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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

peta 2021-04-12 14:37:22 +1000
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Sarah 2021-04-12 10:39:36 +1000
I almost always shop at Coles and Woolworth’s – and would happily pay a bit extra for food in exchange for the protection of our native wildlife!
Clancy 2021-04-12 10:31:59 +1000
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Miles 2021-04-12 07:27:16 +1000
We must take care of all our animals. We are blessed to have such lovely animals in this country! Our Government should do everything to help our wild animals to reproduce.
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Daimen 2021-04-11 15:10:35 +1000
I’m spending my own money as an insignificant, non-cashed up individual to protect and conserve fauna (including Malleefowl) and flora on 2 properties in Gondwanalink in WA. I would have thought wealthy individual and companies could at least do that much.
Dr Eddy 2021-04-11 14:37:59 +1000
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Janelle 2021-04-11 11:42:06 +1000
a Labor govt acting like a Liberal “don’t care” govt!! come on, you can do much better than this.
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