As a youth of a mere 19 years, I have come to an understanding that perhaps my thoughts and ideas towards how this country should be run, may not hold as much credibility or power as those of the broader population of tax payers.
Yes, I may not have a mortgage or a full time job and I may still be trying to find my place in this world, but the fact is I do have a voice and like all youth of voting age, my voice does count. There are around 40,000 new voters out there, all with the ability to put pen to ballot paper. Whether they will or not is a different matter. I mean why should we care who or who doesn’t secure a seat in the senate? What do we care about what Nationals or Liberals or what any other party stands for? What’s in it for us? Not much apparently. Continue reading