AN ELECTION AGENDA AS IT SHOULD BE: WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY

PATRICK McGORRY

PATRICK McGORRY

Former Australian of the Year

"Mental health, as usual, has five minutes of attention then it has another decade of neglect."

CAROL SCHWARTZ

Business leader

"Every woman I speak to complains about childcare. It is either a lack of availability or how expensive it is."

PAT DODSON

Former chair Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation

"We are still dealing with Aboriginal peoples as if they are Fourth World."

JAN OWEN

Foundation for Young

Australians

"A world class education. We are going to go absolutely nowhere without that."

GREG LINDSAY

Centre for Independent Studies

"The imperialism of the federal government - it's been going on too long."

SUSAN RYAN

Age Discrimination Commissioner

"People in their 70s are looking forward to another 20 years of life."

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