Moreland Council orders report to consider Fossil Fuel Ad Ban

July 15, 2022 at 5:49 pm Leave a comment

At Council meeting on 13 July Councillors voted in progressing a Fossil ad ban. Council called for a report on how Council can prohibit advertising on Council-owned property for companies involved in the production or supply of Fossil Fuels.

Yarra Council has also initiated a Fossil Ad Ban.

The Moreland Council motion: 8.1 Banning Fossil Fuel Advertising on Council-Owned Property

1. Calls for a report on how Council can prohibit advertising on Council-owned property for companies involved in the production or supply of fossil fuels, and the impacts and implications of this proposal; and

2. Receive the report at a future Council meeting.

The Motion was Carried

The campaign has been initiated by marketing people of Comms Declare.

Why ban fossil fuel ads and sponsorships? Visit the Fossil Ad Ban website

  • They increase demand for products that are harming our health and climate
  • They falsely portray coal, oil and gas as clean and green
  • They tarnish our treasured sports and cultural groups
  • They cover up the damage being done by polluting industries
  • They have helped delay climate action for too long

See News Report: Sydney Morning Herald, 24 July, 2022, ‘Worse than tobacco’: Climate activists push for ban on fossil fuel ads


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