David Pocock will dedicate himself to politics in Australia

The former third line of Australia, David Pocock, announced that he will dedicate himself to politics in the next federal elections and will will apply What Senator in the District of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) which includes the country’s capital, Canberra.

Pocock has been flirting with the political realm for several years in a passionate fight against climate change. In 2014, underlined his activist participation when he was arrested for chaining himself to a tractor to protest a new coal mine in New South Wales.

However, looking from the outside at the United Nations climate talks in Glasgow this yearHe understood the importance of being within the political sphere. “I always thought he could have more impact outside of the political system,” the former Wallabies captain said to the Sydney morning herald via an interview from Zimbabwe, where he was born and now spends time with his brother Steve in the community conservation project they both founded.

See how Australia was represented at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in 2021 (COP26) it was really frustrating And frankly, quite difficult to digest. That really reaffirmed and highlighted the need for better political leadership, “he added.

The former breakdown specialist, who played 83 tests for Australia and was captain of the team in 2012, retired from the game last year to dedicate his time to fighting climate change. Pocock believes that a Australians are “failing them on the weather” and sees independents as a possible solution.

“We have all the technology we need. We only need the political will “, he said and added that “we can change that and we can change it very quickly if we have more independents there who are really pushing for a better future.”

Finally, the former rugby player declared: “The reason why I am running as an independent is to be able to represent my community and not having to follow a party line that is not in tune with what they want ”.