“So if you’ve got good ideas, why not talk about them? I think voters are looking for more authenticity, more sincerity. I think they’re disillusioned with politics in Australia. I want to help combat the cynicism that Australians can’t control their politics or have a say over the future of the country… Put your ideas out on the table.” Bill Shorten speaks to Karen Middleton in The Saturday Paper. From the same publication, Jim Middleton argues that Malcolm Turnbull has shown a lack of commitment to democracy, in spite of his attempts to push senate reform through.