Greens court wrinklies

johnboy 9 November 2010 8

Some would say older canberran’s already have a wildly disproportionate influence in the running of the city.

But the Greens’ Amanda Bresnan is calling for them to have their own Assembly.

“An ACT Older People’s Assembly would produce important recommendations to inform ACT Government policy. While certain areas of ageing policy rest with the Federal Government, many areas of ACT Government policy still impact on older people in some way”.

A a demographic it’s a brave new world for the Greens.

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8 Responses to Greens court wrinklies
Felix Felix 5:07 pm 07 Dec 10

Pork Hunt, if you live to be 100, I doubt you’ll ever manage to get as grumpy as some of these grumpy young folk!

Pork Hunt Pork Hunt 5:52 pm 09 Nov 10

And one for grumpy old farts like me…

Jim Jones Jim Jones 1:07 pm 09 Nov 10

Elderly Green = Soilent Green

Pommy bastard Pommy bastard 12:50 pm 09 Nov 10

Oh, and one for young people.
And one for women
And one for lesbians.
And one for the disabled.
And one for Indigenous Austrlaians.
And one for Asian Canberrans
And one for …….

housebound housebound 12:02 pm 09 Nov 10

Doomed to failure. Trendy tree-hugging oldies aren’t ready to admit they’re old …

GardeningGirl GardeningGirl 11:13 am 09 Nov 10

My initial reaction? Another layer of taxpayer funded governmental busywork to make a sector of the community feel like they’re being listened to.

amarooresident3 amarooresident3 11:06 am 09 Nov 10

They can sit around and shout “Get orf my lawn!” and talk about when things were better in their day.

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