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Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott.

Dear Tony Abbott,

We believe that third world debt is an extremely important global issue that is the cause of most deaths in third world countries. Third world countries cannot afford to pay for basic resources because of high interest rates on their national debt. We believe that you are in a position to help by cancelling interest rates owed on third world debt.

I want to inform you about some astonishing facts about third world debt. The developing world now spends $1.3 on debt repayment for every $1 it receives in aid. This is not right. How are third world countries going to pay for resources to keep people alive if they are spending more money than they get? 7 million children die each year as a result of the debt crisis in third world countries. This is horrendous. Young innocent children are dying every day because there aren't enough resources in their country. The high level of interest rates inflicted by industrialised countries are also forcing third world countries to pay it their debt before paying for anything else. This is seriously outrageous and must be stopped.

Your government will be judged on its ability to help third world debt. The eyes of the world are watching! Obviously it is time that action is taken to cancel the interest rates all together. We ask that you make a change and remove them. This will help the third world countries pay back their debt to Australia and also be able to buy resources for their countries. We also request that you ask other countries to follow your example, so that we can put an end to all interest on third world debt! By helping third world countries you would show the world that you are not inhumane and care about global issues. Voters will remember this.

Yours sincerely,

Signed,

Blake Jennings

This petition closed 2 months ago

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Third world debt is an issue that is the cause of many deaths in today's world. The Australian government can help solve this issue by cancelling the interest owed to Australia by all third world...

Third world debt is an issue that is the cause of many deaths in today's world. The Australian government can help solve this issue by cancelling the interest owed to Australia by all third world countries. Did you know that third world countries spend $1.3 on debt repayment to every $1 they receives? This is preposterous. Third world countries are not even able to afford basic resources for their people because of unfair interest costs. If people sign this petition they will show the Prime Minister that Australians believe that the ongoing global issue of third world debt needs to be solved by removing the cost of interest.

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