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MEDIA ALERT: Climate Council unveils Australia-first plan to electrify households and protect kids (Wednesday 27 March)

Climate Council 2 mins read

In an Australian-first, the Climate Council will unveil a plan at 11am today, Wednesday 27 March, at Yarralea Children’s Centre in Alphington for how two-in-three households can benefit as we electrify the country and end climate pollution for our kids. 


Hot on the heels of the hottest year on record, mothers, climate experts and young people will spell out how we put solar panels on 4 million more rooftops and create a safer future by building a clean economy that delivers better health outcomes and good long-term job opportunities for every Australian child alive today and all those to come.



  • What: Australian-first plan that details how Australia can cut climate pollution 75% by 2030 across our economy, with millions of households and businesses set to benefit. 
  • Who: Climate Council CEO Amanda McKenzie, School Strike 4 Climate’s Ella Simons, Parents for Climate’s Alinta McMurdo and pre-school children from Yarralea Childcare Centre. 
  • When: 11am (AEDT), today Wednesday 27 March, 2024
  • Where: Yarralea Children’s Centre, 54 Yarralea St, Alphington VIC 3078. Parking is available at the rear of the centre. All visitors will need to sign in at front reception.
  • Vision: Against the backdrop of Yarralea’s playground, where children will be playing. Vision ops will be available in various spots around the childcare centre, and select children will be able to be filmed. B roll of household solar, climate technology, and transport is available on request. 
  • Media contact: Lydia Hollister-Jones / / 0448 043 015

About us:

The Climate Council is Australia’s leading community-funded climate change communications organisation. We provide authoritative, expert and evidence-based advice on climate change to journalists, policymakers, and the wider Australian community. For further information, go to: Or follow us on social media: and

Contact details:

Please contact Lydia Hollister-Jones on 0448 043 015 /

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