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#11 An Emergency, But First An Election
The show after Labour Day warrants a look at federal parties' commitments to workers and how they say they will grow our economy. And when it comes to climate change proposals, will voters respond to ambition or reality?

This week’s contributors: Caroline Elliott (Welcome!), Murad Hemmadi, and Jaskaran Sandhu

UPDATE: The Green Party released their platform after we recorded the episode, which includes a section on a just transition for workers via introducing a Just Transition Act before the end of 2021 that would take care of workers during the climate transition.

Links:

• To honour Murad’s point of order, here are parties’ platforms:

More on platforms’ “climate sincerity” this federal election

This episode is supported by The Peak, Aussie Hair and Dispatch Coffee.

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