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PETITION: STOP GOVERNMENT AGENCIES FROM MISLABELLING TAXPAYER-FUNDED SERVICES AS ‘FREE’


Too often Government agencies mislead the public and disrespect taxpayers by claiming that many public services are ‘free’, when they are in fact taxpayer-funded.

We say that the fib by officials is both misleading, and corrosive to public trust in our institutions.

Sign the petition calling on the Government to prohibit public servants from using the word ‘free’ or similar and instead require them to clarify that the service or benefit is funded by the taxpayer.

I call on the Government to ban public servants from using the word ‘free’ to describing public services when they are in fact ‘taxpayer-funded’

Who's signing

Bob Bull
Carolyn Muir
Greg Wright
Chris Nel
David Waring
Trevor Prout
Michael Paul
Catelyn Johnston
Andy Wilson
Mike Frost
Ainslie Rice
Greg Crozier
Sam Douglas
Taylor Herrington
Greg Hymers
Berndt Olesen
Marvin Froeder
Shirley Hughes
Ben Mulholland
Martin Zonneveld
Henry Falloon
Paul Lush
Alex McPherson
David Millar
Sonya Thorpe
Alex Grace
Evan Allen
Michele Bishop
Sonia Plantey
Howard Spencer
1,019 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Bob Bull
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  • David Waring
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  • Trevor Prout
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  • Michael Paul
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  • Catelyn Johnston
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  • Andy Wilson
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  • Mike Frost
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  • Ainslie Rice
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  • Greg Crozier
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  • Sam Douglas
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  • Taylor Herrington
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  • Greg Hymers
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  • Berndt Olesen
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  • Marvin Froeder
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  • Shirley Hughes
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  • Ben Mulholland
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  • Martin Zonneveld
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  • Henry Falloon
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  • Paul Lush
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  • Alex McPherson
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  • David Millar
    signed 2024-01-31 17:52:39 +1300
  • Sonya Thorpe
    signed 2024-01-31 16:56:16 +1300
  • Alex Grace
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  • Evan Allen
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  • Michele Bishop
    signed 2024-01-30 15:32:39 +1300
  • Sonia Plantey
    signed 2024-01-30 14:36:44 +1300
  • Howard Spencer
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