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Demand clean jobs in QLD!

With the Queensland election around the corner, there's never been a better time to get the attention of our politicians.

And the Climate Council have worked with experts to lay out a plan to create jobs fast and slash our emissions at the same time.

We need to make sure MPs across Queensland know just how much community support there is for the Clean Jobs Plan.

Will you email them today and ask them to support climate and jobs by backing in the Climate Council's Clean Jobs Plan?
76000 jobs!
The Climate Council has recruited independent economic modelling experts Alpha Beta to identify the top climate solutions in every state and territory in Australia.

Their Clean Jobs Plan focuses on delivering jobs where they're needed, to people who need them most. It's a logical set of policies that can get Australians back to work and slash our carbon pollution.

It identifies 12 major policy opportunities to immediately kick-start economic growth. Collectively, these opportunities represent 76,000 jobs. Job creation would start immediately and over a three-year period.

Crucially, these opportunities are shovel ready, deliberately targeted to regions and occupations hit hardest by job losses, and have the potential to grow the entire economy in the long term.

  • 70% of the jobs are in construction and administrative services, sectors that have seen 80,000 jobs lost already to COVID-19;
  • 40% of the jobs are in regional areas; and
  • A third of the jobs require minimal training
The analysis does not identify every job that can be created. Instead, it focuses on targeting regions and occupations hit hardest by job losses and on programs that can create jobs quickly.

You can read more about it on the Climate Council's website here.
In Queensland, this equates to 20,000 jobs:

  • 5,000 – 5,500 jobs in ecosystem restoration and revegetation.
  • 1,800 – 2,200 jobs in installing utility-scale renewable energy.
  • 2,000 – 3,000 jobs in organic waste collection.
  • 1,200 – 1,600 jobs in residential retro-fitting.
Climate Council have done the leg work — all we need now is for State MPs to put it into action. Will you contact your State MP today and ask them to support the Clean Jobs Plan?
If you don't live in Queensland, or you'd like to encourage other State MPs to support the Clean Jobs Plan as well, you can head to this page to contact New South Wales MPs!

Email your MP now!

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