Government & Politics
Love them or hate them; government and politics are part of our everyday lives...
Governments fail but success eventually
4th Mar 2021
PERSISTENCE FAILURE CAN BE GOOD Has life ever shown you that the right to fail is as important as the right to succeed? If we didn't have bad weather, we would never appreciate, sunny days. One...Read more
What's your thoughts on Facebook banning then unbanning Australians from accessing news?
18th Feb 2021
Updated Feb 23: "Facebook will scrap its ban on Australian news and publishers within “days” in a shock announcement made less than a week after it first pulled all news content from Australian...Read more
Covid-19 vaccine and assistance
3rd Feb 2021
As many as 4 million Australians are expected to have received COVID-19 vaccines by the end of April, as the federal government is to begin one of the nation’s biggest peacetime logistical...Read more
Universal Basic Income
18th Jan 2021
Following the pandemic, a new poll by the Green Institute showed 58 per cent of Australians now support a Universal Basic Income (UBI). This new research indicates the lockdowns and widespread...Read more
Tax on cigarettes
4th Dec 2020
Do you think it's fair how much government taxes cigarettes and smokers?Read more
9th Apr 2019
Hi, Just wondering how many people would vote is it wasn't compulsory? I go to a booth do my vote, then go to another booth & do my mum's vote. In a democracy, I think it should be voluntary. Would...Read more
Should the age for the pension be raised to 70?
14th Apr 2014
Recently, the Treasurer Hockey suggest to rise up yhe pension age to 70, what's your opinion wjth thatRead more
How do you cut the cost of living?
7th Apr 2014
With the budget looming and the high chance that we will have less money than before, how will you cut your everyday spending? Give me your top tips. What luxuries will go?Read more
What's your view on cigarette plain packaging?
3rd Oct 2013
It's been nearly a year now since plain packaging for cigarettes was introduced. What's your view? Is it working? Is it stopping young people from taking up smoking? Are people giving up the habit...Read more
20th May 2013
In the run up to the election you will be seeing lots of advertising from the political parties. Do you think this helps to educate you on things like policies or would even change the way you vote?Read more
Forced Adoption Apology
22nd Mar 2013
I was adopted as a baby and although I am now happily reunited with my birth mother I still struggle with the sadness I feel over what I missed. When I was born in the 1970s my birth mother wasn't...Read more
Do you believe the Australian Government gives pensioners enough money to live on?
17th Jun 2011
I'd like to know if people believe that pensioners who rely on Government pensions receive a fair income or not. Today's aged pensioners are the people who have made the country what it is today,...Read more