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MEDIA RELEASE - 7TH OCTOBER 2020
Opportunity missed for a Green Recovery
Australian parents asking for a safer future for their children have been ignored in this Federal Budget, saying a key opportunity has been badly missed for a green recovery from Covid-19 that also addresses the dire climate threat.
More than 10,000 parents sent a loud message to the Federal Government in the lead up to the Federal Budget that they want investment in renewable energy, in the form of an innovative initiative Solar Our Schools, which would see solar and batteries put on all schools and early childhood centres.
But the government has instead chosen to invest in a gas-led recovery, embedding its relationship with the fossil fuel industry.Read more