But the places we love are being put at risk by proposals to water down our environmental laws. Industrial dumping puts our Great Barrier Reef at risk and may lead to UNESCO listing it as ‘World Heritage in danger’. And scientists say runaway climate change could lead to the loss of up to 30% of our plants and animals.
The next Australian government has a chance to address these threats, and secure a healthy and safe environment for our kids.
Where do the main parties stand?
Based on information provided by the main parties, here is how their policies for the future currently rate in terms of WWF’s priorities to protect our climate and the places we love.
Read more on the WWF website