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Join the great Australians signing up to #BANTHEBAG

The Project

Apr 28, 2017 — With more and more people signing our petition to get a nation-wide ban of single-use plastic bags, some of your favourite Aussies have joined the call.

Jimmy Barnes: "It’s something we can’t put off 'til tomorrow or we don’t have a tomorrow."

Samuel Johnson: "Mate, it’s not like we don’t have better solutions for a plastic bag. It’s 2017."

Jamila Rizvi: "I’m from Canberra originally and whenever I go home to visit I have noticed the huge difference that banning plastic bags has made in Canberra. "

If you’re not already on board, it doesn’t take much to join in. Just sign the petition at And if you want to take it a step further, contact your state’s Premier directly.

Nazeem Hussein: "All you really need to do is just put pressure on three people, and that’s easy to do. You just Tweet, Instagram, you can Facebook, you can send emails, and it’s super simple, you can do it from your mobile phone."

Samuel Johnson: "It seems a no-brainer to me. This no-brainer is doing my head in."

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