Grandmother dumps burnt remains of home at Parliament House in climate change protest.
A woman has brought the charred remains of her bushfire-ravaged home to Parliament House in Canberra, accusing both major political parties of failing to act on climate change.
Key points: Melinda Plesman says there is a lack of leadership on climate change on both sides of Parliament.
Ms Plesman wants a bipartisan approach to addressing climate change.
The grandmother brought fire-blackened items salvaged from her burnt her home to Canberra to show Prime Minister Scott Morrison what she said was the direct result of climate change.
"We weren't allowed to mention climate change and then [Mr Morrison] said that he was praying for us.
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