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Exposing the Covid-19 commission

Exposing the Covid-19 commission From the first days of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that the fossil fuel lobby was running a concerted campaign to exploit the global health crisis to further its agenda. In March 2020, the Government appointed a so-called ‘Covid Commission’ that was stacked with fossil fuel company executives and gas “kingmakers” whose vision for Australia was for more pipelines and fracking wells.

MEDIA BRIEF: Morrison’s oil & gas handouts total up to $900 million so far

May 7 2021: With the release of the interim National Gas Infrastructure Plan (NGIP) today, the Morrison government’s total gas spending – both direct and indirect – totals between $509,450,000 and $903,210,000.  In September 2020, after stacking the controversial National Covid-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) with gas executives, the Morrison government began announcing major public subsidies for the gas industry.

REPORT: Fund Our Future Not Gas

This report is the product of hundreds of conversations with people in communities across Australia, thousands of submissions to the government’s National Gas Infrastructure Plan (NGIP), and online surveys. It’s clear that Australians do not want their tax contributions handed to oil and gas companies. There are significant concerns that these companies intend to export the majority of gas extracted, pay little or no tax, and make it all but impossible to meet the global goal of keeping warming to well below 1.5

10 Actions in 10 Days to #FundOurFutureNotGas

From April 24 to May 2, take one action each day to stop Morrison’s dirty gas plans. Let us know how you go by joining our Facebook group and be part of a community taking action together.
  1. Call/Email/Tweet your MP  Find your Federal MP here, and find their email address, phone number or twitter handle to get in touch with them about the government’s disastrous plans for a “gas-fired recovery” – call on them to represent their constituents instead of the gas lobby and invest in the people, not the polluters.