Most elections in this country feel like a matter of degrees. But at 36, I’ve just voted for the first time for something that actually feels like it could make a positive change. If you’re considering voting no, and (as statistically likely), you’ve voted referenda down in the past, ask yourself: is this about me, […]

Local Government Politics/Government

Local Government Referendum

The Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Local Government Minister Anthony Albanese today joined the Brisbane Lord Mayor to announce a referendum that will for the first time recognise local government in the Australian Constitution. While the actual wording of the referendum question is yet to be announced ((The draft bill Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 2013 […]