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Protect the Greater Bilby – Add your voice

The elusive Greater Bilby is one of Australia’s most threatened animals. It’s also one of our most-loved, despite the fact many of us have never seen one.

But land clearing for profit threatens their survival. To survive, greater bilbies need safe habitat to call home.

By speaking up and signing the open letter to get big money out of politics, you will be sending a strong message to our elected representatives that it’s time we create a healthy, thriving democracy that’s good for people and planet.

Every signature gets us closer to a democracy that:

  • Caps political donations by corporations to curb unfair influence.
  • Reports donations as they happen so we are all informed.
  • Includes an independent body to investigate and stamp out corruption.

When big money and politics mix, nature loses out.

Sign the open letter: call on our elected representatives to get big money out of our political system, and put people and planet back in.

Find out more about the Greater bilby

A Bilby watches out next to a green bush at night
Find out more about the elusive Greater bilby. Image by: Jiri Lochman/Lochman LT

Open letter

To our elected representatives,

We call on you to work together to get big money out of our political system and put people back in.

This means:

  • Banning large donations to political parties and candidates.
  • Increasing the transparency of political donations, including real time reporting of donations. 
  • Limiting expenditure at election times so corporations can’t use their oversized  wallets to drown out our voices.
  • Creating an independent watchdog to investigate and stamp out corruption.
  • Stronger lobbying regulation and greater transparency so we know who’s meeting with our elected representatives and why.

Latest Supporters

Joy 2021-05-03 09:59:39 +1000
Kirra 2021-05-01 20:54:54 +1000
If we don’t consider our wildlife and stop stealing their habitat we will loose our unique australian identity. Consider the emotive issues but also the effect upon the tourism industry both national & international.
Norma 2021-05-01 17:46:36 +1000
Lisa 2021-05-01 17:36:08 +1000
When big money and politics mix, it is a disgrace to democracy. The majority of the community looses, our environment looses whilst greed and corruption prevails.
Beth 2021-04-30 02:15:57 +1000
Ban large donations to political parties and related people and related entities.
Nick 2021-04-29 13:33:58 +1000
Jumaima 2021-04-28 21:35:11 +1000
Halina 2021-04-28 20:25:37 +1000
James 2021-04-28 16:39:47 +1000
Emily 2021-04-28 15:25:06 +1000
Janice 2021-04-27 20:51:31 +1000
Gwenda 2021-04-27 18:14:40 +1000
Jill 2021-04-27 14:39:48 +1000
Please
Lodi 2021-04-26 23:59:30 +1000
Protecting our unique wildlife must be a priority.
Jackie 2021-04-26 19:02:19 +1000
Margie 2021-04-26 15:37:41 +1000
Margie 2021-04-26 15:37:41 +1000
There’s been far too much land clearing in WA already ie the loss of Glossy Black Cockatoo habitat.
We can’t afford to lose more endangered animal habitat.
David 2021-04-25 17:26:40 +1000
protect vulnerable animals
michelle 2021-04-25 10:44:38 +1000
Nicole 2021-04-25 10:19:22 +1000
Michelle 2021-04-25 10:09:59 +1000
Danny 2021-04-25 08:46:37 +1000
Save all wildlife, NOW!
Lucy 2021-04-25 05:05:22 +1000
Katy 2021-04-24 21:29:15 +1000
Diane 2021-04-24 17:47:36 +1000
Robert 2021-04-24 15:02:28 +1000
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cherie 2021-04-23 17:36:20 +1000
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Mary 2021-04-23 16:28:58 +1000