Appalling as it was, the massacre known as Peterloo, is a defining event in the evolution of western democracy and to remember it today, is to honour the fallen
GetUp is a politically motivated movement attempting to enlist like-minded people who want to bring participation back into democracy. Its about Australia so Australians make a difference, join now
By learning from past attempts to stimulate social action in Australia, as well as successes abroad, by taking advantage of new technologies and the lessons of behavioural science, we can challenge the status quo. We can increase levels of giving and mutual support in society, so that we can make social action an aspect of everyday life.