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Petition: Nationwide rates freeze for pandemic response

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The Government is currently prioritising economic relief for businesses and households facing economic calamity. Most local councils, however, are planning significant rate hikes.

Rate hikes at this time of economic turmoil will increase financial stress for households and undermine the Government's relief strategy.

Households and businesses are cutting costs and it is only fair that councils do the same — we must all cut our cloth to fit the new economic reality.


"I call on my local council and all others to defer rate hikes for at least 12 months in order to aid economic relief in the face of COVID-19."

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Martin Frauenstein
Sam Mason
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Debbie Parker
Simon Chinyama
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Steve McCann
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Andrew Snowball
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Roger Tyres
Christopher Coulter
Brendon Austin
David Ireland
Steve Wrathall
Andy Payne
John Penman
John Murphy
Laraine Barker
Gerlinde Stradwick
Marjon Dufrenne
Willem Pitel
Ian Stollery
Adrian Coysh
Richard Treadgold
15,000 signatures

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