Hobart Mercury)
  • Climate rallies held across Australia (The Guardian)
  • Bandt raises bushfires climate link (Sky News)
  • Australians brave rain for climate change rally (Press TV)
  • Five warning signs Tony Abbott is turning Australia into a reckless charco-state (The Guardian)
  • Protesters brave rain for climate change (Yahoo 7)
  • More than 300 join National Day of Climate Action in Lismore (Northern Star Courier)
  • Environment officials in fear of Coalition (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Big turnout at Ballarat's National Day of Climate Action (The Courier)
  • I want Elizabeth to know the Great Barrier Reef, says mum (The Maitland Mercury)
  • Day of action takes in south east towns (ABC Radio)
  • Residents urged to unite for climate action (Western Advocate)
  • Moruya protesters demand action on climate change (Batemans Bay Post)
  • Hundreds rally across the coast for climate action (Sunshine Coast Daily)
  • Duo protest in mall: silent stand speaks volumes about climate action (Daily)
  • Rally for climate change action (Newcastle Herald)
  • Expert warns of link between warming climate and extreme weather (ABC News)
  • Climate change rally withstands rain (Newcastle Herald)
  • Thousands rally in Australia for climate action (The Economic Times - India)
  • Fraser Coast joins national protest for climate action (Gympie Times)
  • Thousands rally for climate action in Qld (Yahoo 7)
  • Big turnout for Illawarra climate rally (The Illawarra Mercury)
  • Climate change and firefighting: a voice from the frontline (Jim Casey opinion piece) (The Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Climate change protest march (The Warnambool Standard)
  • Protesters petition MP for action (The Daily Advertiser)
  • Climate change rally attracts huge crowd (Macedon Ranges Weekly)
  • Climate call in central Victoria (Bendigo Advertiser)
  • Launceston joins in national climate change rally (Launceston Examiner)
  • Thousands call for climate action (SBS)
  • Thousands join Perth climate rally (AAP)
  • Climate change rally brings more than 1000 people to Adelaide's Elder Park (The Adelaide Advertiser)
  • Protests Across Australia Against Government Climate Inaction (Clean Technica)
  • Mass rally staged in Australia for climate change action (RT)
  • Australians rally to decry new carbon schemes (Sun)
  • Australians rally for stronger action on climate change (Newstalk ZB - NZ)
  • Crowds attend city rally on climate change (Brisbane Times)
  • Rally urges action on climate change (The Examiner)
  • Thousands join climate rally in WA (news.com.au)
  • Australisk strutspolitik? (Folkbladet - Sweden)
  • Warga Australia Demo Desak Abbot Tangani Perubahan Iklim (TV News - Indonesia)
  • Gallery: Thousands gather for climate change (Macquarie Port News)
  • Sixty thousand people braved the rain to rally Australian Government to address climate change (1688.com.au)
  • Thousands rally across Australia for national day of climate action (ABC News)
  • Huge crowd attends city rally on climate change (Canberra Times)
  • Huge crowd attends city rally on climate change (The Courier)
  • Climate change rally withstands rain (7 News)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Caboolture News)
  • Good morning Bendigo (Bendigo Advertiser)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (The Logan Reporter)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (The Range News)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (The Satellite)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Sunshine Coast Daily)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Ipswich Advertiser)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Fraser Coast Chronicle)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Queensland Times)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Noosa News)
  • Canal estates may be at risk from storm surges (Gympie Times)
  • Feature article (Sky News)
  • Rallies to argue climate change case (Nine News)
  • National Day of Climate Action (Time Out Melbourne)
  • Rally organisers warned not to disrepsect the carillon (Bathurst Western Advocate)
  • Climate rally organisers hoping for big crowd (Wagga Daily Advertiser)
  • The Fitz Files (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Early fires fan climate debate (Newcastle Herald)
  • Rally by climate activists (Launceston Examiner)
  • Wollongong rally aims for action on climate (Illawarra Mercury)
  • Community to gather for climate action day (ABC Newcastle)
  • Castlemaine climate rally on Sunday (Bendigo Advertiser)
  • Climate instinct one wet finger held aloft (Newcastle Herald)
  • Gosford Anglican minister Rob Bower calls for cliamte change action (Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate)
  • Troops rally for climate action (Sunshine Coast Daily)
  • Troops rally for climate action (Coolum News)
  • Day of action over climate change woe (The Armidale Express)
  • United events for action on climate change (Port Douglas & Mossman Newsport)
  • Ocean acidification studied by former Narooma local (Narooma News Online)
  • Locals join national climate change campaign (Maitland Mercury)
  • Walk the talk on climate change (Bateman's Bay Post)
  • Energy Matters(Energy Matters)
  • Coffs Harbours climate action picnic (Coffs Coast Advocate)
  • Spin and propaganda on regional rail system (The Courier)
  • National day of climate action(RTR FM)
  • Front page of the mX Sydney (MX Sydney)
  • Global warming protest on Sunday (Bellingen Shire Courier Sun)
  • Climate activists turn up heat (Margaret River Mail)
  • Heatwave colours push climate change message (Central Telegraph)
  • Heatwave colours push climate change message (Rockhampton Morning Bulletin)
  • Launceston day of climate action (Tasmanian Times)
  • Climate change more than hot air (Echo Net Daily)
  • Heatwave colours push climate change message (Mackay Daily Mercury)
  • Heatwave colours push climate change message (Central Queensland News)
  • Heatwave colours push climate change message (Whitsunday Times)
  • Climate action day event planned for Dubbo (Dubbo Daily Liberal)
  • Coast be central national action day climate (Daily Examiner)
  • GetUp climate catch-up planned for Narooma (Narooma News)
  • National day of climate action (Green Left Weekly)
  • Action day on climate change (Northern Star)
  • Action day on climate change (Coffs Coast Advocate)
  • Action day on climate change (Ballina Shire Advocate)
  • Action day on climate change (Byron Shire News)
  • Action day on climate change (Northern Rivers Echo)
  • Action day on climate change (Daily Examiner)
  • Action day on climate change (My Daily News)
  • Kelsey Cook from GetUp (Perth Indymedia)
  • Warmy party people (Tim Blair)
  • Catching up on climate change (The Guardian)
  • Support fueling for climate day (Bendigo Advertiser)


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