Students Protest In Gosford Over Climate Change

Call for governments to act now


15 March 2019

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Students from around the Central Coast came together to protest what organisers say is the Federal and State Governments' lack of action on climate change. 

There were over 350 people in attendance at Gosford Anglican Chruch, from babies through to grandparents. They called for 3 key things. 

  1.  Stop Adani
  2. No more new coal or gas
  3. 100% renewable energy by 2030

 Students came from the following places:

Avoca Beach Public School

Brooklyn Public School

Bluehaven Public School

Brisbane Water Secondary College

Central Coast Grammar School

Central Coast Steiner School

Copacabana Public School

Erina Heights Public School

ET Australia

Gosford Public School

Gosford High School

Henry Kendall High School

Holgate Public School

Kariong Mountains High School

Kincumber High School

Lakes Grammar School

Lorien Novalis Dural

Mackillop Catholic College

Northlakes High School

Pretty Beach Public School

St Edward's College

St Philip's Christian College

St Joseph's College

St John the Baptist Primary School

Terrigal High School

University of Newcastle

University of Sydney

Wamberal Public School

Woy Woy South Public School

Wyong Creek Public School

 

Below are some quotes from letters written by students, and delivered to Lucy Wicks'office this afternoon.

 

"This is the world our generation is growing up in and it's dying" (13 year old)

"There is no Planet B and I want to have a good future" (11 year old)

"Save the Earth - we notice" (6 year old)

"If we continue like this we will have no future" (10 year old)

"The Government doesn't listen" (13 year old)

"Important grown ups just don't care enough" (6 year old)

"I don't know if I'll be alive to see my grandchildren grow up" (13 year old

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