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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.

Latest Supporters

Sue 2018-12-09 13:46:47 +1100
Lynne 2018-12-09 13:43:45 +1100
Nicola 2018-12-09 13:41:04 +1100
I am really proud of all the school kids for demanding action on climate change and fully support them. It’s woeful that our politicians don’t want to hear their voice🙁🙁🙁
Mark 2018-12-09 13:07:42 +1100
Marie-Anne Phillips
Marie-Anne 2018-12-09 13:00:34 +1100
the governments are useless – it is up to us to make the change for the future of this beautiful planet
vanessa 2018-12-09 12:40:43 +1100
Luke 2018-12-09 12:31:05 +1100
Paris 2018-12-09 12:15:01 +1100
i am 17 years old and I’m proud others my age are making a stand. Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten should not disrespect these kids by refusing to meet with them. this is our future and we want change, we’re the ones they try to protect, yet when we want to protect ourselves they won’t listen. What does that say about our Australia
lucinda 2018-12-09 11:48:40 +1100
Shahar 2018-12-09 11:31:24 +1100
Rachael 2018-12-09 11:28:03 +1100
Marina 2018-12-09 11:04:44 +1100
Sagar 2018-12-09 09:36:47 +1100
Candice 2018-12-09 09:33:19 +1100
Kally 2018-12-09 09:00:01 +1100
Alan 2018-12-09 08:03:49 +1100
Kirsty 2018-12-09 07:33:31 +1100
Tracy 2018-12-09 04:40:07 +1100
These children are your future voters. Should they learn now? Yes they need to understand why and how to make decisions.
Gayle 2018-12-08 23:50:05 +1100
Juri 2018-12-08 23:23:21 +1100
The Government need to stand up and stop this going ahead!
Natalie 2018-12-08 22:58:22 +1100
Verity 2018-12-08 21:50:00 +1100
Dear Leaders,
Stop acting like North Korea’s “Dear Leader”, and listen to your people – including the young people who are justifiably worried about the mess we are making of the planet we will leave to them.
Stop Adani!

Ken Smith
Ken 2018-12-08 21:43:05 +1100
For god sake meet the kids. What are you afraid of?
Lesley 2018-12-08 21:23:03 +1100
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Ken 2018-12-08 21:20:07 +1100
Shirley 2018-12-08 21:17:41 +1100
Renee 2018-12-08 20:27:45 +1100
Rachel 2018-12-08 19:41:47 +1100
Tegan 2018-12-08 19:34:54 +1100
Lee-anne 2018-12-08 19:08:52 +1100