By Stephen Johnson For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:38 BST, 19 September 2019 | Updated: 07:57 BST, 19 September 2019
Workers across Australia are being urged to leave work early to take part in a global climate change protest - as schoolkids skip class.
Australian software giant Atlassian and superannuation funds are allowing their staff time off to attend a day of demonstrations.
They are joining political forces with radical, socialist green group Extinction Rebellion, whose protesters last month glued themselves to the street in Brisbane and blocked traffic.
Primary and high school students are also skipping classes as part of the Global # Climate Strike, with co-ordinated protests planned in every