Society’s Dirty Dozen

Throughout Australia, many Ordinary Australians are suffering from the dysfunctional aspects of our so-called ‘First World’ economy and society.  The top social problems are what we call ‘Society’s Dirty Dozen‘ (listed below in no particular order):

  1. Depression and Suicide
  2. Unemployed Poverty
  3. Homelessness
  4. Under-education
  5. Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  6. Domestic Violence
  7. Child Abuse
  8. Poor Health and Disability
  9. Crime and Victims of Crime
  10. Trauma
  11. Indigenous Disadvantage
  12. Marriage Breakdown

Government responsibility is to its own people first at the fundamental life-sustaining level.  These human priorities at home must be perpetually at the top of any government budget goal and objectives.

Homeless Australian womanIt is wrong for any government to prioritise public finances and attention away from these home front issues to foreign interests and luxury extravagances.