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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

Dianne McIntyre
Cheryl Brownie
Roger Larkins
Michael Webster
Mark Pearce
Neil Brooker
Richard Hurst
Pat Dantas
Michael Messenger
Doug Johnstone
Martin Garside
Ray Upton
Thomas Newman
Norman Matthews
Robin Tuckey
Michelle Magnus
Vivien Gallie
Glenn Stewart
Pat Hayes
John Haycock
Johannes Brits
Martin Stevenson
Jennifer Hutson
David Steward
Anna McIntyre
graham kearney
Richard Richard Smith
Ian Ellengold
John Cettina
Nicola Davis
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Dianne McIntyre
    signed 2024-01-27 18:05:30 +1300
  • Cheryl Brownie
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  • Roger Larkins
    signed 2024-01-27 17:47:10 +1300
  • Michael Webster
    signed 2024-01-27 17:07:36 +1300
  • Mark Pearce
    signed 2024-01-27 15:56:17 +1300
  • Neil Brooker
    signed 2024-01-27 15:45:59 +1300
  • Richard Hurst
    signed 2024-01-27 15:44:33 +1300
  • Pat Dantas
    signed 2024-01-27 15:30:58 +1300
  • Michael Messenger
    signed 2024-01-27 15:30:27 +1300
  • Doug Johnstone
    signed 2024-01-27 15:02:07 +1300
  • Martin Garside
    signed 2024-01-27 14:41:49 +1300
  • Ray Upton
    signed 2024-01-27 14:34:39 +1300
  • Thomas Newman
    signed 2024-01-27 14:22:10 +1300
  • Norman Matthews
    signed 2024-01-27 14:21:28 +1300
  • Robin Tuckey
    signed 2024-01-27 14:16:53 +1300
  • Michelle Magnus
    signed 2024-01-27 13:43:39 +1300
  • Vivien Gallie
    signed 2024-01-27 13:43:10 +1300
  • Glenn Stewart
    signed 2024-01-27 13:17:27 +1300
  • Pat Hayes
    signed 2024-01-27 13:07:26 +1300
  • John Haycock
    signed 2024-01-27 12:41:05 +1300
  • Johannes Brits
    signed 2024-01-27 12:35:44 +1300
  • Martin Stevenson
    signed 2024-01-27 12:15:49 +1300
  • Jennifer Hutson
    signed 2024-01-27 11:53:51 +1300
  • David Steward
    signed 2024-01-27 11:38:31 +1300
  • Anna McIntyre
    signed 2024-01-27 11:29:50 +1300
  • graham kearney
    signed 2024-01-27 11:28:31 +1300
  • Richard Richard Smith
    signed 2024-01-27 11:19:26 +1300
  • Ian Ellengold
    signed 2024-01-27 11:16:31 +1300
  • John Cettina
    signed 2024-01-27 11:15:08 +1300
  • Nicola Davis
    signed 2024-01-27 11:14:42 +1300

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