Jackson Turner works with the Queensland Conservation Council as an organiser and campaigner on climate and biodiversity issues. His work involves working on campaign and organising strategy, supporting QCC’s member groups, managing online communication, writing submissions and liaising with government. He also works part-time at the Campaign for Australian Aid to have the cuts to Australian aid reversed.
Jackson was introduced to organising by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition when he attended PowerShift in 2013. For the next 18 months, he worked as Queensland Coordinator, running petitioning, outreach, phone banking, media events and trainings. In 2016, he coordinated the People’s Climate March in Brisbane.