Former Australian of the Year
"Mental health, as usual, has five minutes of attention then it has another decade of neglect."
"Every woman I speak to complains about childcare. It is either a lack of availability or how expensive it is."
Former chair Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
"We are still dealing with Aboriginal peoples as if they are Fourth World."
Foundation for Young
"A world class education. We are going to go absolutely nowhere without that."
Centre for Independent Studies
"The imperialism of the federal government - it's been going on too long."
Age Discrimination Commissioner
"People in their 70s are looking forward to another 20 years of life."