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Climate & Environment

Protecting our way of life and environment in Mackellar.

Key priorities:

  • Setting a minimum 50% reduction in climate pollution by 2030 to ensure we have a bright future with healthy air, clean oceans and less extreme weather. 
  • Maintaining strong planning controls to prevent over-development from undermining our way of life on the Northern Beaches.
  • Driving Australia's transition to clean energy and storage by supporting R&D in clean technologies and delivering an interconnected grid. 
  • Getting immediate aid to communities suffering through extreme weather disasters by providing federal funding for increased capacity, personnel and readiness. 
  • Developing long-term adaptation strategies to minimise the impacts of climate change.

View my full Climate Change and Electric Vehicle Policy here.

Health 

Prioritising improved physical and mental health for all Australians.

View my full Health Policy here.  

Key priorities:

  • Improving mental health services so everyone, especially young people, can access the help they need when they need it. 
  • reducing health costs through greater federal investment in public outpatient specialist services, including for Northern Beaches Hospital. 
  • Supporting wage increased for nurses and midwives and nationwide nurse to patient ratios to prevent burnout and improve patient care. 
  • Restoring respect and a higher standard of care for our senior Australians by implementing the recommendations of the Aged Care Royal Commission. 
  • Protecting our communities from new COVID strains and health risks associated with climate change by prioritising long-term planning and training.