Opinion

Zoë Wundenberg | Is answering the question too much to ask?

Zoë Wundenberg
April 11 2023 - 5:30am
Question-dodging seems to be something of a political sport in Canberra for the likes of Amanda Rishworth. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
Question-dodging seems to be something of a political sport in Canberra for the likes of Amanda Rishworth. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

I have a question. It's a question I've been pondering for years, but it reared its head in my consciousness again last week after watching Jeremy Poxon ask Minister for Social Services, Amanda Rishworth, on the ABC's Q&A what I thought was a fairly reasonable (and not unexpected) question: "When will you get real with the millions of Australians struggling on income support? Will this government commit to a real increase to the rate in the upcoming budget?"

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Zoë Wundenberg

Zoë Wundenberg is a careers consultant and un/employment advocate at impressability.com.au, and a regular columnist for ACM.

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