As far as domestic policy goes the United States is usually some three to five years ahead of Australia, but we are fast catching them.
Every Aussie should be watching this 12 minute video and wonder how long before we too are in the same sinking boat as the yanks.
As the creator of this piece, of the
YouTube handle, StormCloudsGathering
says, "If this doesn’t wake you up,
I don’t know what will."
Video (about 12 mins):