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Parliament to accept digital petitions

By Administrator | 17 July 2015

"The millions of Australians who have “clicked” on online petitions to lobby the government might be surprised to know they are wasting their time because the only legitimate parliamentary petition is still one with an old-fashioned signature on paper. In the ye olde world of the Australian Westminster system - where real-life signatures and strict etiquette govern the lobbying process - even the worthiest of causes with thousands of signatures can be rejected." Read more

Fleur Anderson, Business Review Weekly, 17 Jul 2015


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