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Repeal the 2008 Queensland mandatory fluoridation legislation

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Merilyn Haines
C/- Fluoride Action Network Australia Inc
PO Box 12711
GEORGE ST BRISBANE QLD 4003

Total Signatures - 973

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 9/07/2012

Closing Date: 31/10/2012

Tabled Date: 1/11/2012

Responded By: Hon Lawrence Springborg MP on 4/12/2012

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the 2003 Queensland Government Position Statement on Water Fluoridation, which acknowledged that forced fluoridation was unethical mass medication.  The 2008 Queensland mandatory fluoridation legislation is intended to forcibly and continually fluoridate the water supplies of nearly 4 million Queensland residents without regard to their individual wishes or health issues.

 

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to immediately repeal the 2008 Queensland Fluoridation Act and encourage the subsequent cost savings to the government and communities be directed to improve school dental services and oral health education.