Strike for Climate Action in Newcastle: Students walk out of school to protest inaction over climate change

Updated September 20 2019 - 4:49pm, first published 4:00pm

An estimated 10,000 people attended the school climate strike event in Newcastle on Friday, calling for more immediate action from government leaders to meet Australia's Paris Agreement commitments. Organisers say they are ecstatic at the level of community support and confident their message is being heard.

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