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GetUp is working towards a thriving democracy in Australia led by the values and hopes of everyday people. GetUp members set our movement’s agenda on issues they care about. GetUp is working towards a thriving democracy in Australia led by the values and hopes of everyday people.

Federal Election

GetUp launch federal election campaign!

GetUp members from across Australia joined the virtual launch of the GetUp 2022 election campaign, where we found out how everyone can get involved in helping create a fairer and safer future this federal election. Watch the launch video.

Media and Democracy

Our voting rights are under attack

Join us in opposing any changes to our electoral system that would undermine voter rights and democratic participation.

All campaigns

GetUp launch target climate seat campaign in Goldstein

GetUp members came together to launch our Goldstein climate justice campaign in bayside Melbourne. GetUp members who live in and around Goldstein will be out over the next few weeks to hold him accountable - calling voters on the phones, talking to neighbours, distributing flyers, and putting up yard signs.

Economic Fairness

Fund social services — not weapons

In the midst of a devastating economic crisis, the Morrison Government wants to spend billions on long-range missiles and new weapons systems. Call on the Government to get their priorities straight now.

Media and Democracy

Press Freedom is Under Attack

A Media Freedom Act is one of the best ways to protect legitimate public interest journalism from government prosecution and malicious investigations. We need one now.

Media and Democracy

Save our ABC!

Call on the Government to restore and increase essential operational funding to the ABC so it can meet the needs of our communities with confidence, independence, and integrity.

Human Rights

Offshore detention

It's unconscionable that people have been detained offshore for 7 years. Sign the petition and call on the government to bring people to safety now ✍️

First Nations Justice

Stand with Traditional Owners to Protect Country

Call on Origin Energy to listen to First Nations communities and dump their dirty and dangerous fracking plans.

Economic Fairness

Free childcare, better than before

With the Government set to announce new measures to support Victoria’s childcare sector, let’s ensure they get it right. Join our campaign for an effective, free childcare scheme now!

Federal Election

GetUp launches campaign in the seat of Leichhardt

GetUp members from Cairns joined the live launch of the 2022 election campaign in the seat of Leichhardt. We held real conversations with the community on Yirrganydji land about how together we're going to shift power, engage voters and put people back into politics by platforming local voices and centring First Nations justice, inequality and climate action.

Economic Fairness

A People’s Recovery plan

To bounce back from the coronavirus crisis, we’ll need resilient jobs, investment in clean energy solutions, and an economy that puts people first. Read our bold vision for a fairer economy and get involved now.

Economic Fairness

Federal funding for local jobs

Last month, more than a million people lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis. Urge the Federal Government to provide funding for local jobs now.

First Nations Justice

Fracking companies can’t ignore Aboriginal voices

Fracking companies are pushing forward with their plans to open Australia’s first industrial shale gas field — and the consequences will devastate First Nations people and our climate.

First Nations Justice

Help create a new Federal Aboriginal Heritage Act

Help create strong new legal standards for protecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage by funding a team of lawyers that includes Eddie Mabo’s lawyer, Greg McIntyre SC.

Media and Democracy

Restore trust in politics

Support a genuine corruption watchdog that can hold public hearings, make public findings, and is properly funded to clean up Parliament.

Climate Justice

GetUp Submission on the Climate Change Bills 2022

The Senate committee published their report on the climate bill inquiry — and GetUp members' demands for climate justice ring throughout the lengthy document. Read our full submission on the climate target legislation.

Human Rights

Support all during COVID-19 crisis

Over a million people on temporary visas – living and working in Australia – can't access support through this crisis. Call on Morrison to extend help NOW

All campaigns

GetUp launches campaign in the seat of Leichhardt

GetUp members from Cairns joined the live launch of the 2022 election campaign in the seat of Leichhardt. We held real conversations with the community on Yirrganydji land about how together we're going to shift power, engage voters and put people back into politics by platforming local voices and centring First Nations justice, inequality and climate action.

Federal Election

#CoalMo statue finally reveals the real Scott Morrison

As the Morrison Government doubles down on subsidising coal, oil and gas giants and blocking any meaningful action to combat the climate crisis, Morrison's coal-based doppelganger will be touring seats in Melbourne where his atrocious record on climate change is on the nose with voters.

