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The children are speaking truth to power

Climate damage is here, now. Queensland is suffering catastrophic heat, fires and dust. And floods cause chaos in Sydney.

And amongst all the turmoil is a game changer. The young people of Australia are striking from school to demand our politicians stop climate damage and stop Adani.

The children are speaking truth to power. And it’s time for power to listen. But PM Morrison and Bill Shorten are refusing to #MeetTheKids.

Kids have reported that Shorten’s office cut off their message about stopping climate damage and told them to go to school. The Prime Minister suggested the kids are out of their depth. But they beg to differ.

Will you sign the petition to demand Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten #MeetTheKids?

Ayo, 8, told the media, "I’m going on strike to make politicians think about the decisions they’re making and how they impact me. I can’t vote yet but I still have my right to a future and a world that is fit to live in."

Vivienne, 14, from Sydney, said “I'm really scared for me and for my generation and the generations that are going to come after me.”

This isn’t fair. Young people shouldn’t have to worry about climate change. But this is the reality of our era.

These kids are brave enough to look this problem in the eye and deal with it. So when will our political leaders do the same?

Prime Minister Morrison and Opposition leader Shorten meet coal lobbyists all the time.

We’re calling on them now to face up and #MeetTheKids. Add your name now.

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Bill 2018-12-10 12:30:10 +1100
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annabelle 2018-12-10 07:57:03 +1100
Stop Adani Mine!!
Scott 2018-12-10 07:51:47 +1100
Karla 2018-12-10 06:10:25 +1100
The youth of Australia know that urgent climate action is needed to nk minimise extreme weather.
Cath 2018-12-10 06:04:17 +1100
Please act responsibly, climate change is already affecting Australia and countries across the world. This is our children’s future
Nicola 2018-12-09 23:06:31 +1100
Olympia Henshaw
mookhi 2018-12-09 23:02:13 +1100
Mohamed 2018-12-09 21:55:40 +1100
Shannon 2018-12-09 20:49:35 +1100
Stop killing my home.
Alan 2018-12-09 19:29:37 +1100
Vanessa 2018-12-09 18:59:36 +1100
Attention Morrison & Shorten: STOP this madness! MeetTheKids!
Mark 2018-12-09 18:46:30 +1100
Karen 2018-12-09 18:36:46 +1100
Wake up and realize climate
change is real
Sue 2018-12-09 18:02:58 +1100
Jessica 2018-12-09 17:48:19 +1100
Rose 2018-12-09 17:42:03 +1100
Is Bill Shorten as short-sighted as Scott Morrison?
Clodagh 2018-12-09 17:40:04 +1100
Julie 2018-12-09 16:35:53 +1100
Nadia 2018-12-09 16:13:37 +1100
Sandra Russell
Sandra 2018-12-09 16:07:56 +1100
It is rare for teenagers to be so engaged with political issues and refusing to set up a meeting just discourages people from trying to participate. Politicians should be encouraging people to participate in the debate (as it so often claims to defend the right of people to debate) and demonstrate that it is worth while getting involved in the political process. In a few short years they will have votes, but they already have a voice and neither should be ignored.
Scott 2018-12-09 16:06:03 +1100
Heather 2018-12-09 14:22:46 +1100