Tag: Prime minister
Earn or Learn : The Government’s Misunderstood Purpose of Education
There has been much upset and anger at the Government instigated changes to education: University fee increases. University debt interest increase. University HECS proportion increase. Commercialisation of universities. The proponents chant earn or learn, competition will work its magic, fees will be less and new university places will be created. The opponents are derided as…
How To Apologise
In the light of Alan Jones’s comments, I want to add my own. But not on what he said about Julia Gillard. Many people have commented on that. I want to turn my attention to his apology. I don’t think it was really an apology. And why? I found out the hard way how to…
The Why Is Missing from Politics….
The Why Is Missing Today in politics we had a Prime Minister reelected overwhelmingly by her party. The former Foreign Minister is now vanquished and will eventually shuffle off into the political night. Such is politics. Like many people, I was left wondering why. Why did Julia Gillard defeat Kevin Rudd the first time? Why…