Call Greg Hunt #supportCSIRO

The government has committed 15 new jobs and $37million to climate science over the next 3 years.

But it’s a drop in the ocean of what CSIRO needs to do the science necessary to protect us from global warming, and do important public good research. To compare, the Labor government committed $115 million and the Greens $306.5 million over 4 years to increase CSIRO’s important work protecting us from global warming.

This is a positive move from Greg Hunt in his first act as Minister for Science, but more is needed to immediately restore the important work of CSIRO into the future. 

Here are some talking points to guide you through the conversation. Remember to stay calm, polite and don't be afraid to ask questions: 

  • Hi my name is ____ from _____, I’m calling today to thank Greg Hunt for turning around the anti climate science agenda of the government and committing some funding back to CSIRO.
  • I have been part of the campaign to stand up for the climate scientists…. {explain what you have done, or your personal story about why this is important to you}
  • I am glad that you took a stand against Larry Marshall and Christopher Pyne’s vicious cuts to CSIRO, but I want to pass on a message to the Minister that I want his confirmation that the scientists who are currently hanging in the balance regarding their future at CSIRO will be reinstated.
  • There were 296 jobs cut in total, 61 in Oceans and Atmosphere alone, and 23 scientists are set to forcibly lose their jobs in days.
  • These scientists are our best and brightest, and we can’t afford to lose them.
  • I am calling on the Minister to continue standing up for science by reinstating all jobs and increasing funding to CSIRO imediately.
  • Australia relies on this climate science to safeguard us from a changing climate. To grow our food, to plan our cities and protect us from extreme weather events.
  • I won’t stop making noise about this until the vital work of CSIRO is boosted in line with our international commitments.
  • Are you able to pass this on to Minister Hunt?
  • Thank you for your time.

 

 

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The government has committed 15 new jobs and $37million to climate science over the next 3 years.

But it’s a drop in the ocean of what CSIRO needs to do the science necessary to protect us from global warming, and do important public good research. To compare, the Labor government committed $115 million and the Greens $306.5 million over 4 years to increase CSIRO’s important work protecting us from global warming.

This is a positive move from Greg Hunt in his first act as Minister for Science, but more is needed to immediately restore the important work of CSIRO into the future. 

Here are some talking points to guide you through the conversation. Remember to stay calm, polite and don't be afraid to ask questions: 

  • Hi my name is ____ from _____, I’m calling today to thank Greg Hunt for turning around the anti climate science agenda of the government and committing some funding back to CSIRO.
  • I have been part of the campaign to stand up for the climate scientists…. {explain what you have done, or your personal story about why this is important to you}
  • I am glad that you took a stand against Larry Marshall and Christopher Pyne’s vicious cuts to CSIRO, but I want to pass on a message to the Minister that I want his confirmation that the scientists who are currently hanging in the balance regarding their future at CSIRO will be reinstated.
  • There were 296 jobs cut in total, 61 in Oceans and Atmosphere alone, and 23 scientists are set to forcibly lose their jobs in days.
  • These scientists are our best and brightest, and we can’t afford to lose them.
  • I am calling on the Minister to continue standing up for science by reinstating all jobs and increasing funding to CSIRO imediately.
  • Australia relies on this climate science to safeguard us from a changing climate. To grow our food, to plan our cities and protect us from extreme weather events.
  • I won’t stop making noise about this until the vital work of CSIRO is boosted in line with our international commitments.
  • Are you able to pass this on to Minister Hunt?
  • Thank you for your time.