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Olympian Zali Steggall’s main policy will be climate action, as contests Tony Abbott’s Warringah election seat

Climate key in Olympian’s bid for NSW seat, SBS News 28 Jan 19Climate change will be one of Olympian Zali Steggall’s main policies as she contests Tony Abbott’s Sydney seat of Warringah in the federal election.The barrister and former world champion skier on Sunday launched her campaign to run as an independent in the upcoming election in a seat she described as socially progressive and caring.

The 1998 Winter Olympics bronze medallist said Sydney’s northern beaches need a voice from “the sensible centre”……..Ms Steggall will make climate change policy a key issue, one which Mr Abbott dismissed saying locals cared about a northern beaches tunnel, lowered living costs, border security and power prices……

January 28, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming, politics

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