Students once again took to the streets, going on a school strike to demand politicians take action on climate change.
The schools for climate change committee was joined by adult and underage supporters outside Sussan Ley's office yesterday.
Organiser Eli Davern said the students were marching in solidarity with those affected by the bushfires in NSW and QLD.
"Our country is being tarnished by bushfire conditions that are directly linked to climate change," he said.
"Here in NSW six people died and 600 homes were lost, I think it's important that we are here today to send a message to politicians."
Mr Davern said it was not good enough for politicians like NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to say that now was "not the time" to talk about climate change.
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"It's exactly what NRA gun lobbyists say about gun control after a mass shooting, it's not time to talk about it," he said.
"When is the time to talk about climate change? When there's floods it's not the time, when there's bushfire it's not the time, so when is the time? While they're stalling our future is at risk."
The teenage activists wanted to give Ms Ley an open letter they had written imploring her to act on climate change.
"We are a group of young people in your region working towards saving our future and protecting our planet, since you have failed to do so," the letter begun.
Ms Ley was in Narrandera and not present to receive the letter. A statement from her office praised the work of firefighters and said "the government and students are actually both agreed on the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and Australia is almost half way to meeting our 2030 Paris target, and set to beat the 2020 Kyoto goal by more than 360 million tonnes."
Mr Davern said it was easy for people to criticise the students and say should be in school, but those who said that were often misguided and had not spoken to individuals to see why they were moved to be there.
"When we go to school we're learning for the future, but unless we take action on climate change it's a future we won't have," he said.