L-R: Nicolle Flint, Liberal Party; Nadia Clancy, Labor Party; Stef Rozitis, Greens; Peter Salerno, United Australia Party; Geoffrey Russell, Animal Justice Party; Trevor Jones, Independent
In the lead-up to the 2019 Federal Election, Conservation SA has polled candidates for the South Australian Electorate of Boothby on their climate change policy. The questions were emailed to the candidates on Friday 19 April, with submissions closing on Friday 10 May.
Did not respond*:
Nicolle Flint, Liberal Party
Peter Salerno, United Australia Party
1. Do you support oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight?
2. Do you accept that, regardless of the actions of the other nations, Australia should reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero as soon as possible, including those from fossil fuel exports?
3. Do you support a ban on all new fossil fuel exploration in South Australia?
4. If you are elected to be the next representative for the people of Boothby, what actions will you take to ensure the Australian Government and Parliament deliver real and meaningful action over the next 5-10 years to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions across the energy, agriculture and transport sectors?
5. What will you do to deliver a solar thermal with storage plant in Port Augusta?
*Respondees listed in alphabetical order