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Monday, 23 November 2015
Page: 8635


Senator McALLISTER (New South Wales) (15:55): I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that;

(i) in December 2015, leaders from across the globe will meet in Paris to determine the way forward to address climate change, and

(ii) People's Climate Marches are:

   (A) being organised in hundreds of cities around the world on the last weekend of November 2015 to send a message to world leaders that strong action on climate change is necessary and possible, and

   (B) scheduled to take place that weekend in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Hobart and Cairns;

(b) applauds the organisers and participants of the marches both overseas and in Australia for their commitment and efforts; and

(c) endorses the message that Australia can, and should, do more to address climate change.