- Protect our land and water from mining.
- Honesty and integrity in politics
- Local jobs
- People before profits
- Improved heath and education services.

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Who we vote for....

(Photo from ABC website by Jade McMillan)
Overheard in a queue in a department store in a MNC town...

"Why are you wearing that badge? Surely your not voting for The Greens?"

The white haired, conservatively dressed woman, on a break from campaigning for the Greens, explained why she was committed to the values of The Greens. She briefly outlined her strong belief in social justice, her fear that CSG mining will destroy our farmland, and her concern about how the proposed antimony mine could poison our water supply.

She concluded by asking, “Well you know who I’m voting for. Who are you voting for?

The reply was, “ I vote for whoever my husband tells me to.”

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