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Question Without Notice No. 812 asked in the Legislative Council on 13 August 2019 by Hon Tim Clifford

Parliament: 40 Session: 1

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EXTINCTION REBELLION RALLY — PARLIAMENT HOUSE

812. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the Leader of the House representing the Premier:

I refer to the upcoming Extinction Rebellion rally on the steps of Parliament House on Thursday.

(1) Did the Premier receive a letter from Extinction Rebellion outlining its demands for action on climate change to be taken by the WA government?

(2) Will the Premier and any member of the government ministry be attending the rally?

(3) Has the Premier or any member of the government ministry met with the organisers of Extinction Rebellion?

(4) If no to (3), does the Premier or any member of the government ministry intend to meet with Extinction Rebellion?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) Yes.

(2) The Premier will not be attending the rally.

(3) The Premier has not met with the organisers from Extinction Rebellion.

(4) The Premier does not intend to meet with Extinction Rebellion.