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Open letter to our elected representatives

'To all Members and Senators of the Australian Parliament,

The bushfire crisis continues to devastate communities and wildlife on an unprecedented and alarming scale. Intensifying drought and heat are making bushfires larger, more destructive and frequent. This is climate change and the root cause – burning polluting fuels like coal – is making it worse. We urge you to use this moment of crisis as a turning point. Let’s move forward together, as a nation, and not look backwards at a decade of division and missed opportunity. We call on you to stand with our communities, wildlife and places we love and:

  1. Rapidly replace coal with clean energy, stop any new coal mines and fund a transition plan for affected workers and communities.
  2. Massively increase funding for long-term wildlife and ecosystem recovery and create strong national environment laws to protect nature and end extinction.

This is too important for party politics. Please step up and act so our communities and wildlife have a thriving future.'

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Latest Supporters

Anne 2020-03-10 09:01:35 +1100
Carol 2020-03-09 10:58:45 +1100
Lorna 2020-03-05 20:23:43 +1100
keep looking support’s and do this with all group’s
do this safe every safe were you are if there is a township send members to let local state all government township action and in good things .
Gerard 2020-03-05 11:10:06 +1100
Carolyn 2020-03-04 07:46:59 +1100
Jean 2020-03-02 19:47:25 +1100
Climate scientists’ opinion is unanimous. Governments around the world must do more if we are to avoid catastrophic climate change, and they must act NOW. Australia is wealthy and has a very high carbon footprint/head of population. It is imperative that our nation shows the rest of the world what meaningful action looks like. We must end the prevaricating, and get on with it NOW.
Joan 2020-03-02 16:27:16 +1100
Even if it may be difficult to accept that the continuing use of burning fossil fuel for energy/power has its affect on our climate, I would be more supportive of your decisions if you were planning to improve how our water resources are used and how our soil for agriculture is maintained. The health of these 2 substances is vital to being able to feed our people and stock as well support our unique Australian environment.
Margaret 2020-03-02 16:01:34 +1100
Let’s establish the climate action reforms now during this decade, and so help achieve a far safer, healthier, peaceful future for all lives on our Earth!
Barbara J 2020-03-02 15:30:27 +1100
Please, before it’s too late.
Hugo 2020-03-01 15:42:53 +1100
Heidi 2020-02-28 14:41:36 +1100
Fraser 2020-02-28 10:07:53 +1100
Please listen to professional scientific organisations and implement sound, meaningful policy to greatly reduce emissions.
Michelle 2020-02-24 15:39:33 +1100
Nick 2020-02-23 10:35:36 +1100
Our future depends on your decision to ACT on “rapidly replacing coal with clean energy, STOP coal mines FUND transition for affected workers and communities”. Time is running out!
Janet 2020-02-23 10:34:58 +1100
#AusPol is broken and the breakers are in charge. It is past time to clean up politics and restore our democracy.
Steve 2020-02-23 10:11:33 +1100
We face a Climate Emergency. Urgent action to reduce emissions is essential before 2030.
Liz 2020-02-19 17:14:44 +1100
Janet 2020-02-19 12:46:46 +1100
Long term emission targets aren’t enough. We need to ameliorate impact and build future resilience NOW.
Marg 2020-02-16 16:59:34 +1100
Michael 2020-02-14 22:09:48 +1100
Our Government needs to wake up, our country is facing more and more disasters every year and soon we will lose any hope of slowing it let alone fixing the issues
Patrick 2020-02-13 21:44:48 +1100
I am so disillusioned by politics and our leaders at present.
Obvious changes must be put in place.
For Example:
Banning large donations to political parties and candidates.
Increasing the transparency of political donations, including real time reporting of donations.
Limiting expenditure at election times so corporations can’t use their oversized wallets to drown out our voices.
Creating an independent watchdog to investigate and stamp out corruption.
Stronger lobbying regulation and greater transparency so we know who’s meeting with our elected representatives and why.
Unless changes are implemented our Country is not really a democracy, is it?
What has happened?

Nicole can you explain why these examples are allowed in politics because for me it makes absolutely no sense apart from the corruption that is.
I would be very interested to read your answer, because for now, I see no justification.

Yours sincerely,
Jo Mckay
Brighton, South Australia, 5048, Australia
Jo 2020-02-13 13:08:05 +1100
Take action now – if not for yourself, for our children who can’t breath.
Fleur 2020-02-12 18:25:33 +1100
Edward OLoughlin
Michael 2020-02-11 18:13:32 +1100