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‘Everyday people want action on climate change, a fairer society and love our ABC. But time and again, the hard right’s toxic politics stand in the way.’

So say the folks at GetUp, who are launching their federal election campaign in Bangalow tonight.

‘They’ve got big money and party machines, but we’ve got real grassroots power in communities all across the country. And when we come together, we can change what’s possible in our politics,’ a group spokesperson said.

What: Federal Election Launch in the Northern Rivers area
When: Monday, 4th February, 2019 at 7pm to 8:30pm
Where: Bangalow A & I Hall, Station St, Bangalow, NSW, 2479
Contact: [email protected]

You can invite others to join you at the event with this link: https://action.getup.org.au/northern_rivers_election_launch_20190204?recruiter_id=346428


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2 COMMENTS

  1. It would serve us well to vote for Get Up. The change of all ‘change’
    is in dire need of those worth looking after. Let’s learn to trust in
    what’s obviously a truth that can’t be bought. See Get Up’s track
    record. Begin to believe again.

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