Speak up to help win safe, legal and compassionate access to abortion care in NSW

Speak up to help win safe, legal and compassionate access to abortion care in NSW

Right now there’s a historic opportunity to secure safe, legal and compassionate access to abortion care in NSW.

Legislation to decriminalise abortion has been passed by the NSW lower house, and the upper house are due to cast their final vote this week.

But those who oppose legal access to abortion care are throwing everything they can at watering down this reform - including proposing more than 20 amendments that could water down reform and actually make it harder for a woman in need to access timely care. 

Just a handful of members could decide whether these amendments pass - and ...

Right now there’s a historic opportunity to secure safe, legal and compassionate access to abortion care in NSW.

Legislation to decriminalise abortion has been passed by the NSW lower house, and the upper house are due to cast their final vote this week.

But those who oppose legal access to abortion care are throwing everything they can at watering down this reform - including proposing more than 20 amendments that could water down reform and actually make it harder for a woman in need to access timely care. 

Just a handful of members could decide whether these amendments pass - and many have indicated they will consider voting for amendments - so we can't leave them with any doubt about what the community wants. Can you take 2 minutes to send them a message urging them to vote no to all hostile amendments?

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Call key upper house members

Can you make a call thanking your representative for voting yes to the first stage of abortion reform, and urge them to oppose all proposed amendments?

To view their phone details, just enter the name of the political party whose members you want to call in the box below (e.g. Labor, Liberal, National, Greens, Animal Justice, independent).

Here are some helpful hints to give you a sense of how your call will go and some of the things you might like to say:

  • Ring ring - A staffer will answer the phone.
  • Introduce yourself - Mention your name, where you live.
  • Explain the reason for your call - Tell the staffer that you're calling to say thank you for the MP voting yes to the second reading of the abortion reform bill, and that you want to urge them ...

Here are some helpful hints to give you a sense of how your call will go and some of the things you might like to say:

  • Ring ring - A staffer will answer the phone.
  • Introduce yourself - Mention your name, where you live.
  • Explain the reason for your call - Tell the staffer that you're calling to say thank you for the MP voting yes to the second reading of the abortion reform bill, and that you want to urge them to oppose all of the hostile amendments being proposed.
  • Ask them to pass on your message to the MP - And thank them for their time.

Make your call count, tell us how it went