Myall Lakes Electorate (NSW)

Posted by Vote Climate One Team on March 21, 2023 12:51 pm

Lower House: Myall Lakes

GREEN LIGHT CANDIDATES
MCDONALD-PRITCHARD, Maree
21-03-2023
Running
BENDALL, Jason
21-03-2023
Running
MANLEY, Keys
19-03-2023
Running
SPENCE, Eleanor
10-03-2023
Running
Green light candidates have been rigorously assessed as absolutely committed to real action on the climate emergency. Number these first when you vote.
ORANGE LIGHT CANDIDATE
VANSTONE, Mark
11-03-2023
Running
Orange light candidates are preferable to red but have some question marks over their climate policy or party voting record. When you vote, number them after the green light candidates.
RED LIGHT CANDIDATE
THOMPSON, Tanya
11-03-2023
Running
Red light candidates are a dangerous choice if Australians want real action on the climate emergency. Number these after the green and orange candidates.

Upper House: NSW Legislative Council

GREEN LIGHT OPTIONS
0 Sitting Members
17 Running
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18 Running
0 Sitting Members
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1 Sitting Member
17 Running
Green light parties have been rigorously assessed as absolutely committed to real action on the climate emergency. Number these first when you vote below the line.
ORANGE LIGHT OPTIONS
4 Sitting Members
17 Running
0 Sitting Members
17 Running
Orange light parties are preferable to red but have some question marks over their climate policy or party voting record. When you vote below the line number them after the green light candidates.
RED LIGHT OPTIONS
0 Sitting Members
18 Running
0 Sitting Members
17 Running
3 Sitting Members
2 Running
0 Sitting Members
16 Running
0 Sitting Members
18 Running
0 Sitting Members
2 Running
0 Sitting Members
1 Running
0 Sitting Members
9 Running
0 Sitting Members
2 Running
0 Sitting Members
3 Running
0 Sitting Members
15 Running
Red light parties are a dangerous choice if you want real action on the climate emergency. Number these after the green and orange parties. Alternatively you can choose to not number them at all.

Recommendations and news for Myall Lakes

Green light candidate Jason BENDALL (Running)

Jason answered our questions confidently in the affirmative. We have ranked him Green Light as someone you can expect to support action on climate.

Climate

Our environment sustains our region. It serves our tourism industry as well as our well-being, spreading from the forest to the coast. The Manning River literally gives life to our community and supports primary production as well as recreation. But despite this importance, we currently have no leadership protecting it. Our current representation did not even attend a debate on the opening of the Manning River, with even the opposition pleading for the Nationals to seek existing government funding to support it.

Floods and fires are putting our community at risk. Our environment is in critical danger and needs immediate action!

As our representative in the NSW Parliament I …

Green light candidate Eleanor Spence (Running)

All Greens candidates for the NSW state election have been assessed by Vote Climate One as Green Light Candidates because of their strong policy and action on climate.

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CLIMATE CHANGE

Principles

The Greens NSW believe that:

1.    Humans have radically altered Earth’s biophysical environment; this degradation poses the greatest threat to our planet’s climate system. A meaningful shift by communities, governments and corporations to a more harmonious and symbiotic relationship with Earth’s living systems is urgently required.

2.    Climate change threatens all aspects of life. It is already disrupting human societies through changing weather patterns, extreme weather events, desertification and sea level rise. It threatens food security, water, the economy, social cohesion and the well-being of humans and other living …

Green light candidate Maree McDONALD-PRITCHARD (Running)

Pictured: 2022 NSW Senate candidate Cr Georgia Lamb (right).

“The viability of our societies depends on leaders from government, business and civil society uniting behind policies, actions and investments that will limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.” Australian Broadcasting Corporation

“The world’s leading climate scientists have warned that the prospect of limiting global warming to 1.5C will be out of reach within 12 years at current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, in a report that finds it is now “unequivocal’’ that 

Green light candidate Keys MANLEY (Running)

Legalise Cannabis NSW Party answered all our foundational questions strongly in the affirmative. Despite the lack of climate emergency information on their website they are ranked as a GREEN light party. Their tag line for climate is “There is no life on a dead …

Upper House party recommendations

Vote Climate One has assessed these parties as the safest bet for action on climate change. The parties are listed in alphabetical order. List placement does not infer ranking.

Elizabeth Farrelly Independents

Climate Action From fires to floods, climate change is affecting us all, with the potential for extreme damage to our homes, our communities and our economy. We not only need to take urgent action to transition rapidly to efficient, zero emission, low cost energy but to enable communities dependent on fossil fuel industries to effectively …

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Socialist Alliance

Our rigorous assessment has scored green light parties above all others on ecological and climate policy. We advise you to preference members of parties like this first on your ballot paper.

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Sustainable Australia Party – Stop Overdevelopment / Corruption

Climate change Pictured: 2022 NSW Senate candidate Cr Georgia Lamb (right). “The viability of our societies depends on leaders from government, business and civil society uniting behind policies, actions and investments that will limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.” Australian Broadcasting Corporation “The world’s leading climate scientists have warned that the prospect of limiting global warming …

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The Greens NSW

The NSW Greens have an excellent climate policy. Their parliamentary performance supporting action on climate has been outstanding. The Greens are the only minor party which has been ranked with a Green Light. Their policies and voting record contrast starkly with the National Party who are unequivocally Red Light on climate.

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