Introduction – a growing political divide
In my 10 years in politics in Australia, I’ve seen a series of political
earthquakes upending establishment politics not just in my country, but
across the developed world.
The epicentre of these earthquakes is a growing divide between the inner
cities on the one hand and the suburbs and regi...
I want to start by asking you to reflect on this scenario:
Let me start by asking a question. Do you feel better off today than you did a year ago?
I ask this question of many Australians, and I get a consistent answer.
Inflation hurts all Australians. The impact of inflation is not limited to some.
I witnessed this first hand growing up in Nimmitabel, a tiny timber and farming town, two hours south o...
Thank you very much. Libby, Caroline, Michaelia, of course, Matt and other colleagues and many Liberal Party friends and supporters here tonight, it’s wonderful to see you here. It’s been wonderful to be in the West since Monday. It’s good to spend a week here actually and spend some serious time and see what’s going on here in the West. And I'm just struc...
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Thank you ASFA for having me today. It’s great to be here in person in Brisbane.
Thank you Martin and Gary for inviting me to take part in this week’s event, and Stan for your introduction.
I have to admit that when I accepted this invitation to speak several months ago, I didn’t imagine we would be standing on a new front of the super wars....