[LINK] Canberra launches class action

Deus Ex Machina vicc at cia.com.au
Fri Oct 6 13:13:26 AEST 2006

Howard Lowndes [lannet at lannet.com.au] wrote:
> I believe there is value in what the federal government is trying to 
> achieve here and my personal view is that the standards of literacy, 
> numeracy and articulation have fallen over the past 20-30 years, along 
> with the standards of grammar.
> Having said that, there are a few highly educated current and former 
> Linkers who I feel could and should lift their game. :)
> Mind you, education is only one area where Australia needs country wide 
> standards - the driving rules are another example where state 
> differences are nothing short of dangerous.  When you live on a state 
> border they become more obvious.
> ...but don't get me started on cross border anomalies and the Australian 
> states...

with a bit of luck they will leave the state rubish out of a new consitution.


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