Now an education revolution is a fine thing for any government to undertake and it is an investment in the future, but if I hear about this Rudd Government priority one more time this week I will scream.
Children's education needs to include other things besides computers and the standard curriculum. Things like an understanding of ethical behaviour and the rights of others. Something they are not going to learn from examining Australian society at present.
For the last seven years Australian governments at both federal and state level have introduced a whole raft of legislation which attacks basic human rights and is often in prima facie breach of international law.
The Commonwealth Criminal Code now enshrines most of these abuses.
Since 2001 the Australian Government on a wink, wink, nudge, nudge, basis has condoned kidnapping, false imprisonment, torture and more.
The former Howard Government marched us all off to two wars which may yet lead to war crimes charges.
Less about computers and more about a review of all Commonwealth legislation to ensure it meets Australia's obligations under UN treaties and instruments, Prime Minister. We have been living in a rogue state for too long.
In The Age yesterday. A short summation of what the Rudd Government needs to urgently address: