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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

La Di 2021-04-09 16:12:40 +1000
Shane 2021-04-09 16:05:02 +1000
Henry 2021-04-09 15:54:25 +1000
Michelle 2021-04-09 15:50:00 +1000
Vanessa 2021-04-09 15:10:17 +1000
wendy 2021-04-09 14:56:48 +1000
Disgraceful. The Greater Bilby’s habitat has been fragmented enough. I note this is not too far from where big mining companies are destroying Indigenous heritage older than the pyramids. We cannot stand by and ignore this trajectory to extinction which occurred with the wonderful Lesser Bilby.
Susan 2021-04-09 14:42:23 +1000
Tess 2021-04-09 14:36:08 +1000
Catherine 2021-04-09 13:49:53 +1000
Despicable
Steve 2021-04-09 13:41:50 +1000
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Adrian 2021-04-09 13:17:48 +1000
Gina 2021-04-09 12:58:29 +1000
Patricia 2021-04-09 12:50:40 +1000
Amy 2021-04-09 12:41:08 +1000
Do you job- respect voter wishes and protect animals and environment.
Jude 2021-04-09 12:32:40 +1000
Shareholder of Woolworths… support bilby habitat over meat.
Katherine 2021-04-09 12:31:44 +1000
I’m motivated to spend money only with corporations that protect the environment.
Jeff 2021-04-09 11:57:48 +1000
Gayle 2021-04-09 11:44:08 +1000
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Marty 2021-04-09 10:55:02 +1000
Shelly 2021-04-09 10:44:57 +1000
Clare 2021-04-09 10:27:18 +1000
The last thing we need is our political system to become anything like that of the USA, paying off politicians to do the bidding of corporations or organisations.
Alan 2021-04-09 10:25:38 +1000
Belinda 2021-04-09 09:44:16 +1000
I am a Coles and Woolworths customer
Torie 2021-04-09 09:22:02 +1000