“Climate change has already been affecting the Torres Strait for some time, particularly Saibai Island and other low-lying islands. The water is rising as the global temperature increases.”
"Horrifically, our tax dollars actually subsidise the native forest logging industry."
Plenty of other countries have taken the step, but Australia is dragging its heels. It's time we made things equal.
“We used to be able to plant our crops by a certain date every year, but the unpredictability of the climate means we just can’t do that any more. ”
"I think that hospitals are important because they help people to be healthy, and you have to be healthy to live a happy and nice life!"
“Being a single mum of a child with a disability is a massive challenge, and running my own business as well as looking after my daughter can be more than a handful at times.”
“Politicians are using refugees as a political football rather than treating them as people and trying to figure out how we can help them.”
“What matters the most to me is knowing that we are going to do something about climate change because of my granddaughters.”
“The Greens recognised that the health of the environment is fundamental to our economic interests today and in the future.”
...there's more we can do to move towards a more sustainable future.
“Every day, I deal with the impacts of poor environmental decisions made decades ago. These problems are very difficult and expensive to fix, and take a long time to clean up.”
"It’s essential that we address structural inequalities so all people have access to healthcare and access to education."