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Kooyong Town Hall - Q+A with Senator David Pocock

I'm excited to announce that my next Town Hall will be with a very special guest on a very important topic: I'll be joined by Senator David Pocock to discuss how we can clean up politics in this country. 

Senator Pocock is the former Wallabies' captain who become an Independent Senator for the ACT at the last election. Since his election, he has shown the power of Independents, using his influential vote in the Senate to make sure Australia is taking stronger climate action and addressing the cost-of-living crisis.

Over the past six months, Senator Pocock and I have been working closely on restoring integrity in politics, particularly when it comes to lobbying. 

Late last year, I introduced my #CleanUpPoliticsAct. Lobbyists representing everything from big coal to the big banks are undermining the government's efforts to take real climate action, manage the cost-of-living crisis, and regulate gambling and tobacco companies. 

Thousands of well-resourced lobbyists roam the halls in Canberra, secretly meeting with Ministers to influence government policies so they favour vested interests, not the public interest. 

Yet Australia has some of the weakest lobbying regulations in the developed world. 

With Senator Pocock's support, we have already managed to secure an inquiry into lobbying, and we both will not rest until we finally shine a light on lobbying in this country. 

Please join us and ask us about the #CleanUpPoliticsAct or anything else. See you there!

This event will also be livestreamed
April 17, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre
360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
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