4CA 846 AM – Cairns Radio | 20 August 2013

Miriam Lyons on The Drum 15 Aug 2013Miriam Lyons talks plain sense.

Executive director Miriam Lyons was interviewed by Laurie Atlas on The Daily AgendaMiriam introduces Laurie to the Centre for Policy Development’s values and goals. They discuss Tony Abbott’s paid parental leave, budget deficit, the job market and the need for a hard look at future policy for Australia.

“Often they get people on those sorts of shows whether they be The Drum or Lateline…especially on Sky where they have so much time to fill, and they’re always so very bi-partisan and they’re either left or they’re right on every single issue and they very rarely get someone who just talks plain sense, so congratulations on that”

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