Unfortunately, like a lot of politicions, Australians in general, a lot of the media and a lot of bloggers here, concern, outdated ideas, returning to the "Good Ol Days", burying our heads in the sand etc will do no good.
We need forward thinkers, not 5 years ahead, not 10 or 20. We need people who think 50 - 100 years ahead.
We need "Snowy Mountain Scheme", across Australia freeways, railways thinkers. We need renewable, sustainable, conservational, save our asses before it's too late thinkers.
We need bold brazen people who will stand up for air, water, vegetation, wildlife for without them this is just a big cold lump of iron.
We need people that are not only willing, but able to think and move ... "Outside the Square"; innovative, daring, driven, passionate people with forethought and initiative.
Now I ask you honestly, is that Abbott and his crew, I think not....