A young lady I know just showed me an internet post which said: I voted Liberal because I could not afford a design degree. Well might you ask, what is this all about. It’s about preferential treatment and the contrast for poor uni students.
It appears Tony’s daughter got a $60,000 scholarship largely because of who her family was connected to. No doubt she was a worthy recipient but what competition for that one occurred? Rumour has it that it was she was the first Whitehouse scholarship awarded. Mmmmmm.
Had I known of this opportunity I would have let a boat load of girls I know to apply. What chances of competing with Mr Abbott’s daughter once the people giving out the scholarships knew she was Tony’s daughter?
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It is all too easy to screw the cash strapped uni student to the wall when you can get a friend to fund your kid’s degree.
Wish I’d thought of this when I was an MLA.