Australia: The clever country? – Pearls and Irritations

Top view of a forest of trees forming the map of Australia. Top view. Environmental , Ecology, and sustainability concepts.

In the 1980s, then Prime Minister Bob Hawke told us we should try to become the clever country. Instead, we have become the stupid country. We now have the trade pattern of a poor developing nation. It is obvious that the decade of Coalition government has moved us away from that goal, giving us instead a country that is less caring, less fair, less focussed on community and less able to respond to accelerating climate change.

Source: Australia: The clever country? – Pearls and Irritations

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