We’ve all done it. You cycle through phone after phone on one of those 24 month plans, and then when the time is up you start up your new phone, put the old phone in a drawer and think “I’ll definitely transfer all the data from that, do a factory reset, and dispose of it correctly.”
But then it sits there.
And sits there.
And you forget about it. Probably forever.
(Or, at least, I hope we’ve all done this, because otherwise my hoarding is worse than I thought!)
So, I was listening to ABC AM radio Friday morning and they were interviewing Richard Di Natale. I was quite surprised to hear him singing the praises of dairy farmers, basically putting his full support behind them. I found the transcript online, and here’s the quote:
“On the dairy industry, for example, we’ve got a range of policies that would look after farmers rather than at the moment you’ve got the old parties and the National party who I keep hearing from people right around the country, are just deserting farmers and not representing their interests.
They’re more interested in supporting the fossil fuel industry, the mining industry. You’ve got that revolving door between the National party politicians and the coal seam gas industry.
People are fed up with it. They want a group who is going to represent their interests and they’re seeing that in the Greens.”
Basically, he’s looking for the dairy farmer’s vote in this election.