@bushfiresurvivors4climate is asking everyone to post an image about why they want the Federal Government to show leadership on climate action using the hashtag #isupportbushfiresurvivors.
Ursula Alquier, our newest team member at FCA, took these photos on her farm in West Gippsland in early January, and had this to say:
“Thankfully we were not directly impacted by fires, but we had several large bushfires in our region that impacted our air quality for weeks on end.
“We were baling hay at the time and kept working through the smoke, which really took a toll on our bodies.
“Looking back at these photos, they remind me that people in regional Australia are impacted by climate change in so many different ways, both directly and indirectly.
“Which is why I believe it’s so important that farmers and farming communities have a leading voice when it comes to acting on climate change” ...