Australia’s current snow season got off to a bumpy start and Sam Quirke wants to make sure it doesn’t dry up any more.


It’s Episode 5 of Act Local and Cam’s been fanging the Explorer Bus through city streets and has pulled up on a Melbourne park bench to yarn with Sam Quirke.

Sam’s the Lead Advocate for Protect Our Winters (AKA POW) in Australia and along with his crew of absolute shredders, is on a mission to save Australia’s snowscapes from the hot hands of climate change. 

‘Our theory of change is pretty much, if we build cultural change, partnership with business, and political will, we can achieve our goals of protecting winter here in Australia and around the world,’ says Sam. 

Check it!



You don’t have to be based in a snow town to join in! POW is establishing grassroots community groups in cities too! 


Feature image thanks to @protectourwintersaus