• Ban the Bottle
    The UN announced we have a planetary crisis due to plastics. Single use plastics including bottles, are wasteful, polluting and lethal to marine life. Oil and energy are used in the manufacture of plastic drink bottles. Recycling them takes more energy. Now that China has stopped taking our waste in 2018, waste management contractors have reported that the bottles are piling up by the millions per day and are a fire hazard. There have already been serious fires in Victoria of large piles of plastic bottles and legal action by people in surrounding areas resulting in financial loss and health risks. Neither do we have the space in landfill to bury them and that's also not a sustainable solution. We MUST stop the problem at its source. People can bring reusable drink bottles to fill at refilling stations. To keep up to date with some in the world who are banning plastic bottled water see https://www.banthebottle.net/map-of-campaigns/
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  • Save The Basement - Iconic Sydney Music Venue
    The Basement is a historic and iconic Sydney Music Venue. Over its 42 years, thousands of local and international acts have performed at The Basement to generations of Australian Music Lovers. The Basement currently supports performances by many Sydney Musicians and touring international acts, it is an intimate inner city venue near Circular Quay, with fantastic sound and stage, great meals and wonderful staff. Many of Sydney's independent music venues are currently under pressure from, or have already been closed by, over zealous licensing police, council rangers and impossible fines. The once thriving Sydney live music scene has been crushed by lockout laws placing of residential developments too close to existing entertainment venues. Being one of the jewels in the crown of indie venues in Sydney, the Basement should remain open under fair terms. Please petition the AMP Chairman, Catherine Brenner to save the Basement rather than bringing on its closure. PLEASE SHARE THIS PETITION WITH AS MANY FRIENDS AS POSSIBLE !!!
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  • Minister Frydenberg, revoke Adani's environmental approvals #FrydoStopAdani
    This is critical to help save the Great Barrier Reef and reduce global warming from the burning of fossil fuels, in this case poor quality thermal coal from the massive planned Adani mine, which if in Melbourne would extend from Broadmeadows in the north to Carrum down the bayside . This cause is the environmental fight of our times for Australia. if Adani is blocked, the massive low-quality coal deposits in the Galilee basin may never be able to be mined. Mr Frydenberg is saying he is advised there is no new evidence on which to base a review. We think he refers to advice from his Department in 2016. There is substantial new evidence since then, as stated in legal advice to the Australian Conservation Foundation. We in the Kooyong Climate Change Alliance are his electors. We are doing this as both a street petition and this on-line version. In 2017 we delivered over 900 surveys to him with requests to stop the mine. He said he could do nothing. HE CAN! Please JOIN US in holding the Minister to account. PLEASE ADDRESS A STATEMENT TO THE MINISTER IN "YOUR REASONS" BOX BELOW.
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  • Make Triple J’s One Night Stand Come to Warwick
    This is important because I want the people of our community to experience awesome live music at a free and safe all ages gig. Young people in Warwick will now be able to say that there’s something to do rather than using the old excuse. This also opens the community’s eyes to other events that could happen in Warwick in the future. This concert not only gifts us awesome free music, but it also helps to further put Warwick on the map. Many people travel from far and wide to see One Night Stand, bringing with them money which in turn helps local businesses. Funds raised from donations at the concert also directly supports a local charity. So not only does this really help our community, but it also showcases the rest of the nation what makes our little town so unique and amazing.
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  • ban alcohol at stadiums!
    the only reason for fights at stadiums is alcoholic beverages. i know this because when ever i go to an eagles game the people behind me get wasted and try to fight my dad so we have to go home early. we also have to have the stadium security on speed dial. and its really scary for children who just want to enjoy the game. kids shoulden't fear for their own safety while at an event that is supposed to be family friendly but has been ruined by a bunch of guys who are off their faces with god knows what. like, really?
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  • HELP THE HASHBROWN
    You are so much more likely to have a dollar lying at the bottom of bag than a dollar twenty. come on, wth 1000 year 7s and 8s combined it will more profitable as we are more inclined to by them.
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  • NDIS: Stop underfunding children with disabilities!
    Our children are Australia's future. NDIS is causing heartbreak and pain to families with children who have disabilities and no treatment. Children living with autism are not being given a proper chance to receive adequate early intervention that can change their future. Children with terminal illness that require overnight or 24 hour support have been left without help. It is a sad indictment on a society if they cannot take care of their most vulnerable children. We choose to speak for these kids and demand the NDIS give them a fair go! We will NOT stand by while the Australian government steals our children's futures! We stand united with parents of children with any disabilities that the NDIA is neglecting.
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  • Save Our Botany Pool
    We want to keep our pool.
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  • Make homelessness and poverty our government's Number 1 priority!
    Homelessness and poverty are leading to a significant decline of quality of life, and over 4 MILLION people in Australia live BELOW the poverty line (according to 2014 statistics). http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/Lookup/by%20Subject/6523.0~2013-14~Feature%20Article~Wealth%20of%20Low%20Income%20Households%20(Feature%20Article)~30. Homelessness rates in 2016 were 1 in 200. That's 105,237 people - including nearly 18,000 children. https://www.homelessnessaustralia.org.au/fact-sheets We will not tolerate a government that tolerates homelessness and poverty.
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  • Retirement Village Reforms
    For decades legislators have attempted to find an appropriate balance between the cost retirees should pay for the provision of residential accommodation within a 'Retirement Village'. As the industry has moved away from the Not For Profit to the Private Enterprise sector the Deferred Management Fee model is now failing Australian retirees. The transfer of capital wealth/value from retirees to operators in these later times is now grossly excessive when compared to the cost of residential accommodation within the general community. It is time for an end to this practice and we call on all State Legislators to implement the changes as outlined above in the best interest of all current and future Australian retirees.
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  • Increase Newstart benefits for Chronic Illness
    It's a false economy to not decently support chronically ill people, since the sickness benefit is so low it actually perpetuates a cycle of poverty, stress and excessive loss of basic human needs, exacerbating a persons ability to heal and recover, which then compounds their illness and leads, to a permanent disability long term.
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  • Prevent sacking of Blue Mountains Council by NSW State Governmant
    If this can happen in our council area it can happen anywhere. The State Government has used a pretext to move into another tier of government and commandeer it. Our right to a voice has been taken away and we believe that this is politically motivated to push the State Government's development agenda.
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