Thousands in Melbourne to Rally for a Price on Pollution
from 01:00 AM to 04:00 AM
What: Family-friendly rally for climate action (with live music by Blue King Brown,face-painting and biodegradable balloons for kids)
Who: Thousands of members of GetUp, Greenpeace, the Australian Youth Climate Change Coalition, 350.org, the Australian Conservation Foundation, Environment Victoria and Oxfam Australia, the ACTU, WWF, the Climate Institute the Climate Action Network and local Climate Action Groups.
Simultaneous rallies will be held in Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart and Canberra. The rallies are run by the ʻSay Yesʼ campaign, initiated by groups – representing 3 million young people, workers, business and the environment – that all want Australia to price carbon pollution in 2011.