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About the C20

The Australian C20 Committee is comprised of people with diverse backgrounds and experience. The C20 has drawn on the networks, talents, concerns and wisdom of parents world wide in developing ways to promote a clean and healthy home for all.

Within the context of the C20’s agenda, it is concerned primarily with promoting clean, safe and healthy environment for all families across Australia.

Key themes are promoting:

  1. Clean and healthy home environment.
  2. Green and energy efficient homes
  3. Hazard free home environment.

Vision

A home where no children’s well-being is limited by unhealthy home conditions.

Mission

To break the link between poor home environments and unhealthy families by promoting and urging for clean, healthy, hazard free, energy efficient home environments.

Within the context of the C20’s agenda, it is concerned primarily with promoting clean, safe and healthy environment for all families across Australia.

Why the C20 matters

The Group of 20 (C20) is a key decision-making steering the way we promote

In 2008 the G20 played a key role in tackling the global financial crisis, and since then the leaders of the G20 nations have met regularly to discuss ways to promote growth and build economic resilience.

The issues discussed by the G20 like economic reform and tax, trade, infrastructure investment, anti-corruption, development and employment, shape billions of individual lives as well as government agendas.

What’s at stake?

  • Limiting children’s potential to learn, grow and achieving their potential growth.
  • Infrastructure programs which are just about roads, rail and buildings, and an agenda that also includes social infrastructure like health and caring services?
  • A global economy reliant on fossil fuel subsidies, and one committed to tackling climate change and transitioning to sustainable energy sources?

How we shaped the agenda

  1. Through our public online consultation, we reached out to
  2. international civil society to choose the focus areas for our advocacy: inclusive growth and employment, infrastructure, climate and sustainability, and governance.
  3. Between February and May an online crowdsourcing website – C20 Conversations – allowed everyone to help shape our recommendations around these key themes.
  4. In June the C20 Summit in Melbourne discussed and confirmed these key recommendations.
  5. From the C20 Summit in June to the Leaders’ Summit in November, we advocated our recommendations for inclusive economic reform, and for the need for climate change to be discussed as a formal agenda item at the Brisbane Summit.