Am I the only one?
Jul 1, 2019 —
Am I the only one who thinks, that in a country like ours, there has to be a better way of handling this?
On Friday, those were talkback host Alan Jones' closing words on our government's treatment of Priya, Nades and the girls. Tomorrow, our MPs return to Canberra.
When I agreed to speak to Alan live in the 2GB studios last Friday, I stepped a long way out of my comfort zone. I didn’t know what was going to happen.
But Alan got behind Priya, Nades and the girls in a big way. And as you can hear in this segment, he stood up for them again the next day.
Tomorrow, our politicians return to Canberra. Today, can you help me show our MPs just how many of us believe in a better way?
A better way than snatching a hard working family from their home at dawn.
A better way than locking Australian-born children in detention without proper nutrition or medical care.
A better way than forcing brave, beautiful people who came to our shores seeking safety, back into the arms of their tormentors.
Last week, I stepped out of my comfort zone - and it paid off in a big way. Today, I’m asking you to step out of your comfort zone in a small but equally powerful way.
These calls work. So far, I know of at least seven government MPs who have told constituents they will contact Immigration Minister Coleman about our family.
This is a huge change. But to bring this family safely home to Biloela, many more of us need to pick up the phone.
If you can’t call during business hours, please leave your MP a polite voicemail with your full name, number and town/suburb.
You can find your MP’s number in seconds by entering your postcode at our action page, where you’ll find simple talking points to guide your call.
To everyone taking action for this beautiful family - thank you.
Yours in hope,
PS If you can have called your MP – thank you! Can you multiply the impact of your call by forwarding this e-mail update to two or three friends in your local area and personally inviting them to make their own call?
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