Thank you very much for the opportunity to speak today. I am very pleased to be addressing you as the first Greens MP elected to a lower house seat at a general election.
There is no greater leadership required at the moment than that necessary to meet the carbon challenge.
The challenge of how to shift to a zero-carbon economy in Australia contains many pitfalls and hurdles, but also enormous opportunities and possibilities.
But, given the perils we face, we have no choice but to pursue these opportunities.