We’re Wadhuam Pabai and Wadhuam Paul, Guda Maluyligal men from the Torres Strait. We’re taking the Australian government to court to save our island homes.
Climate change isn’t just a problem for people in the Torres Strait – it affects all of us. If our case is successful, everyone in Australia will reap the benefits.
We’re sharing our climate story in court. Will you share your story and help us demand real climate action from the government?
Hundreds of people from across the country are sharing their stories to send a clear message to the Australian government - it's time for real action on climate change.
Every story appears as a point on this map. Click around to read how climate change is affecting our communities, and add your own story to the map.
The fires were absolutely terrifying and they raged around us for months. Everything was tinder dry from the drought, and when the fires came on a friday night the sky was so red and the wind was hot and wild. It really felt like the end of the world.Read my story
People all across Australia are being harmed by climate change. These are some of their stories.
We acknowledge the Guda Maluyligal people and pay our respect to the tens of thousands of years of stories and community life and to Elders past and present.
We acknowledge that the legal system has been and continues to be used to oppress First Nations communities, and we will continue to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and movements to challenge injustice. Blak lives matter.