Where the Bloody Hell are you Scott Morrison? 1000+ pack out PM's Residence
ASK: No New Coal & Gas, 100% renewables, $$ for a just transition
Increased support for firefighters & Indigenous land management
Thursday 18th December: As a dangerous heatwave sweeps Australia, bushfires continue to rage and towns run out of water, hundreds of Sydneysiders are converging on Scott Morrison’s Kirribilli residence today to demand immediate climate action to avert further damage: 1. no new coal and gas, 2. 100% renewables and 3. funding for fossil fuel workers and a just transition.
Parents, children, health professionals and bushfire survivors will stand outside Kirribilli house to speak about their experience of the fires, deliver messages and demand action. Press Conference speakers:
Ambrose Hayes, 14yo student and school climate strike organiser
Lisa Mumford, concerned Sydney parent with family connection to bushfire-affected community in NSW’s mid-north coast
Dr Kim Loo, doctor and parent.
Press Conference at 8:40am
Event from 9:00-10:00am, Thursday 19 December
WHERE: outside Kirribilli House, 109 Kirribilli House Kirribilli
WHAT: Hundreds of parents, children, bushfire survivors & health professionals gather with signs, pots and pans, and binoculars to search for Scott Morrison’s absent leadership on the bushfires and demand urgent climate action. Banner with climate message for Scott Morrison.
Background: Today's action comes after 20,000 Sydneysiders flooded Town Hall last Wednesday, hundreds of primary school students and childrens mobilised around dangerous air quality on Thursday and 15,000 people sat down in solidarity with the bushfires in 60+ locations across Australia on November 29. Scott Morrison admits climate change is playing a role in the bushfires yet continues to do nothing to tackle the climate crisis, telling people to stay calm and enjoy the cricket.
Sydney (on the ground): 0455 111 593
National (remote): 0427 485 233