Back the Clean Jobs Plan QLD

Back the Clean Jobs Plan QLD

What is the Clean Jobs Plan?

The Climate Council has undertaken groundbreaking modelling work with independent economic modelling experts Alpha Beta, to identify the top climate solutions in every state and territory in Australia, that can get Australians back to work and slash our carbon pollution.

The Clean Jobs plan is focused on delivering jobs where they are needed, to people who need them most. 

Why do we need to create clean jobs now?

The pandemic has created an urgent need for State, Territory and Federal Governments to invest in job creation. But this is an opportunity to tackle the ...

What is the Clean Jobs Plan?

The Climate Council has undertaken groundbreaking modelling work with independent economic modelling experts Alpha Beta, to identify the top climate solutions in every state and territory in Australia, that can get Australians back to work and slash our carbon pollution.

The Clean Jobs plan is focused on delivering jobs where they are needed, to people who need them most. 

Why do we need to create clean jobs now?

The pandemic has created an urgent need for State, Territory and Federal Governments to invest in job creation. But this is an opportunity to tackle the climate and economic crises – together.

What are the Clean Job opportunities in Queensland? 

These projects, if adopted as part of our state’s COVID-19 recovery plans, would directly create up to 20,000 jobs in Queensland including: 

  • 5,000 – 5,500 jobs in ecosystem restoration and revegetation.
  • 1,800 – 2,200 jobs in installing utility-scale renewable energy.
  • 1,200 – 1,600 jobs in residential retro-fitting.

Queensland’s diverse ecosystems – from old-growth forests and grasslands, to complex marine ecosystems – all provide opportunities for significant restoration and revegetation projects. 

Further, declaring a renewable energy zone in the Darling Downs will accelerate investment, support local jobs and secure a steady pipeline of renewable energy projects in the Toowoomba area and broader region

Read the report in full here.

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Email your local state member and get them to back the Clean Jobs Plan

We’ve launched our independent economic modelling, and now we need to act fast and back it up with overwhelming community support. 

Check out the key policy solutions in Queensland and use our template now to send an email to your local state member, asking them to back the Clean Jobs Plan

 

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  • It’s better to add to and edit the email as much as possible and write your own subject line - to ensure it lands in your MP’s inbox and reflects what you want to say. Just remember, while it's important to be passionate, always be respectful and don't use inappropriate or threatening language.

  • Add a personal message to your email, to explain why this issue is important to you. You can do this by including a relevant personal anecdote or experience. For example, have you recently lost your job because of COVID-19? Would you be interested in a job in a clean energy industry if it was available to you? This will help make the issue real and tangible for your MP.

  • If your MP has made any positive steps on renewable energy and climate change, you can thank them for the action they have already taken. But make sure to make it clear what else you would like them to do.

Be sure to leave your name and contact details at the bottom, so your MP can get back to you with a response.