Did the National Reform Summit address the core problem facing Australia? The recent Summit in Sydney attracted a galaxy of corporate and political power players. It had a clear message: reform is now urgent. We also agree Australia urgently needs reform to kickstart growth and create a base for sustainable maintenance of our standard of living. But we pose the question: shouldn’t we actually being looking to reform a constitution and governing structure that was set up 115 years ago? Does anyone truly believe that our founding fathers envisaged the world and the Australia that exists today? We think, for a start, that Australia’s governance is excessive at its three levels - local, state and Federal. Australia currently presents as a motor car that operates with square wheels. It is not broken, it does operate, but it could be so much better and smoother. Read more: (VIEW LINK)