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11th April 2006 Email to my local Member of Parliament Neil Roberts (Member for Nudgee) – regarding the 10 April 2006 letter which I posted to the Premier in reply to the Premier’s letter dated 5 April 2006. I included copies of both these letters for Neil’s reference, and I express my concern that “ If the Labor Party doesn't care enough about youth to enact something as basic as an equal age of consent, then how can they be trusted to care about anything else in our community?”
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From: John Frame
Subject: letter to Premier Beattie re Youth Advocacy Centre
On Friday I
received a letter dated
The Youth Advocacy Centre www.yac.net.au displays accurate information because I personally chased them up on this matter in 2000. They are not, however, a representative body for the Queensland Government.
As my local Member of Parliament I have attached, for your reference, a Word file copy of the letter which I sent to the Premier today by registered mail.
I welcome the day when I can again say that I have respect for Premier Beattie and his Cabinet, but after six years of facing constant and deliberate stonewalling and evasion from the Premier, and from his Ministers, I sadly do not expect that day to be soon.
I do hold on to some slim hope, but I need a valid reason to want to vote Labor at the next state election. If the Labor Party doesn't care enough about youth to enact something as basic as an equal age of consent, then how can they be trusted to care about anything else in our community?
to prove that it has a sense of ethical morality, because that's a quality with
which voters in all regions of
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