The Australian Labor Party today said that the very first bill it will introduce in Parliament, should it win office this weekend, is that of same-sex marriage.
This post is not entirely about Marriage Equality…..I am just disappointed that the ALP see this as the biggest priority in our nation right now.
So the 1 in 3 girls under 18 being sexually molested….Nope.
The one in 6 boys who are sexually molested by age 18……Nope.
One of the highest suicide rates in the OECD……Nope.
So the 70 women killed each year in Domestic Violence cases….Nope.
The Asian women being trafficked through the Newcastle Port in order to populate Australian Brothels….Nope.
The 350 phone calls the Queensland Police receive EVERY DAY from desperate woman who are feeling threatened by their partners….Nope.
The threat of a lone wolf terrorist attack on Aussie Soil….Nope.
The failure of the police hierarchy and lines of command and resources during the Lindt Cafe Siege….Nope.
Global Economic uncertainty and clearly the failure of Monetary policy to stimulate the economy and then adding into the mix the Mining Boom moving on….Nope.
The death of thousands drowning in the Mediterranean…Nope.
The reduction of Australia’s Foreign Aid Budget…..Nope.
Indigenous incarceration rates……Nope.
Helping reduce Austrlalia’s abortion rate through supportive services for pregnant women…..Nope.
Putting more money into Mental Health Support Services in rural Australia…..Nope
Helping Older Aussies to have a better Standard of Living….. Nope.
The increasing suicide rate of Aussie farmers due to drought and CSG issues…..Nope.
Thank you Bill. Let’s see what Australian’s think on Saturday.
Anyway, That’s what I think.
Ps Peter Pilt