*What: People block the Western Distributor road near the Harbour Bridge, prepared to face the consequences.
Location: Western Distributor – Harbour Bridge
Time: Happening now – 7:30am – Peak Hour
Flood survivors cry for help: https://bit.ly/floodtestimony
Scott Morrison PM declared a ‘National Emergency’ yesterday in Lismore. ““We introduced the power to make a national emergency declaration after the Black Summer bushfires and it will ensure our Ministers and agencies don’t face any unnecessary bureaucracy as they roll out what communities need.”
This announcement comes as many Black Summer survivors remain homeless. There have been no guarantees of rehoming survivors of floods.
Ms Dee Mould, Lismore resident says:
“I’ve lost everything. Lismore looks like a war-zone. Over 1000 families are now climate refugees needing asylum. We need to be rehomed immediately. I feel betrayed that the government has failed us. We’re begging for your help.”
Fireproof Australia is a desperate response to the need of Aussies now made homeless, suffering from climate collapse. We have three no-brainer demands for our government:
1. Securing an Aussie-owned aerial tanker fleet to fight fires
2. Immediately re-homing flood and bush fire survivors and ensuring that no one is left behind – more than two years in tents and caravans is too long.
3. Installing effective air filters in schools, aged care and disability facilities
In 2022 Australians need deeds not words.
We have a set of demands the government must meet. Until they do we are committed to non-violent disruption proportionate to the suffering we’re facing from these unnatural disasters.
Two weeks ago we asked the people of Northern Sydney to help us secure the Aussie owned firefighting fleet as we sat in the road blocking Spit Bridge.
Last week we asked the people of the inner-west in Sydney to help us Floodproof Australia as we blocked the peak-hour traffic through King Street.
Fireproof Australia is going to block Sydney’s major roads consistently and non-violently, week after week until the government meets our reasonable demands. We call upon fellow concerned Aussies to join us.
~Together we win – for floods sake
#FloodproofAustralia #Lismore #FireFloodSmoke #FireproofAustralia
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