A step in the right direction and a small win in the fight against mandatory water fluoridation for Queenslanders.
On May 17th, an E-petition entitled ‘Ending the practice of fluoridation of Queensland’s water supplies’ was introduced on the website of the Queensland Government. The petition, initially started by Robbie Hook, soon gathered the support of Liz Cunningham MP, and began gaining momentum throughout the state of Queensland, with the goal of removing mandatory Fluoride from Queensland water supplies:
Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the ineffective and unsafe practice of fluoridation of public water supplies. Sodium fluorosilicate a class 56 poison by-product of phosphate fertiliser manufacture is allowed to be added to public water. Residents have little choice but to use fluoridated water forced upon them without permission.
Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to immediately cease the practice of water fluoridation in the State of Queensland.
After closing on the 28th of October, the petition had gathered 1,566 signatures, and was referred to the Minister…
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