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Government explicitly targeting Australian charities

By Glen Klatovsky, Deputy CEO, 350.org Australia Proposed law reform to ban foreign political donations – the Electoral Funding and  Disclosure Reform Bill – has been roundly condemned for bundling the charity sector in the same category as overseas political agents and lobbyists seeking to influence Australian elections.    The big question is whether silencing and hampering Australian charities was always the intended effect of the draft reform, or whether charities were merely the unfortunate victims of poorly worded and ill-considered legislation.

Knitting Nannas say it’s #Time2Choose

An estimated 70 Knitting Nannas, from all around NSW, will be part of the thousands of people at the Time2Choose rally on Saturday 24th March in Sydney, one year out from the next State election. “As Knitting Nannas, we are committed to protecting our land and water to ensure our children, grandchildren, generations to come, can have a future with a clean and healthy environment, natural beauty and biodiversity,” said Chris Rumble, of the Sydney Knitting Nannas.

Why Labor must #StopAdani

This post was originally published in Challenge Magazine By Neha Madhok, Senior Campaigner Labor has led the social and economic transformations of this country. There’s an immediate transformation happening now in the global shift away from fossil fuels – in particular coal. Only Labor can lead the nation through this transformation in a fair and just way and the Adani coal mine proposal represents the first major step required to begin this process.