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Federal Election 2016

Taking the Power Back

GetUP members during the 2013 election in Adelaide. Opinion polls are close - that means our movement can have a big impact on the outcome of this election.

From now until July 2nd, GetUp members around the country are getting together to make sure Climate Change, Economic Fairness and Human Rights are at the top of the political agenda.

We'll be targeting key electorates and making sure voters know how to make their voices heard.

Find out how you can get involved.

Human Rights

Asylum Seekers and Refugees

No Business In Abuse

Australians are coming together to stop corporations profiting from human suffering in Australia's detention centres.

Sign the pledge to end business in abuse.

Marriage Equality

A Bold Proposal

In exciting news, crossbench Senator David Leyonhjelm has introduced a Freedom To Marry bill which, if passed, will see an end to Australia's marriage discrimination. But for this legislation to have any shot of passing, Prime Minister Turnbull must allow his MPs a free vote, rather than being bound by party line. Will you call on the Liberal party to allow a conscience vote on same-sex marriage?

It's Time

Have you seen the marriage equality lovestory? Millions watched it and shared with their friends and family, helping to spread the word worldwide. Now let's make sure Australia puts marriage equality into law.

Join the campaign here.

Environmental Sustainability

Protect the Great Barrier Reef

Join the Campaign

The Great Barrier Reef is under threat. Join hundreds of thousands of Australians and add your name to the petition for the Great Barrier Reef.

Click here to sign the petition.

Help Wangan and Jagalingou fight Adani

The Wangan and Jagalingou people are the Traditional Owners of land in Queensland where mining giant Adani want to build their massive Carmichael coal mine. Wangan and Jagalingou are opposed to the mine for the irreparable damage it will do to their land and culture.

Stand with Wangan and Jagalingou by donating to their fighting fund.

Homegrown Power Plan

Our Government doesn't have a plan to transition our economy to clean, renewable power. So we're going to make one for them.

Click here to chip in for our Homegrown Power Plan

Coal Seam Gas

Stop CSG in the Great Artesian Basin

Australia's lifeblood - the Great Artesian Basin - is under threat from Santos' coal seam gas projects. A new report has confirmed Santos' Narrabri CSG project "could be enough to stop bores flowing throughout the basin, which is the sole water source for towns and farms across 22 per cent of Australia." Any risk to this water supply is simply unthinkable and unacceptable.

Sign the petition calling on NSW Premier Mike Baird to halt the unbridled expansion of the coal seam gas industry

Don't Risk Coal Seam Gas

What do Australian farmlands, healthy families and drinking water all have in common? They're all under threat from unregulated coal seam gas mining. GetUp members from NSW and QLD have bravely shared their story of what it's like to live in a community affected by CSG mining

Click here to watch the video.

Better Power

Switch to a better energy company today

Right now, more than 70% of Australians get their electricity from AGL, Origin and EnergyAustralia - three of the biggest polluters in the country, with all three supporting or funding CSG and coal-based power. But the good news is we can use our power as consumers to switch to a cleaner, greener, low-cost alternative and help support Australia's renewable energy future.

Ready to switch to an affordable, alternative power company and send a message to the Origin, EnergyAustralia and AGL that we won't stand for companies that invest in fossil fuels? Make the switch today!

Economic Fairness

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

The Dirtiest Deal you've never heard of

Right now 12 countries, including Australia, have just agreed to the biggest international trade deal you've never heard of. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) will give multinational corporations the power to sue our government for decisions they claim impact their investments in Australia. Sound too scary to be true? It's already happening. Watch the video that shows the impact this nasty deal will have on Australian families, then sign the petition and sound the alarm

Brighter Budget

GetUp members are getting on the front foot of the fight for economic fairness by launching a savvy fairer Budget campaign. Together, our progressive vision for Australia will highlight the ways our Government can reform the Budget, without putting the burden on students, pensioners and working families. Will you join the fight for fairness?

The end of public education?

A leaked government paper has revealed a proposal by the Coalition Government to end Commonwealth funding of public education and make some parents pay to send their children to a public school. These changes, if passed, would represent the end of our world-class public education system as we know it.

Stand up against these changes - sign the petition now.

Corporate Tax

Australia's top companies are forgoing billions in tax each year, with nearly a third paying less than 10 cents on the dollar. While former Treasurer Hockey has acknowledged the need to do better, he's failed to take real action. We need to turn the Government's words on corporate tax dodging into action. Because when corporations don't pay their fair share, we're the ones who pick up the tab.

Tell the Treasurer to make corporate tax dodgers pay their fair share now