We may be known as the lucky country, but many in Australia who are battling the loss of employment due to technological advancement no longer feel that way. But Australians can still be lucky, we just have to work harder to make our own luck.
The erosion of trust starts with poor human behaviour, but it’s amplified by misuse and misunderstanding of technology.
Australia is suffering a trust deficit thanks to failures, across the board, of its institutions.
One by one, we’ve seen the shine chipped off governments, businesses, the media, trade unions, churches, schools, universities and hospitals. Even sport, our beloved national retreat from reality, has lost its allure.