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Defence chiefs say Australia 'missing in action' on grave climate threat

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 23 2022 - 12:00am, first published March 22 2022 - 6:30pm
Former chief of the defence force Chris Barrie said Australia was "missing in action" when it comes to risk of climate change. Picture: Matt Loxton.

Former defence leaders have accused the federal government of failing to protect Australians from the threat of climate change, as they appeal to the major parties to commit to addressing the "clear and present danger" of a warming planet.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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