GetUp in the media

The 2022 Charles Perkins Memorial Oration

This year’s oration was delivered by Get Up CEO Larissa Baldwin. She used her keynote address to outline the importance of dealing with the climate crisis through an Indigenous worldview.

Nov 6th 2022

New GetUp chief warns progressive critics of Indigenous voice against repeating ‘racist no campaign’ messages

Larissa Baldwin says the referendum for a voice to parliament is just a stop on the journey for Indigenous Australians

Sep 6th 2022

Activists took an artist's bust of Scott Morrison around Melb & plot twist, it was made of coal

The bust was unveiled in Melbourne on Saturday as part of a collab between Sydney-based artist Louis Pratt, political activist group GetUp and climate activism lab Rouser.

May 1st 2022

‘We need urgent action on climate change’: GetUp sets sights on Goldstein

High-profile advocacy group GetUp has earmarked the contested seat of Goldstein as its top election priority in Victoria, announcing a climate change campaign aimed at toppling Liberal incumbent MP, Tim Wilson.

Apr 27th 2022

Election 2022: GetUp will broaden its campaign

GetUp will run against the government in electorates it says have been on the “frontline of the climate crisis”, including the fire- and flood-affected NSW Labor-held seats of Macquarie, Eden-Monaro and Gilmore held on margins of 0.2 per cent, 0.8 per cent and 2.6 per cent respectively.

Apr 14th 2022

Candidates ramp up campaign in seat of Lingiari

Larissa Baldwin, Widjabul Wia-bul woman and First Nations Justice Campaigns Director, GetUp talks to ABC radio about the work that is being done to ensure Aboriginal people in remote areas have more opportunity to vote.

Apr 14th 2022

GetUp's Larissa Baldwin speaks to ABC radio

More than 30 per cent of the Northern Territory's First Nations people, who are eligible to vote, are not enrolled, as the key seat of Lingiari prepares to head to the polls.

Apr 5th 2022

GetUp address the Senate inquiry into the gas-rich Beetaloo Basin in Darwin

Anti-fracking groups include the Environment Centre NT, Lock the Gate Alliance, GetUp, Nurrdalinji Native Title Aboriginal Corporation, Beyond Zero Emissions and the Environmental Defenders Office.

Mar 22nd 2022

The floods prove volunteers can only do so much when the government goes awol

GetUp member says: 'We need dedicated government support – including a wholesale reassessment of how to respond to future disasters'

Mar 14th 2022

GetUp's report highlights political interference from Coalition

Dempster, a Walkley award winner said that the report reveals that when in power, governments “despise what is at the very heart of the ABC’s value and trustworthiness – it’s independence”.

Feb 14th 2022

Activist group GetUp steps into NT election in six knife-edge seats as First Nations issues top agenda

ACTIVIST group GetUp will be steering voters in six NT seats to vote for candidates that put First Nations issues front and centre.

Aug 14th 2020

'Down here things look ugly': remote communities feel familiar frustration ahead of NT election

Over-policing, housing, health services and fracking are the big issues for voters disheartened by both sides of Northern Territory politics

Jul 27th 2020