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Where would you rather see our taxpayer money invested? 

The Government wants to frack, but what does Australia want? 

We’ve put together a letter you can sign below and add your ideas for the Federal Government on what they could do with our hard-earned tax dollars.

Please add your name and give us your ideas for where you’d rather see your tax dollars spent. 

To Federal Parliamentarians, Ministers, Departments, 

We are alarmed and disappointed to see the Federal Government now rolling out a suite of actions to prop up expensive and dangerous gas fracking across Australia without any proper public accountability.

As voters and concerned Australians, we ask that you hear our message - do not spend our money on gas fracking projects and big new gas pipelines.  

Farmlands, water resources and the climate can’t afford to keep propping up polluting gas. 

It’s time for Australia to grow stronger and tool up to embrace cleaner energy and storage. 

There are a multitude of ways the Government could take a smarter approach to the Covid recovery. The Australian community has many ideas on how we can boost agriculture, tourism, First Nations opportunities, community health and disaster relief. 

We know we can create jobs by genuinely supporting diverse Australian businesses, not throwing our money at the gas fracking industry. 

We see huge opportunities to help Australia to get off polluting and expensive gas into the future, to modernise our power and heating and to save on gas and energy bills. 

I ask that you oppose the measures being rolled out to fast-track gas fracking, including the ill-considered and secretive National Gas Infrastructure Plan, and take on board our ideas for how the money could be better spent. 

Yours sincerely,

Please add some comments.

What would you rather see money spent on?

Here are some ideas:

Helping Australian businesses get off gas
Funding community projects in your neighbourhood
Land stewardship programs
Supporting First Nations organisations and businesses working on country
Renewable energy projects and battery storage
Disaster relief

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Showing 30 reactions

  • Peter Alway
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:35 +1100
  • Colleen Finn
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:31 +1100
  • Glenn Bourne
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:29 +1100
    I think that the money would be better spent on disaster relief, especially with the recent fires and floods that are presently devastating the country.
  • Sharne Vogt
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:25 +1100
    Renewable energy is the future, gas and the fracking required is total destruction of the landscape, it is not needed to move Australia forward
  • Katrina Glasgow
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:24 +1100
    Renewable energy technology

    Protection and rehabilitation of lands for flora and fauna

    Increase in money directed to better care for the elderly and disabled including veterans and families
  • Doug Tweed
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:14 +1100
  • William Davis
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:12 +1100
    Renewable energy projects and battery storage

    Disaster relief
  • Ian Dunwoodie
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:09 +1100
    Get into solar and don’t frack the Pilliga wilderness or valuable farmland and water aquifers.
  • antje dun
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:06 +1100
  • terrie keogh
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:04 +1100
  • Claudette Wadsworth
    commented 2021-03-23 15:11:03 +1100
  • Michael Moller
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:54 +1100
  • Jack Arnold
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:52 +1100
  • John Kelly
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:52 +1100
  • Sally Disler
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:45 +1100
    Instead of wasting money on the dying fossil fuel industry, plant more forests and revegetate the country that has been wrecked by deforestation, and harness the abundant solar energy we have available to us.
  • Elspeth McLachlan
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:34 +1100
  • Gareth Williams
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:27 +1100
  • Catherine Grootenboer
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:18 +1100
  • Jane Tisch
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:15 +1100
  • Heather Nott
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:14 +1100
    Our land, air and water (including vital water tables) must be protected. Corporate greed should not be controlling government decision-making.
  • Paul Lloyd
    commented 2021-03-23 15:10:13 +1100
  • Aileen Crofts
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:44 +1100
    renewable energy such as solar and battery are so much mote sustainable for the health of our nation even wind turbine
  • Victoria Markos
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:41 +1100
  • Francesca Pandolfino
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:39 +1100
  • Annabella Kirby
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:38 +1100
    Please spend tax-payers money on projects that are good for the environment such as habitat renewal, renewable energy, battery storage and dealing with climate change.
  • Mary-Joy Payten
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:20 +1100
  • Katrina Hergstrom
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:07 +1100
  • Bob Crosbie
    commented 2021-03-23 15:09:05 +1100
  • H Williams
    commented 2021-03-23 15:08:43 +1100
    Helping the homeless, and elderly
  • Noela Kirkwood
    commented 2021-03-23 15:08:34 +1100
    Please spend money on the natural environment you’re destroying