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It’s Election Christmas!!!! Enjoy it while you can…

Election Christmas comes but once every three years. And this year, thanks to some naughty little Senate Elves who wouldn’t do what Santa Turnbull wanted, Election Christmas has come early!!


For a brief – but extremely long – two month period, the fine Citizens of Australia no longer have to worry about the age of entitlement being over, or pulling in our belts so that we can live within our means….Because suddenly, there’s plenty of money to go around…

It’s boat building jobs for you!!!

Free dentist visits for you!!!

And if you live in a marginal seat, you might just get a whole new hospital wing or some new roads…But only if you vote the way Santa Turnbull wants you to of course. If you don’t, you’ll go onto the naughty list, have all your gifts taken away and be shut out in the cold with those naughty Senate Elves. (Just ask Santa’s Helper – Sophie Mirabella.)

To kick off the Election Christmas season, Santa Turnbull has created an Election Christmas Advent Calendar:


Enjoy these gifts while you can. Don’t open them all at once. Because once Election Christmas is over, Santa Turnbull may ask for some of the presents back, or send you a bill for them – with interest.

This article was first published on ProgressiveConversation.



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  1. Garth

    Thanks Kate 🙂 Great post. How anyone could be taken in by this blatant vote buying is beyond me, but of course we know it works. How could anyone believe ANY commitment would be honoured?!

  2. Kate M

    I know Garth. But I actually suspect they do have a calendar of things to announce. It’s just all so contrived. Nothing for six months, then suddenly lots of little stocking fillers being thrown our way. I dread to think what will be in the budget. And the sad thing is that this probably just hides whatever their real agenda is.

    Oh well. I had fun doing the calendar anyway 🙂

  3. Drew

    And your mates, make promises and fulfill them all, mmmmmm

  4. Noddy

    What would election Christmas be without the Liberal fanboy Grinches nasty little comments

  5. June M Bullivant OAM

    How about we send Santa Turnbull a big message, why don’t we start a movement to get rid of State Government, I am sure that all the people upset about not be represented and having to fight for basic needs would sign, get every group who is fighting a cause to sign.

  6. Florence nee Fedup

    June, if any government needs to go or have it powers pulled back to where it was at Federation is the Federal government. State governments provide all our day to day services and infrastructure.

  7. z

    wandering that policy U turn for how long? Enjoy these gifts while you can. rush to book a appointment with dentist? wait in the Queue util Election Christmas is over, Santa Turnbull may ask for some of the presents back, or send you a bill for them – with interest. HaHaHa, poor voters!

  8. z

    the cut public sector spending is the DNA which never change

  9. Kronomex

    “Deck the halls with lots of promises…”
    “While politicians wash their promises, all seated around the trough…”
    “Have yourself a merry little pork barrelling…”
    “Away from an ICAC the LNP does hide…”

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