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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

Henry Falloon
Paul Lush
Alex McPherson
David Millar
Sonya Thorpe
Alex Grace
Evan Allen
Michele Bishop
Sonia Plantey
Howard Spencer
Barry Tustin
Lawrence Ryder
Glenwyn Archer
Lee Curtis
David Dobbs
David Rothschild
Larry Grigg
Michael Difford
Murray Hollings
Justin Roche
Conrad Owens
Tracey Brown
Mark Stockdale
Siobhan Hickman
Chris Axbey
Anthea Keenan
Michael Peters
Allen Newby
Jonnene Russell
Jean Isabel Brown
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Henry Falloon
    signed 2024-02-01 16:04:50 +1300
  • Paul Lush
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  • Alex McPherson
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  • David Millar
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  • Sonya Thorpe
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  • Alex Grace
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  • Evan Allen
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  • Michele Bishop
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  • Sonia Plantey
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  • Howard Spencer
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  • Barry Tustin
    signed 2024-01-29 18:20:14 +1300
  • Lawrence Ryder
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  • Glenwyn Archer
    signed 2024-01-28 15:33:18 +1300
  • Lee Curtis
    signed 2024-01-28 15:01:40 +1300
  • David Dobbs
    signed 2024-01-28 10:37:08 +1300
  • David Rothschild
    signed 2024-01-28 10:27:30 +1300
  • Larry Grigg
    signed 2024-01-28 09:17:36 +1300
  • Michael Difford
    signed 2024-01-28 08:30:17 +1300
  • Murray Hollings
    signed 2024-01-28 08:13:32 +1300
  • Justin Roche
    signed 2024-01-28 06:03:51 +1300
  • Conrad Owens
    signed 2024-01-27 23:30:20 +1300
  • Tracey Brown
    signed 2024-01-27 22:55:12 +1300
  • Mark Stockdale
    signed 2024-01-27 22:46:56 +1300
  • Siobhan Hickman
    signed 2024-01-27 22:38:19 +1300
  • Chris Axbey
    signed 2024-01-27 21:43:54 +1300
  • Anthea Keenan
    signed 2024-01-27 21:40:46 +1300
  • Michael Peters
    signed 2024-01-27 20:07:47 +1300
  • Allen Newby
    signed 2024-01-27 18:49:25 +1300
  • Jonnene Russell
    signed 2024-01-27 18:34:45 +1300
  • Jean Isabel Brown
    signed 2024-01-27 18:28:37 +1300

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