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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

Viv Smitheram
Brendan Hodson
Louis Mentillo
David Hall
Shama Lee
Rachelle Stevenson
Gerry Veugelaers
Doug Richmond
John Toole
Chris Lelievre
David Ewen
Richard Law
Michelle Parkin
Philip Straker
Judy North
Brian Kragner
Doug Donaldson
Doug Donaldson
Shawn Fisher
Wayne Furniss
Mat Webster
Gareth Dobson
Graeme Thorne
Michael McLean
Bernetta Grey
Zari Fazelnia
Teresa Nottingham
Matt Morton
Colin Chase
Denis West-Hill
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Viv Smitheram
    signed 2024-01-27 11:04:59 +1300
  • Brendan Hodson
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  • Louis Mentillo
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  • David Hall
    signed 2024-01-27 10:48:54 +1300
  • Shama Lee
    signed 2024-01-27 10:30:10 +1300
  • Rachelle Stevenson
    signed 2024-01-27 10:26:20 +1300
  • Gerry Veugelaers
    signed 2024-01-27 10:23:29 +1300
  • Doug Richmond
    signed 2024-01-27 10:23:12 +1300
  • John Toole
    signed 2024-01-27 08:00:08 +1300
  • Chris Lelievre
    signed 2024-01-26 23:26:48 +1300
  • David Ewen
    signed 2024-01-26 18:03:01 +1300
  • Richard Law
    signed 2024-01-26 11:12:06 +1300
  • Michelle Parkin
    signed 2024-01-26 08:46:42 +1300
  • Philip Straker
    signed 2024-01-26 07:35:09 +1300
  • Judy North
    signed 2024-01-25 18:08:50 +1300
  • Brian Kragner
    signed 2024-01-25 17:53:27 +1300
  • Doug Donaldson
    signed 2024-01-25 11:09:46 +1300
  • Doug Donaldson
    signed 2024-01-25 11:09:46 +1300
  • Shawn Fisher
    signed 2024-01-25 09:50:43 +1300
  • Wayne Furniss
    signed 2024-01-25 01:26:37 +1300
  • Mat Webster
    signed 2024-01-24 21:31:10 +1300
  • Gareth Dobson
    signed 2024-01-24 20:28:01 +1300
  • Graeme Thorne
    signed 2024-01-24 19:42:20 +1300
  • Michael McLean
    signed 2024-01-24 15:20:25 +1300
  • Bernetta Grey
    signed 2024-01-24 14:56:30 +1300
  • Zari Fazelnia
    signed 2024-01-24 14:55:11 +1300
  • Teresa Nottingham
    signed 2024-01-24 14:09:51 +1300
  • Matt Morton
    signed 2024-01-24 09:26:28 +1300
  • Colin Chase
    signed 2024-01-24 09:23:36 +1300
  • Denis West-Hill
    signed 2024-01-24 08:35:14 +1300

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