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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

Paul Binnie
Glenn Ditchburn
Andrew Pickford
Sarah Spurway
Grace Menneer
John Dickason
Jules Van Mink
Brian Chalmers
Simon Davies
Alan Brown
Jenny Parr
Karen Bowman
Brenda Jackman
Jay McM
Susan Waddell
Marilyn Korte
Daphne Gilmour
Angela Janes
Lynnette Booker
Rex Brooke-Taylor
Helen Rock
David O'Brien
Phillip Hart
Brian george Bailey Bailey
Greg Rees
Monique Keenan
Monique Bond
Margot London
Marie Tingey
Paul Peychers
1,028 SIGNATURES
1,500 signatures

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  • Paul Binnie
    signed 2024-01-21 19:35:16 +1300
  • Glenn Ditchburn
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  • Andrew Pickford
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  • Sarah Spurway
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  • Grace Menneer
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  • John Dickason
    signed 2024-01-21 18:12:12 +1300
  • Jules Van Mink
    signed 2024-01-21 17:39:12 +1300
  • Brian Chalmers
    signed 2024-01-21 17:32:18 +1300
  • Simon Davies
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  • Alan Brown
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  • Jenny Parr
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  • Karen Bowman
    signed 2024-01-21 16:48:55 +1300
  • Brenda Jackman
    signed 2024-01-21 16:26:03 +1300
  • Jay McM
    signed 2024-01-21 16:06:18 +1300
  • Susan Waddell
    signed 2024-01-21 15:53:49 +1300
  • Marilyn Korte
    signed 2024-01-21 15:32:05 +1300
  • Daphne Gilmour
    signed 2024-01-21 15:29:03 +1300
  • Angela Janes
    signed 2024-01-21 14:52:08 +1300
  • Lynnette Booker
    signed 2024-01-21 14:31:32 +1300
  • Rex Brooke-Taylor
    signed 2024-01-21 14:31:02 +1300
  • Helen Rock
    signed 2024-01-21 14:21:46 +1300
  • David O'Brien
    signed 2024-01-21 14:20:22 +1300
  • Phillip Hart
    signed 2024-01-21 14:15:16 +1300
  • Brian george Bailey Bailey
    signed 2024-01-21 14:14:07 +1300
  • Greg Rees
    signed 2024-01-21 14:07:43 +1300
  • Monique Keenan
    signed 2024-01-21 14:06:22 +1300
  • Monique Bond
    signed 2024-01-21 14:06:19 +1300
  • Margot London
    signed 2024-01-21 13:46:54 +1300
  • Marie Tingey
    signed 2024-01-21 13:31:21 +1300
  • Paul Peychers
    signed 2024-01-21 13:25:43 +1300

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