Canberra acts 'first' in the climate emergency

By Penny D Sackett
Updated September 21 2019 - 10:04pm, first published September 17 2019 - 3:00am

On Monday, the ACT government released its Climate Change Strategy 2019-2025, just a few months after declaring a climate emergency in May, the first Australian state or territory to do so. The document contains several more Australian "firsts," reflecting the government's desire to lead climate action. Is this new strategy needed, and what does it mean for Canberrans?

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