I'm an adult educationalist mid 40's...politically I'm in the centre.
Wayne commented on Christopher's question: “Point 1.....jobs and services in regional and rural areas.....Point 2.....people can't even agree on a carbon price, let alone sustainable cities. Non-politicize the issue of the environment and have a partisan approach to solving it...but that's really going to happen isn't it...it wont happen until voters start voting with their feet and vote socially and environmentally conscious independents and greens...”
Wayne asked the question: “The 2 major parties ALP and Lib have lost touch with the average aussie. They exist to further the self interest of their 'all important' leaders and are only influenced by the powerful special interest groups like media, business and powerful lobby groups. The power of your vote is a myth. Rather than representative democracy we should have true participatory democracy. I for one will never vote for one of the two major parties again (former Labor voter). In future I will read about independents and Green policies and pick one of those. I am...”