Charter for Action on
Power in Victoria will run a major campaign in support of people with
disabilities and their families until the next Victorian
state election in November 2006.
campaign will be based around our Charter for Action on Disability. CLICK
HERE to read the text of the 10 point Charter.
CLICK HERE to download a copy in .pdf format. (NOTE: you will
need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the .pdf file. CLICK
HERE to download a free copy.)
Power will allocate its preferences in the next state election according to how
the Victorian Government and other political parties measure up on the 10 points
in this Charter.
message is that disability and carer issues will be ignored by political parties
at their peril in the next Victorian
TO BECOME INVOLVED
fill in the online form (below). There are 88 lower house electorates in
Victoria: select the name of your electorate from the drop-down menu.
In each electorate we will appoint a Charter for Action on Disability
campaign co-ordinator. We will aim to get each MP to push
for implementation of the Charter, and we will monitor the efforts of each MP in
doing so (as well as their parties).
When you fill in the form, consider offering to co-ordinate the campaign in your
electorate. This will involve working with others in your electorate to
communicate to your MP (and your community) that disability and carer issues are
important enough to determine the
outcome of the election.
target is 100
people in each of the 88 electorates playing a role. That would be 8,800 people
– which is a fair bit of People Power.
on the Charter and the campaign are welcome and should be sent to Vern Hughes by
or on 03 9326 4481.
PEOPLE POWER 2005