GetUp in the media

Conflict concerns over virus job panel

The head of the government's coronavirus coordination body Nev Power can't guarantee members of the commission won't personally benefit if their push for a gas expansion is taken up.

Jun 4th 2020

Candles spell out 'I Can't Breathe' as Queenslanders stand in solidarity with George Floyd protests

The words "I can't breathe" were spelled out with 433 candles lit by First Nations campaigners in Brisbane's Musgrave Park on Wednesday night, to show solidarity in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police last week.

Jun 3rd 2020

Climate change critical issue in Eden-Monaro byelection as six in 10 voters say more action needed by government

About the same number would more likely vote for candidate who supported local publicly funded renewable energy projects, poll finds

May 29th 2020

The government’s sudden JobKeeper windfall has many calling for the program to be extended to those left behind

The federal government’s bottom line is suddenly $60 billion better off and there’s no shortage of suggestions on how to spend it.

May 22nd 2020

Covid Commission’s gas plans evoke outrage from environmental groups

Environmental groups have slammed a proposal from an advisory group handpicked by the Morrison government, for proposing the prioritisation of the gas industry in a post-Covid economy, saying the move a clear conflict of interest.

May 20th 2020

Aussies want enviro laws left until review

Most Australians want the federal government to wait until a review into environmental laws is complete before making any changes to the system.

May 18th 2020

ABC lost more than $350m per year: report

The ABC has lost more than $350 million a year in funding since 1985, a new report has found.

May 4th 2020

Report: ABC loses $783m funding since 2014 when Coalition made its first cuts

The ABC has lost $783m in funding since the Coalition came to power in 2014, a new report on the accumulated impact of government cuts to the public broadcaster shows.

May 4th 2020

Carla McGrath, Chair of activist group GetUp, speaks with NITV’s Living Black host Karla Grant

Carla McGrath is a proud Torres Strait Islander and one of our countries next generation of young Indigenous leaders.

Apr 20th 2020

'Shut it down': Traditional Owners call for a stop to the NT's FIFO mining workers

Traditional Owners in the Northern Territory are concerned that mining FIFO workers are not being tested for COVID-19 when they enter the Territory as they're considered an 'essential service'. They want this to change.

Mar 26th 2020

Download This Postcard to Let Your Neighbours Know You Can Help Them

We’re being told to stay home, self-isolate, and practise social distancing in an effort to flatten the curve lessen the number of COVID-19 cases in Australia.

Mar 23rd 2020

Viral Kindness for Your Anti-Viral Needs: This Online Hub Helps You Connect With and Support Your Neighbours

Find local outreach groups online, offer help to your neighbours with community-care postcards, and reach out if you need a hand.

Mar 20th 2020