Australian politics is at a tipping point

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/politics-at-tipping-point-as-one-in-four-voters-flee-labor-and-the-coalition-20170317-gv0a25.html

I have been articulating my thoughts about the death of the adversarial 2 party political system in Australia for some months now.  What I had not realised until I read Damien Murphy‘s article below is that the two party system was not always the dominant system since 1901.

I think a system based on true coalitions, created on policies put up by candidates and members of their minor or micro parties, will be a major part of the political landscape for the next 5 – 10 years, because neither Labor or the Liberal Party are prepared to really listen to their membership. 

The power brokers of the Left and the Right are fighting tooth and nail today to hold onto the power they currently hold, at the expense of true democracy, at both State and Federal Govt levels.


John Young
18-mar-2017

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About John Young

I am the CEO of Yindi Systems, a boutique consultancy that helps clients to create marketing and communication solutions using the Internet, social media, Google's fabulous free technologies and the incredible Wordpress for web sites. Many of my projects now are based around community advocacy for better outcomes for the planning systems used by NSW Government, defending local councils from forced mergers and preserving the environment, especially in greater Sydney. Major projects include www.keepingplace.net.au and www.cubbacubba.net.au
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