Independent MPs back David Pocock's climate duty of care bill for young people

Natalie Vikhrov
Updated July 31 2023 - 11:07pm, first published 1:30pm

The Prime Minister has defended his government's commitment to tackling climate change but insisted they "can't just flip the switch" amid calls for a more ambitious "wartime-like" response to the escalating crisis from the crossbench.

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Natalie Vikhrov

Natalie Vikhrov

Federal politics and public service reporter

Natalie Vikhrov reports on federal politics and public service for The Canberra Times. Prior to this, she spent several years covering human rights in Eastern Europe, including Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Get in touch via

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