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Sign an e-petition


Due to the impacts of COVID-19 on the House sitting pattern, the following petitioning activities have been interrupted:
  • Presentation of petitions scheduled for 23 March 2020
  • Referral of petitions to Ministers scheduled for 23 March 2020

This notice applies to all e-petitions that were opened for signatures on 5 and 12 February 2020 and paper petitions that were approved on 4 March 2020.  

The presentation of ministerial responses scheduled for 23 March 2020 has also been interrupted.

Further advice about when these activities are expected to occur will be made available here when known.

The Committee expects to meet as scheduled on 25 March and 13 May 2020 to consider all recently received petitions. 


How do I sign an e-petition?

  • 1. Personal Details
  • 2. Confirm
  • 3. Verify

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Petitioner Details

When you sign a petition, we ask for your name and a verifiable email address. We will not publish your information online, but your name will be included in the final petition presented to the House of Representatives.

More information is available at the terms and conditions and on the privacy section of the Parliament of Australia website.

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Please read and confirm you agree with the Terms and Conditions. You must be a resident or citizen of Australia to sign a petition. Current Members of the House of Representatives cannot sign a petition.

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Thank you for completing the first step in signing an e-petition. There is one more step that you need to do. Check the email account used to verify your email and click the link in the email to sign the petition. Your signature is not valid until you click the link which is valid for eight hours.