Letter to the Editor - Liberal liquidators
It seems to me that the Liberal Party are liquidators. The Labor Party had to sell the assets because they bankrupted our country; the Liberal Party seem to do it because they enjoy it. The Australian flag will soon fly over a country owned and increasingly occupied by foreigners.
State Member for Mount Isa, Robert Katter has a great quote, ‘if you corporatise or privatise an asset, then you provide to that corporation the right for them to charge you whichever level the private corporation feels like for eternity’.
The Queensland Government have announced that our electricity industry and power assets are on the chopping block. The former Labor Queensland State Government sold off Queensland Rail, with today’s announcement that 80 railway jobs will be gone in our regional towns. The Federal Government is currently selling off our private health insurance people-owned provider, Medibank.
At the present moment, State and Federal Governments are also discussing the privatisation of schools, hospitals and prisons. Could you imagine a Coles and Woolworths situation in hospitals? An Australian person that can pay the most money for a life-saving treatment will simply jump the queue. Those who cannot afford too, well too bad so sad.
The State and Federal Governments seem to forget that they do not own these assets – the people of Queensland do.
To sell these essential services is nothing but theft from the people of Australia by the Crown.
Every Australian should fight as these assets belong to the people, they were built by the people and paid by the people, not the crown.
Hon Bob Katter MP
Federal Member for Kennedy