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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

Dhermesh Patel
Phil Keven
Tania Young
Martin Thomas
Rosemary Rodgers
Paul Dooley
Faye Wainwright
Lone Sorensen
Daniel Poloha
Kim Mundell
Bruce McKenzie
David Heys
Joe Woollaston
Frank Foreman
Peter Jasper
Michael Raynes
Desiree De Leeuw
Viv Henderson
Mike Clark
nola floyd
Sonia Munro
Nick Hansen
Joe Clough
Dylan Rasburn
Laurie Healy
David Lenny
Kylie Foster
Norm Morgan
Serge Lallenec
Dayal Landy
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Dhermesh Patel
    signed 2024-01-22 22:40:17 +1300
  • Phil Keven
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  • Tania Young
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  • Martin Thomas
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  • Rosemary Rodgers
    signed 2024-01-22 21:07:02 +1300
  • Paul Dooley
    signed 2024-01-22 20:39:57 +1300
  • Faye Wainwright
    signed 2024-01-22 19:48:07 +1300
  • Lone Sorensen
    signed 2024-01-22 19:33:43 +1300
  • Daniel Poloha
    signed 2024-01-22 19:13:23 +1300
  • Kim Mundell
    signed 2024-01-22 18:52:56 +1300
  • Bruce McKenzie
    signed 2024-01-22 18:51:34 +1300
  • David Heys
    signed 2024-01-22 18:32:21 +1300
  • Joe Woollaston
    signed 2024-01-22 17:47:06 +1300
  • Frank Foreman
    signed 2024-01-22 17:38:18 +1300
  • Peter Jasper
    signed 2024-01-22 17:18:40 +1300
  • Michael Raynes
    signed 2024-01-22 17:11:29 +1300
  • Desiree De Leeuw
    signed 2024-01-22 17:02:15 +1300
  • Viv Henderson
    signed 2024-01-22 16:25:38 +1300
  • Mike Clark
    signed 2024-01-22 16:07:45 +1300
  • nola floyd
    signed 2024-01-22 15:44:21 +1300
  • Sonia Munro
    signed 2024-01-22 15:17:54 +1300
  • Nick Hansen
    signed 2024-01-22 15:15:48 +1300
  • Joe Clough
    signed 2024-01-22 15:15:17 +1300
  • Dylan Rasburn
    signed 2024-01-22 15:01:20 +1300
  • Laurie Healy
    signed 2024-01-22 13:57:52 +1300
  • David Lenny
    signed 2024-01-22 13:53:13 +1300
  • Kylie Foster
    signed 2024-01-22 13:53:03 +1300
  • Norm Morgan
    signed 2024-01-22 13:33:58 +1300
  • Serge Lallenec
    signed 2024-01-22 13:30:13 +1300
  • Dayal Landy
    signed 2024-01-22 12:55:57 +1300

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