Media releases

First Nations voter enrolment still needs our support

“There is significant practical work to be done, including increasing accessibility, education, translators at the booths, election notices in communities and ensuring the AEC has a longer presence in communities.”

Feb 7, 2023

No amount of political donation can ever buy the rights to frack Beetaloo

"In the year of the Voice, we are calling for Traditional Owners to be heard"

Feb 1, 2023

Divisive politics will not win, the people’s ‘yes’ vote will

It is time to address the divisiveness of Australian politicians and the political wedges they continue to use as a clear tactic to stir up controversy.

Jan 9, 2023

GetUp slams gas corporations, supports price caps on gas and coal

Gas and coal corporations need to stop price gouging struggling families

Dec 13, 2022

Media Statement: David Littleproud, Pauline Hanson and the Nationals are on the wrong side of history

It is time to address the growing inequality in this country that First Nations people and communities face.

Nov 28, 2022

Attorney-General urged to drop whistleblower prosecutions in open letter

“These prosecutions make Australia less transparent and less democratic, and undermine any effort to reform our whistleblower protection laws"

Nov 28, 2022

New protections for First Nations heritage sites needed to give a future to the past

The work is urgent - communities need a clear timeline for the implementation of this legislation

Nov 24, 2022

GetUp CEO Larissa Baldwin-Roberts delivers Charles Perkins Oration on the opportunity of a referendum

“Good campaigns don’t say what is popular, they make popular what needs to be said. That is our challenge.” - Larissa Baldwin-Roberts

Nov 4, 2022

A huge new fossil fuel subsidy revealed in budget with 1.9bn for Middle Arm

Labor must confirm not one cent of this public money will be spent on enabling new gas and fracking projects.

Oct 26, 2022

Traditional Owners continue fight in Beetaloo following Origin’s ASX breaking news

With Tamboran picking up a major stake in the Beetaloo, the fight to protect land rights is far from over.

Sep 19, 2022

GetUp’s new leader to strengthen grassroots political advocacy

Under my leadership, Getup will be an organisation that matters to people’s lives, and helps create the change they want to see.

Sep 5, 2022

GetUp denounces Origin’s climate plan

This is nothing more than a tactical move ahead of Origin’s Annual General Meeting

Aug 30, 2022
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