No longer Green

Rossco Phillips, Wanganui Gorge

Two news items recently grabbed my attention.

The first was our fearless leader, ScoMo, pronouncing ‘he’s heard us loud and clear’ that there are too many people. Finally, a politician in power, spruiking something other than ‘Jobs & Growth’.

He continued on, how schools, hospitals and roads are all overloaded. I do not know one person who wants ‘Big Australia’.

But then Adam Bandt, Melbourne Greens, trumpets that rather than cut immigration, ScoMo should build more roads, schools and hospitals. OMG! No wonder people like me are leaving the Greens!

The next news item was regarding Victorian Forests’ illegal logging and decimation of certain state forests. This sensitive and valuable habitat supports the critically endangered Leadbeatters Possum: the state emblem of Victoria, Adam Bandt’s home state.

What’s Mr Bandt to say on the subject? Zip, zilch, nada.

I can no longer support the Greens. I’ve joined Sustainable Australia, whose motto is ‘Better, Not Bigger’ and has called for a reduction in immigration. Calling for a cut in immigration does not make me a racist. They are two separate subjects!

You can expect many more ‘West Byrons’ as the hordes continue to vacate the over-populated cities. Australia’s population rose by 50 per cent since 2000! Are you okay with that? 

2 responses to “No longer Green”

  1. Firefox says:

    Good. Xenophobia is not what the Greens support, so you’re probably best to vote for someone else. Immigration isn’t the problem at all. We’d still have all the issues with the environment, roads, healthcare, schools, etc… if we completely stopped immigration tomorrow. The problem is the people who are already here who aren’t doing enough in these areas. Immigrants are good for the country and help us grow in every way. I’m proud of the Greens’ stance on this and will continue to strongly support them.

  2. Peter Hatfield says:

    Australia’s population in 2000 was 19 million; in 2018 it is just under 25 million. That may be too many but it is not a 50% increase.

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