The fact is Qatar, Etihad, Emirates, Singapore, Garuda, all of the three Chinese airlines, Air New Zealand - the fact is that international aviation relies very much upon agreements between nation-states, and it is not an area in which you have free market operations.
Despite the enormous role that local government plays in our daily lives, the constitution makes not one mention of it.
Short-term thinking is the greatest enemy of good government.
Whether politicians are dealing with complex policy problems or trying to communicate with the electorate, it makes sense to establish a clear, long term narrative underpinned by forward-looking policies to deliver on its vision.
Labor believes in sustainability. We believe in acting on climate change, not just talking about it.