What goes up must come down! Let’s stop the release of helium balloons that are harming or killing marine animals and birds.
While a few states are taking some steps to act - we need the Australian continent and oceans to be fully protected.
The Boomerang Alliance has prepared an action plan* calling for:
- laws to prevent the release of helium balloons
- governments ensuring compliance with those laws
- restricting the sale of balloon helium at the retail level to registered balloon industry suppliers
- requiring professional event managers to educate attendees, stop any releases and ensure correct balloon disposal.
By signing onto the letter below to your Environment Minister – we can convince all state and territory governments to stop this pollution.
Please support our call for a nationwide ban on helium balloon releases.
SEND A MESSAGE TO THE ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS
You can edit the email subject and add/amend the message. You can choose for your message to be sent to all Environment Ministers or your state's Environment Minister only.
Balloon release law table prepared by K.Joynes, No Balloon Release Australia, 25 July 2021