Bairnsdale Climate Strike

Friday, 20 September 2019 - 11:00am
Rotunda, Main St, Bairnsdale

To everyone who cares about a safe climate future, this is your invitation to join the Global #ClimateStrike on September 20 - people around the world standing up to confront the climate crisis when our politicians won’t.

Australia is already on the front line of the climate crisis. Prolonged drought, flash flooding, catastrophic bushfires, severe cyclones and heatwaves. But just at the time when we need to ramp up climate solutions, we have elected a Government that wants to open the floodgates to new coal, oil and gas projects that put all of us at risk.

So, on September 20, three days before the UN Emergency Climate Summit, school students are inviting everyone to join us for our biggest ever global #ClimateStrike.

By taking time off school and work together around the world, we’ll show our politicians that people everywhere want climate justice and we’re not going away until we get it. We’ll strike in solidarity for everyone who’s already being hurt by the climate crisis and everyone who will be impacted if we don’t act now: workers, first nations people, young people, mining communities and more.

Everyone is invited, everyone is needed. On March 15, 1.6 million of us went on strike around the world. On September 20, we’re going to take our movement to the next level. If you’re an adult, please take the day off and invite your friends, workmates and families to join us.

See you on September 20 to strike for climate justice.

Details for Bairnsdale
Meet opposite Tim Bulls office at the rotunda on the nature strip in the middle of Main St, Bairnsdale at 12pm. From there speeches will be delivered and other formalities will take place. Stay tuned for more details closer to the event.

High school students read below
I am a Nagle student and will be starting the strike from there at 11am and walk to the town centre at 12pm. On our way past the secondary college we will aim to collect the students who wish to participate from there.

As we progress to the town centre we plan to meet with all the others involved (adults). At the town centre we plan to meet at the rotunda. From there we will deliver speeches and aim to raise awareness about the climate crisis and demand immediate action from our government bodies.

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