Don't be a donkey, vote this election for people who can't
"DEMOCRACY is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time".
With that, Winston Churchill simply summed up the feeling of a battered nation recovering from a global war against those other forms of government.
We're not recovering from a war and there is no dictatorial regime threatening our sovereignty with violence.
Being born in Australia is a jackpot in the lottery of life.
A downside to this free, safe and prosperous land of opportunity is the complacency it can breed among voters.
As it happens every election cycle, the number of people intending to donkey vote with the justification that politicians are all the same, is ridiculous.
Don't throw away this simple stroke of a pen our diggers fought for - and people across the world continue to fight for - because of your own disappointment with the political class.
You have the power to make a change.
Consider the candidates, some who have sacrificed employment to stand, who will best represent you.
Democracy is something to never take for granted.
Pick up the policies, consider the candidates and cast your vote for the thousands of people across the world who can't.