To: The Prime Minister, the Federal Treasurer, Federal Parliament and the Foreign Investment Review Board

We Need One Million Signatures to STOP the SALE of OUR LAND & WATER ASSETS to Foreign Interests

We Need One Million Signatures to STOP the SALE of OUR LAND & WATER ASSETS to Foreign Interests

Start acting in the "Best Interest" of our nation by legislating that all foreign investment in or ownership of Australian Assets, whether it be from private individuals, corporations or governments should be assessed on the same basis and afforded the same rights that we as Australian private individuals, corporations or governments have if we wish to invest in their countries.

Why is this important?

There are hundreds of thousands of Australians supporting a plethora of causes including Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups who are very vigorously demanding that the "Sell-Out" of our country STOP. The continual selling of our land and water assets will only exacerbate the decline in the future food security of our nation. With the diminishing Australian ownership of our food producing supply chains we will see a decline in export income. Food production is a renewable resource whereas our nations mineral resources are non-renewable.


Reasons for signing

  • Australia needs to be looking after it's own future. So many countries are buying up agricultural land to shore up their future food supply. Shouldn't we at least be retaining the land we have for our future food needs?
  • Our land is a one of and there is no more being made so save it for our childrens' children!!!!
  • We need our farming land to feed Australians. We should look after our precious farmers so they can stay on the land. The foreign interests dont care about us Australians. They will grow the food on our farmland and send the food overseas for their people. No other country in the world sells their land or assets. Are we stupid or what?

Updates

2017-04-12 15:44:24 +1000

With over 2,500 signatures added in the last 3 days we are now well past 30,000 signatures. Please continue to “Like”, “Sign” and “Share” this petition and let’s see if we can double this number to more than 60,000 signatures in the next few weeks. Likes are great, and signatures on the petition are AMAZING, but "Shares" are just plain AWESOME.
With the next Federal Election just over two years from now we need to continue to put the heat on our politicians to start acting in the best interest of Australia and Australians.

2017-04-09 11:05:36 +1000

Almost 30,000 signatures. Please “Like”, “Sign” and “Share” this petition and let’s see if we can double this number to more than 60,000 signatures in the next few weeks. Likes are great, and signatures on the petition are AMAZING, but "Shares" are just plain AWESOME.
With the next Federal Election just over two years from now we need to continue to put the heat on our politicians to start acting in the best interest of Australia and Australians.

2016-07-23 15:42:33 +1000

A growing number of Australians are opposed to foreign ownership of Australian farmland, according to a poll by the Lowy Institute. Foreign farmland ownership poll finds almost nine out of 10 Australians opposed.
Key points:
• The Lowy Institute says foreign investment of agriculture "increasingly unpopular"
• The poll was taken after the initial Chinese bid on Kidman holding was rejected
• The Institute says the foreign ownership debate will remain politically fraught.
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2016-07-23 15:42:20 +1000

The poll showed that 87 per cent of respondents were against the Federal Government allowing foreign companies to buy Australian agricultural land — six percentage points higher than a similar survey four years ago.
The Lowy Institute also said the proportion of people in favour of overseas ownership has fallen from 18 per cent to 11 per cent.
"Our 2016 results show that foreign investment in agricultural land has become increasingly unpopular, suggesting it will remain a politically fraught issue," said Dr Michael Fullilove, executive director of the Lowy Institute.

2016-07-23 15:20:26 +1000

Almost 25,000 signatures. Please “Like”, “Sign” and “Share” this petition and let’s see if we can double this number to more than 50,000 signatures in the next three weeks. Likes are great, and signatures on the petition are AMAZING, but "Shares" are just plain AWESOME.
With the Federal Election out of the way (other than finalising the Senate) it is now time to turn up the heat on your politicians to start acting in the best interest of Australia and Australians.

2016-04-25 11:09:48 +1000

20,000 signatures reached

2016-04-21 00:02:43 +1000

Ten thousand: Yes ten thousand (10,000) signatures in just under four and a half days. Please “Like”, “Sign” and “Share” this petition and let’s see if we can double this number to more than 20,000 signatures in less than ten days. Likes are great, and signatures on the petition are AMAZING, but "Shares" are just plain AWESOME. Results so far are beyond all expectations. Thank you all.
The Federal Government is afraid; very afraid of this becoming an election issue. They think that deferring the S. Kidman & Co. sale decision until after the upcoming election, will somehow remove the topic of foreign ownership from the agenda. They are not listening. There are hundreds of thousands if not millions of Australians who are going to DEMAND that they LISTEN.

2016-04-20 23:59:42 +1000

10,000 signatures reached

2016-04-18 18:44:46 +1000

5,000 signatures reached

2016-04-18 12:15:00 +1000

4,227 have signed in the first 48 hours. Let's see if we can double that number in the next 24 hours. Likes are great, and signatures on the petition are AMAZING, but "Shares" are just AWESOME. Results so far are beyond all expectations. Thankyou all.

2016-04-17 02:40:43 +1000

1,000 signatures reached

2016-04-16 19:01:06 +1000

500 signatures reached

2016-04-16 15:19:34 +1000

100 signatures reached

2016-04-16 14:06:17 +1000

50 signatures reached

2016-04-16 13:37:42 +1000

25 signatures reached

2016-04-16 12:48:45 +1000

10 signatures reached