The First Step Feb. 2011 - Page 20

Comments like Palm Island being a place housing lazy and ‘dysfunctional’ people who ‘should get off their bums’ and ‘perform’ by the then Premier Peter Beattie are not needed. A proactive strategy needs to be put into place for the Island to have a prospering future. We have a duty to right the wrongs of the past, to make all of our country reach equal standards of living. You can forgive, but you can never forget. By: Maddy Cassidy