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    1 Million Women Festival of Solutions

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    Come party at our FESTIVAL OF SOLUTIONS - Be inspired by slow fashion icons, women from the front line of climate change, world leaders, zero wasters, climate scientists, performances from SUPERSTAR MUSICIANS who have spent their careers fighting for our precious earth and DIY demos from the experts on how to live lightly on our planet. 

    Then after the Main Event, browse our Solutions Marketplace with over 40 stalls bursting full of climate solutions and all the ways that enable us to live a life that’s lighter on the planet. 

    Our festival is for everyone. BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS and let's fill our hearts with optimism and joy and climate action!  

    MAIN EVENT - 10am to 12.30pm  (Doors open at 9am for registration. Event will start 10am sharp)

    LINEUP Speakers, panel discussions, DIY demos and performances 

    Wendy Matthews
     - Aria award winning Singer-songwriter
    John Butler - Aria award winning Singer-songwriter, front man of John Butler Trio
    Jess Hitchcock - Indigenous singer-songwriter who has stirred the Australian music scene as a genre-defying force
    Gina Chick -  Inspirational speaker & writer sharing her barefoot wisdom
    Craig Reucassel - Writer, comedian, The chaser, War on Waste, ABC mornings presenter.
    Clare Press - Filmmaker, host of 'The Wardrobe Crisis' podcast, Author of 'Wear Next' 
    Maggie Zhou
     - Writer & slow fashion advocate 
    Nina Gbor
     - Circular economy & Slow fashion educator
    Simon Toohey -
    Zero waste chef, lover of plants, Masterchef Seasons11&12
    FixItChicks - Science/sustainability chicks, Lish&Jen, helping us fix, do, change, learn to be energy-smart & save 💰
    Yael Stone -
     Celebrated Actor & climate communicator
    Elana Stone 
    - Award winning singer-songwriter, All Our Exes Live in Texas 
    Tishiko King
    - Proud Torres Strait Island woman & climate campaigner
    Christiana Figueres
    (via video) - Led the landmark Paris agreement, co host of Outrage&Optimism podcast, co- author of 'The Future We Choose', former United Nations Climate Chief 
    Lesley Hughes -
     Our favorite Climate Scientist
    Laura Wells - Model & Ocean Conservationist
    Bernie Hobbs - Our favorite science presenter
    Rebecca Huntley - Author of 'How to talk about climate change in a way that makes a difference'
    Costa Georgiadis - Author, ABC's Gardening Australia host
    Natalie Isaacs - 1MW founder & Author 
    Aim Choir - Australian Institute of Music Choir

    + more exciting announcements to come!

    After our main event browse our festival stalls full of climate solutions from slow fashion to wastefree cooking experts to plastic free to household energy and electrification and much more, showing all the ways to live lightly on the planet and look after our cost of living while living climate action. 

    Doors open at 9am for registration.

    MAIN EVENT starts at 10am sharp until 12.30pm.
    This includes all the speakers, performances, DIY demos and panel discussions (Please don’t be late. Seating is first come first served. Doors will be closed during the event) Our Solutions Marketplace will be open before and after the event and run until 2.30pm

    Location - Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh, Sydney, 2015.

    Children Under 5 can come for free!


    🌱The Amazing Gina Chick will share her barefoot wisdom with us all.
    🌱Much loved ABC broadcaster Craig Reucassel will give us the 'War on Waste' lowdown. 
    🌱Clare Press 'WearNext' author & 'Wardrobe Crisis' podcaster together with fashion icons Laura Wells, Maggie Zhou & Nina Gbor share all things slow fashion with us.
    🌱Fixitchicks with energy hacks & ways to have comfortable homes that get us off fossil fuels 
    🌱Celebrity chef Simon Toohey will teach us waste-free cooking 
    🌱Tishiko King will share how every climate action we take protects her beloved Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait). 
    🌱Climate scientist Lesley Hughes & leading social researcher Rebecca Huntley will tell us where the science is at and how we cope with it.
    🌱Christiana Figueres, who led the 'Paris Agreement' will show us how to be stubborn optimists.
    🌱Celebrated actor Yael Stone, from Hollywood to community activist, will show us how we all can step into our climate agency.  
    🌱 And through it all our MC, the fabulous Bernie Hobbs science presenter will carry the day.  


    🌱Wendy Matthews - Award winning Singer-songwriter
    🌱John Butler - Aria award winning Singer-songwriter, John Butler Trio
    🌱Jess Hitchcock - Indigenous singer-songwriter who has stirred the Australian music scene as a genre-defying force
    🌱Elana Stone - Singer-songwriter, All our ex's live in Texas

    Join us! Let's celebrate 15 years of 1 Million Women, and 15 years of empowering millions of women to take action to fight the climate crisis through our daily lives!

    About 1 Million Women:
    We are a global movement of over 1 million women and girls fighting the climate crisis through the way we live.

    Everything we do at 1 Million women - our campaigns, our research into behaviour change, our content and events - is to empower women and girls around the world to act on climate change. 

    1 Million Women is a registered environmental charity. 

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