Congratulations on your win today. 71 to 31 is fairly convincing. Now you just have to convince the Australian public to have that level of faith in you.
I feel the need to express a few things to you as you continue as our Prime Minister. In the next 18 months in the lead up to the next election, this is what I think, the Australian People need from you:-
We want honesty. And we don’t want stupid political stunts where you come out and say that you are going to show us the real Julia. Just be honest. Australians are the kind of people that don’t want to “beat around the bush”. Tell it like it is and look us in the eye as you do.
Treat and speak to the Australian people like we have a brain. When you are selling your policies, don’t use rhetoric, fear campaigns or celebrities using slick one liners to back your policy. What we want is the truth and the thinking behind a policy and why the need for its introduction into our nation. Communicate to us and don’t rely on the 15 second sound bite that appears on the 6:00pm news.
We want compassionate policies. We need to come up with a workable solution to the refugee situation that is not only acceptable to Australia, but is the right thing to do in humanitarian terms for the Asylum seekers.
Stop making mistakes. It seems that a significant amount of your government’s policy initiatives have been peppered with mistakes. The Building Education Revolution, The Pink Batts and the Malaysian Solution just to name three. We don’t want a PM that is getting on the job training. Either you are up for the job or you are not.
We are over the politics of Australia being hijacked by the Greens and their anti anything-Christian stance. We are also over having issues like gay marriage continually being in the media spot light. This letter is not about gay marriage, but you know Julia, there are bigger issues in the world right now than gay marriage and it seems that a disproportionate amount of your time and the parliament’s time is spent on this topic. What about the issues of homelessness, the binge drinking culture, global poverty, the ongoing issues within the Aboriginal community, the fact that one in 4 young Australian girls and one in seven Australian boys are sexually abused by the age of 15:- what if each one of these issues got the same airplay that gay marriage has had over the last 3 years. There is simply bigger and more important issues that need your attention as our Prime Minister.
We need you to understand that regardless of your belief system, there are alot of Christians in Australia and they are becoming increasingly concerned at the hostile environment toward Churches and Christian schools, example:- changes to Anti-Discrimination laws forcing Christian schools to employ non Christians: changes to OHS laws that make all volunteers have the same legal expectation as workers and therefore opening up not only churches and schools but all volunteer organisations, to law suits.
We need you to understand that Australian families are hurting economically right now. There is a two speed economy and the majority of Australians find themselves in the slower speed. Your push for the carbon tax and the already increasing prices of electricity are hurting us. You really do come across as not caring which for a Labor leader who is meant to champion the working class, it seems you have lost touch with your grass roots support base. You must understand that there is a limit that Australians can be taxed and there is a limit to Australians being able to absorb price increases before it significantly impacts standards of living.
The polls indicate that you are the most unpopular Prime Minister in the Nation’s history. Whatever you are doing is not working and so demands a rethink of your leadership strategy. Maybe your political marriage to Bob Brown requires a divorce and instead marry yourself to the Australian Public and start to govern in their interests instead of the interest of the Greens.
You can be assured of my prayers.
Proud Australian Voter
Potential Future President of the Nation
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