The SMH reports:
Politicians are tweeting, blogging and poking, but most remain out of reach when it comes to receiving petitions over the internet.
But all that will change if the Australian Government accepts a recommendation from a parliamentary committee that the House of Representatives should treat electronic petitions the same way it treats those delivered on paper.
What a good idea. No 10 Downing Street allows this, as does the Australian Senate. Would be a good initiative for New Zealand Parliament to also embrace.Tags: Internet, Parliament