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Regional Australians don't need to be 'lectured' on climate change, Nationals MP says

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
September 29 2021 - 7:30pm
Parkes MP Mark Coulton represents the largest seat in NSW. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Regional Australia is leading the charge in tackling climate change, according to a Nationals backbencher who says he's frustrated his party has been portrayed as a "bunch of rednecks" and "dinosaurs" amid the net-zero debate.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.