The government must stop helping the fossil fuel industry today

Ebony Bennett
March 16 2024 - 5:30am

The Coalition's culture wars are now getting hazardous for your health. From her air-conditioned Sky News studio, this week Peta Credlin whinged about a "leftist" council in Melbourne cancelling the Moomba Parade due to extreme heat, accusing the council of "trying to reinforce notions of a climate catastrophe" - as though getting heatstroke is a failure of character, rather than a life-threatening medical emergency.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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