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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

Irene Ingham Ingham
Colin Oliver
Bernadette Judd
Nikita Holmes
Carl Bishop
Jackie Holmes
Dawn Norman
John Innes
Patricia Warren
Murray Horn
Jacquelyn Dagg
June Goddard
Hans van der Vlies
Jenny Gillespie
Robert Smith
Patricia Wilkinson
Joe Bagrie
Vincent Carmine
Joanne Hutchinson
Lorraine Bilby
Lindsey Davis
Jacinta Graves
Ken Magill
Perla Epifania Torreja
John Hickman
Peter Lyng
Richard Hurrell
Coral.baynes Baynes
Julian Tangaere
Bob Considine
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Irene Ingham Ingham
    signed 2024-01-24 07:32:22 +1300
  • Colin Oliver
    signed 2024-01-23 19:21:54 +1300
  • Bernadette Judd
    signed 2024-01-23 18:41:48 +1300
  • Nikita Holmes
    signed 2024-01-23 18:15:33 +1300
  • Carl Bishop
    signed 2024-01-23 17:10:36 +1300
  • Jackie Holmes
    signed 2024-01-23 16:57:47 +1300
  • Dawn Norman
    signed 2024-01-23 16:28:23 +1300
  • John Innes
    signed 2024-01-23 16:28:10 +1300
  • Patricia Warren
    signed 2024-01-23 16:26:10 +1300
  • Murray Horn
    signed 2024-01-23 15:51:53 +1300
  • Jacquelyn Dagg
    signed 2024-01-23 15:30:15 +1300
  • June Goddard
    signed 2024-01-23 14:46:26 +1300
  • Hans van der Vlies
    signed 2024-01-23 13:10:15 +1300
  • Jenny Gillespie
    signed 2024-01-23 13:00:15 +1300
  • Robert Smith
    signed 2024-01-23 12:11:01 +1300
  • Patricia Wilkinson
    signed 2024-01-23 11:15:48 +1300
  • Joe Bagrie
    signed 2024-01-23 11:15:20 +1300
  • Vincent Carmine
    signed 2024-01-23 10:47:30 +1300
  • Joanne Hutchinson
    signed 2024-01-23 10:15:28 +1300
  • Lorraine Bilby
    signed 2024-01-23 10:09:13 +1300
  • Lindsey Davis
    signed 2024-01-23 09:42:49 +1300
  • Jacinta Graves
    signed 2024-01-23 09:41:25 +1300
  • Ken Magill
    signed 2024-01-23 09:22:46 +1300
  • Perla Epifania Torreja
    signed 2024-01-23 08:41:50 +1300
  • John Hickman
    signed 2024-01-23 08:16:09 +1300
  • Peter Lyng
    signed 2024-01-23 06:43:21 +1300
  • Richard Hurrell
    signed 2024-01-23 03:02:38 +1300
  • Coral.baynes Baynes
    signed 2024-01-22 23:57:06 +1300
  • Julian Tangaere
    signed 2024-01-22 23:15:42 +1300
  • Bob Considine
    signed 2024-01-22 23:12:19 +1300

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