Our laws are meant to protect our health and wellbeing. It's time fossil fuel advertising is banned - just like tobacco.
What’s wrong with fossil fuels?
Why a fossil ad ban?
Why councils should act
Who else is looking at this issue?
How can we implement the ban, what is affected?
Add ‘fossil fuels’ to the tobacco, gambling, and alcohol restrictions on your advertising, sponsorship and/or events policies. You simply need to add two words to the existing policies.
What if we don’t have advertising sites or sponsorships?
What matters is that council takes a stand on this issue – even if you don’t have ad sites or sponsorship deals that may be immediately affected.
What is banned?
The decision is yours but we recommend taking no advertising or sponsorships from:
What isn’t banned?
This ban does not stop any company from giving donations or grants to local groups – it only affects them using those funds for marketing purposes.
It would not affect council operations, such as using fossil fuels for vehicles. It also does not prevent fossil fuel companies using council facilities (such as sports venues) for reasons other than promotion.