to face off at public forum - 25th October 2007
St George & Sutherland Shire Leader)
VOTERS will have a chance to see candidates for
the seat of Cook in action at a public forum on
climate change next week.
candidate Scott Morrison will face Labor's Mark
Buttigieg and the Greens' Naomi Waizer at Hazelhurst
Regional Gallery on Tuesday at 7.30pm.
Buttigieg has been hailed by the Sutherland Climate
Action Network as being "well ahead of his
own party" on climate change.
organiser Jonathan Doig said Mr Buttigieg's responses
to the environment movement's survey at TheBigSwitch.org.au
had been impressive.
exciting to see a local politician openly support
what the scientists tell us is necessary, which
the vast majority of voters also want," he
look forward to a lively and informative debate
on Tuesday night."
Doig said Mr Morrison had not yet responded to
The Big Switch survey, but has agreed to attend
the forum. Candidates will present their climate
solutions and then face audience questions.
forum will be introduced by University of NSW
renewable energy expert and author Dr Mark Diesendorf.
7.30pm Tuesday, October 30, Hazelhurst Regional
Gallery, 782 Kingsway, Gymea. Entry by donation.
No bookings needed, 0409 049 185.