Federal Election

Beyond the floods: Winning climate justice this election

The recent floods in NSW and Queensland have demonstrated once again that we are at a tipping point for our climate. In the same week as the massive climate disaster, the Morrison Government decided to hand millions more in public funds to gas corporations that profit from causing climate damage.

First Nations Justice

Stop First Nations Deaths in Custody

Call on the National Cabinet to make First Nations deaths in custody a key issue at their next meeting.

Economic Fairness

Increase the Age Pension

It’s the Government’s responsibility to guarantee livable income support for everyone — including retirees on an Age Pension. Sign the petition and join the call to increase the Age Pension now.

Federal Election

GetUp closing the gap on First Nations voting enrolment in NT

For years, our First Nations Justice team has worked with communities to fight the deliberate barriers that prevent First Nations people from casting their vote – we have the relationships and understand the solutions and now we have national coverage on this story.

Human Rights

Morrison: Listen to the experts

SIGN ✍️ Call on the Government to follow the advice of medical experts in this pandemic and move people from immigration detention into the community NOW

First Nations Justice

Stop the Destruction of Aboriginal Sacred Sites

Learn how Rio Tinto got away with the desecration of Aboriginal sacred sites — and how we can stop it happening again.

Economic Fairness

Support Independent Journalism

Help fund an investigation into Australia’s secret billionaires by Michael West, Australia’s leading independent investigative journalist.

Climate Justice

Reverse Morrison's gas subsidies!

Parliament passed the historic climate targets bill — with key improvements that GetUp members helped get over the line. This is an important first step to reduce climate pollution. And now, ahead of the October budget, we need to ensure the Albanese Government does not fund fossil fuel projects that would undermine the new legislated targets. Will you add your name to the petition?

Economic Fairness

Don’t force people into poverty, Morrison

Scott Morrison’s planned cuts to JobSeeker will force up to 1.7 million people into poverty. Demand that the Government keeps JobSeeker at its current rate now.

Economic Fairness

Frydenberg: Stand with those doing it tough

The Morrison Government has announced plans to cut JobSeeker to $405 per week — beneath the poverty line. Sign the petition demanding the Government change their plans and stand with those doing it tough now.

Federal Election

Politics belongs to the people in Goldstein

A week ago, GetUp members came together to launch our Goldstein climate justice campaign in bayside Melbourne. GetUp members who live in and around Goldstein will be out over the next few weeks to hold him accountable - calling voters on the phones, talking to neighbours, distributing flyers, and putting up yard signs.

All campaigns

GetUp launch federal election campaign

GetUp members from across Australia joined the virtual launch of the GetUp 2022 election campaign, where we found out how everyone can get involved in helping create a fairer and safer future this federal election. Watch the launch video, where former COVID doctor Michelle, bushfire survivor Fiona and Warlpiri Elder of Yuendumu, Ned Jampijinpa Hargraves share their stories.

Federal Election

Election Day-style barbecues held in Lingiari and Goldstein

GetUp is backing the people the Morrison Government refuses to listen to. We’re amplifying the voices of people who stepped up in a crisis, and sharing their solutions to show voters what real vision and leadership looks like before they head to the polls.

Climate Justice

Urge governments to implement the disaster Royal Commission

After the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires, emergency service leaders, bushfire survivors, and experts delivered 80 recommendations to state and federal governments in the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.

Federal Election

Record number of Australians enrol to vote

GetUp ran a multi-channel awareness campaign to inform our audiences of the enrollment cutoff for the 2022 Federal Election. The team worked hard to engage people creating compelling content via TikTok, social media videos, memes, infographics and using social media ads to urge a wide audience to enrol and have their say in the future leadership of our country.

Human Rights

Colour Code

We’ve created a platform for First Nations, migrant, and multicultural communities to come together and speak out about issues that affect us. Join us!

Media and Democracy

Fix our broken media laws

Urge the Government to reform our existing media ownership laws and introduce mechanisms that support independent and regional journalism.

Human Rights

Stop hate in its tracks

Far right extremism in Australia is on the rise – and threatening our diverse communities. Call on politicians across the country to legislate against hate.

Climate Justice

Call for a national climate compensation fund!

Survivors of climate disasters shouldn't have to foot the bill for damage caused by reckless fossil fuel corporations.

First Nations Justice

Food Security in Remote Communities

Sign the petition calling for the release of critical funding and the establishment of Supply Guarantees and subsidies for remote communities nationwide.

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