The Australian government also funds the climate crisis by subsidising coal and gas projects with public money.
Weak political donation laws make it all too easy for shady dealings between coal and gas companies and our elected officials to skew public policy in favour of these climate-wrecking industries – driven primarily by their own profits.
Currently, money talks in politics – way more than it should. But we can repair our democracy and put people and planet at the heart of politics. Learn more about securing a healthy and fair democracy that works for everyone, not just deep-pocketed big corporations.