Climate Summit for Local Government

Sept 6-8, 2023 | Melbourne


Member event

Afternoon Tea Q&A: ‘Community climate activation’ with Climate for Change & Mornington Peninsula Shire

2 Feb 2023
3:00pm - 3:30pm

Join us for afternoon tea at 3pm AEDT Thursday 2 February as we hear from Mike McEvoy from Climate for Change and Jacqueline Salter from Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, present a case study for community climate activation through the successful collaboration between NFP, Climate for Change and Councils.

Come along to learn about:

  • Benefits to working with Climate for Change to reach the Mornington community
  • Outline of the community activation method – Climate Conversations and Climate Action Sessions
  • What participants got out of it
  • What we got out of it
  • Key learnings


Our Afternoon Tea Q&As run for half an hour, every second Thursday at 3pm AEDT, where a speaker presents on a climate topic relevant to local government and then opens the floor for questions and discussion. Join us!


Jacqui Salter
Jacqui Salter

Jacqui Salter

Community Environmental Education Coordinator, Mornington Peninsula Shire

Jacqui has been the Community Environmental Education Coordinator at the Mornington Peninsula Shire for the past three years. Prior to that, she worked as Landcare Facilitator for the Mornington Peninsula for nearly 10 years as well as with not-for-profits and Chisholm Institute in environmental education. Jacqui is passionate about re-establishing connection to our environment and supporting young people and women in environmental leadership roles. Jacqui has a PhD from Monash University in Ecology and now resides in Bunurong country with her family and two dogs.

Mike McEvoy
Mike McEvoy

Mike McEvoy

National Program Manager, Climate for Change

Mike is the National Program Manager at Climate for Change, a NFP with the mission to create the social climate in Australia for effective climate action. Mike leads C4C's Climate Conversations Program, MP Engagement Group Program, Partnership Program and Climate Action For Everyone Program. He has led the design of culture change programs in both the corporate and disability sectors, and has over 15 years experience working as an actor, theatre-maker and facilitator on community-building and creative projects. He was elected as a Local Councillor in the City of Yarra in 2016 and advocated local climate action until his move to Climate for Change in 2019. Mike loves to work collaboratively and harness the creativity and energy of others to make magic happen.