Whenever I go to conferences I always try to think of ways to remember all the great things I’ve experienced there after the event. Two months later, I’m quoting something and for the life of me I can’t remember who exactly said it when someone asks! Infuriating right? Anyway, I came up with the idea of writing things down and sprinkling it with tweets and Instagram posts, revolutionary I know! So here’s my highlights of it all covering the two days 10-11 Nov 2016 of the Direction 16 conference.
There are a lot of reasons why someone might not want to vote one way or another in an election; this is just a few for why you wouldn’t want to vote Liberal/LNP in any Australian election:
Genius is the word that first must come to your mind when thinking about the 2014 budget. The Liberal party has at last come up trumps with a budget that will put us back in the black. After all being in the red is akin to being a communist, and we all know, that you don’t want that!
Like Tony Abbott, I’m a migrant to Australia, unlike him though, I was an adult when I arrived here. My understanding of the English language was at that point more rounded, or so I believed. Imagine my surprise when I began to take interest in politics here; I started reading about the Liberal Party and as I learned more about them, my confusion increased! Most of what they say is anything but liberal; they are actually conservative, they don’t even really believe in the freedom of the individual that is…read more
I have often engaged in conversations leading to the political current event situation here in Australia in particular and in the world in general, and usually from my responses or reactions, I would be told I’m cynical and apathetic when it comes to such a topic. This happened so many times, I thought why not write something about it!