Federal

Write to your MP

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Sending your letter

By Post

The most impactful letter is one that has been printed out or hand-written and sent through the post. Send to:
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By Email

A personally written email is also very effective.
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Copy the Prime Minister and Attorney General

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Writing Guide

Introduce

Address them as “Dear MP not found”, or “Dear MP not found”

Introduce yourself and say where you live, something about your family, community, or church/mosque/temple etc. 

Say that you are writing about the draft Anti-Discrimination bill.

Concerns

Point out(*** finalise talking points)

Your request

Ask the MP for a response – will they take the time to consider the letter from faith leaders and fix the problems with the legislation. 

Conclude

Thank the MP for their attention and their service to the electorate.

Ensure you include your name and address. This is so the MP’s staff can confirm that you are a member of their electorate. Letters without an address are often ignored

Attach the letter

This letter has been written by faith leaders to all MPs to point out concerns with the draft legislation. 

Click to download letter

We recommend you don’t simply put the link in your email, but make it an attachment. Attachments to emails are usually taken more seriously than links.

Example email text

This letter is provided as an example. It is always best to write your own letter, however this example is based on a few of the discussion points above and is provided to help you start. 

If you are basing your letter off this template, make sure you replace the sections in **[brackets]**

Dear MP not found,
or Dear MP not found,

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[write a paragraph about yourself, include what suburb you live in or how you are connected to the MP’s electorate. You might mention your family, your cultural background, your faith, what church or place of worship you attend]
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No letter found, please try refreshing this page

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[enter your name, address and phone number. Your address is needed so MPs know you are legitimately from their electorate.]
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Authorised by Mike Southon, Freedom for Faith, 168 Chalmers St, Surry Hills NSW