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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

Michelle Stevenson
Laine Etwell
Marijke Etwell
Mitchell Newcombe
Monique Milne
Lesley Rainbow
Claire Boyce
Travers Gray
Valera Koltsov
Denis Baird
Bob Puru
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
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Michelle Stevenson
    signed 2024-07-02 11:04:38 +1200
  • Laine Etwell
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  • Marijke Etwell
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  • Mitchell Newcombe
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  • Monique Milne
    signed 2024-04-09 14:54:05 +1200
  • Lesley Rainbow
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  • Claire Boyce
    signed 2024-04-03 20:02:53 +1300
  • Travers Gray
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  • Valera Koltsov
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  • Denis Baird
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  • Bob Puru
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  • Carolyn Muir
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  • Greg Wright
    signed 2024-02-13 07:16:19 +1300
  • Chris Nel
    signed 2024-02-10 17:20:34 +1300
  • David Waring
    signed 2024-02-05 17:24:44 +1300
  • Trevor Prout
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  • Michael Paul
    signed 2024-02-05 08:38:05 +1300
  • Catelyn Johnston
    signed 2024-02-04 11:36:26 +1300
  • Andy Wilson
    signed 2024-02-03 22:31:07 +1300
  • Mike Frost
    signed 2024-02-03 17:23:45 +1300
  • Ainslie Rice
    signed 2024-02-03 11:59:43 +1300
  • Greg Crozier
    signed 2024-02-02 23:14:24 +1300
  • Sam Douglas
    signed 2024-02-02 20:30:12 +1300
  • Taylor Herrington
    signed 2024-02-02 09:32:37 +1300
  • Greg Hymers
    signed 2024-02-02 07:57:53 +1300
  • Berndt Olesen
    signed 2024-02-02 07:32:46 +1300
  • Marvin Froeder
    signed 2024-02-02 07:03:25 +1300
  • Shirley Hughes
    signed 2024-02-02 03:03:11 +1300
  • Ben Mulholland
    signed 2024-02-01 21:31:07 +1300
  • Martin Zonneveld
    signed 2024-02-01 17:42:59 +1300

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