I SUPPORT DOUBLING FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS RANGERS AND INDIGENOUS PROTECTED AREAS

    As a constituent in your electorate, I am joining more than 90 000 Australians nationwide to call on all parties to:

    1. Double funding for Indigenous ranger jobs and Indigenous Protected Areas;
    2. Secure a long term future for these programs; and
    3. Ensure quality delivery and a long term target of 5000 Indigenous ranger jobs nationwide

    Across Australia, Indigenous rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas are delivering results for the benefit of every Australian. Rangers are maintaining tourism and cultural sites, tackling feral animals and invasive weeds, supporting research and limiting dangerous wildfires. At the same time, the transformative effect of meaningful work is delivering role models, career and business opportunities and more in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

    What will you do in the lead up to the federal election to support the call to grow and secure Indigenous ranger jobs and Indigenous Protected Areas for the long term?

     

     

    The 2019 Federal Election is a key opportunity to secure long term contracts and double funding for Indigenous ranger jobs and Indigenous Protected Areas. 

    The government should now build on the success of Indigenous rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas by doubling funding and setting long term contracts for these two key programs.

    Sign this petition to let the candidates in your local electorate know that this is an issue that's important to you in the lead up to the election.

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    Dear <your local MP's name will be automatically entered>,

    As a constituent in your electorate, I am joining more than 90 000 Australians nationwide to call on all parties to:

    1. Double funding for Indigenous ranger jobs and Indigenous Protected Areas;
    2. Secure a long term future for these programs; and
    3. Ensure quality delivery and a long term target of 5000 Indigenous ranger jobs nationwide

    Across Australia, Indigenous rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas are delivering results for the benefit of every Australian. Rangers are maintaining tourism and cultural sites, tackling feral animals and invasive weeds, supporting research and limiting dangerous wildfires. At the same time, the transformative effect of meaningful work is delivering role models, career and business opportunities and more in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

    What will you do in the lead up to the federal election to support the call to grow and secure Indigenous ranger jobs and Indigenous Protected Areas for the long term?

    Yours sincerely,
    <your name will be inserted here>

    I SUPPORT DOUBLING FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS RANGERS AND INDIGENOUS PROTECTED AREAS

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