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What does the PM think about television's prime-time bullies?

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31.01.2019

For the next few months, Queensland will play host to a couple of blokes who are desperate for your vote.

That’s because this state bats above the average when it comes to federal elections, and history proves that point. We’re like a bellwether state predictor, or in Bill Shorten speak, “where goes Queensland, goes the nation’’.

One wonders what the Prime Minister thought of this bloke being pressured into revealing his virginity at 7.30pm.Credit:Nine

That’s why the Opposition Leader and prime ministerial hopeful has spent the school holidays here, and why Prime Minister Scott Morrison is here now, showering us with the gifts of jobs and roads and everything else we’ve been lusting after.

But with school resuming this week, I wonder if there are a few simple promises they both could make that could chart a real difference to the lives of so many families, with school-aged children.

Last year, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk set up an anti-bullying task force, which I had the privilege to lead. Hundreds of submissions flowed in from mums and dads, along with teenagers and school teachers and police officers and........

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