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Call for climate disaster levy to be funded by Australia's fossil fuel industry

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A fire going through a fence during a bushfire in Werombi, 50km south west of Sydney, on 6 December 2019.

A fire going through a fence during a bushfire in Werombi, 50km south west of Sydney, on 6 December 2019.


Published 18 December 2019 at 6:30pm
By Peggy Giakoumelos
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A new plan to make companies producing fossil fuels foot the bill for the escalating costs of natural disasters in Australia has been welcomed by some New South Wales mayors who say people in their communities are paying the price of devastating bushfires.

Published 18 December 2019 at 6:30pm
By Peggy Giakoumelos
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