Former environment minister says party needs to make commitment more explicit in order to win over progressive voters, who have drifted to the Greens

The former environment minister Peter Garrett has declared the Australian Labor party could arrest the decline in its primary vote by “unequivocally” putting the environment at the centre of its policy and political offering.

Garrett issued the challenge to his former parliamentary colleagues over the weekend during a lecture he delivered to the Ararat branch of the ALP.

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Source: Guardian Environment