- Jun 21, 2005
- Alberta, Canada
- The Jeep of Theseus, Angry Wagon
*Insert humourous joke about old men and beavers here*
According to our prime minister
"Rather than pretending that we the politicians of Australia have all the answers, and the truth is, we don't, we are turning now to you, the people of Australia"
"Actors Cate Blanchett and Hugh Jackman, indigenous leaders Pat Dodson and Noel Pearson, economist Ross Garnaut, former defence chief Peter Cosgrove and marathon runner Robert de Castella"
yep real representitive of australia, two actors who don't even live here
(i'm of the belief that the whole summit was a joke anyway, basically they got everyone who already agreed with them to come to a meeting)
i was happy to see Father Chris Riley from Youth off the Streets there. but i'm much the same in opinion of the whole thing, meh. they're writing ideas on butchers paper, reminds me of high school brainstorming.
best highlight was Morris Iemma winning "best tie award" as Bob Carr put it while shaking his hand. i loled.
Flashbacks - Rage (Aussie music video show, been around since, dunno, the invention of the TV I guess) is seemingly playing all the music I used to go clubbing (and dancing very badly) to... and that makes me realise it was fourteen years ago...