GG speaks out on climate change
Recently appointed governor-general Quentin Bryce, who introduced Professor Garnaut at the launch, called on all Australians to get involved in the issue.
"I invite all Australians to be a part of the most important conversation we will ever have," the governor-general said.
We're always happy to have a conversation, it's the alarmists that say the debate is over.
"We have an obligation as a public officer to endeavour to understand the human face of hardship and suffering, the private dimension to widespread crisis."
"We have an obligation as a public officer" - is that the royal "we" in use there? I think she's getting a bit above herself... Read the rule book again, please Ms Bryce.
Read it here.