Canberra

Daniel Bleakley

Anne Kantor Fellow

Daniel Bleakley is a climate action and electric vehicle advocate.

Daniel grew up in Clermont, a coal mining community in Central Queensland, and the town closest to the Adani mine.

Daniel studied mechanical engineering at Queensland University of Technology, and over the past 3 years, he has been involved in several climate awareness campaigns. He is the creator and host of Coal Miners Driving Teslas, a popular YouTube series in which he takes politicians, celebrities and everyday Australians out for a spin in his Tesla Model 3 Performance, and encourages them to ‘just plant it’. The popular series has gained international media attention for its fun approach to engaging people on climate action and electric vehicles.

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