The biggest threat yet

The biggest threat yet

The Australian Government has introduced a trio of new Bills (1) that, if passed, could devastate the work of charities including The Climate Council, by:

  • Shutting down voices of community advocates
  • Imposing unnecessary restrictions on donations
  • Burying charities in paperwork and subjecting them to harsh penalties, including up to 10 years' imprisonment
  • Severely limiting your ability to participate in public debate

These Bills are a direct attack on democracy in Australia. We can't let them stop us - the stakes are too high.

Together, we've fought back against attacks from the Government before. And we’re going to do ...

The Australian Government has introduced a trio of new Bills (1) that, if passed, could devastate the work of charities including The Climate Council, by:

  • Shutting down voices of community advocates
  • Imposing unnecessary restrictions on donations
  • Burying charities in paperwork and subjecting them to harsh penalties, including up to 10 years' imprisonment
  • Severely limiting your ability to participate in public debate

These Bills are a direct attack on democracy in Australia. We can't let them stop us - the stakes are too high.

Together, we've fought back against attacks from the Government before. And we’re going to do it again.

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(1) The three bills in question are: the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017, the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 and the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017.

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