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Sunday, 6 June 2010

Mad as Hell media

I have written before about our Australians Mad as Hell campaign for the introduction of a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

We're starting to get some positive responses - so far we have collected nearly 15,000 pledges from people who will only vote for a politician who supports an NDIS.

The newspapers have taken up the story of these "Mothers from Hell" with their kitchen table revolution. And so has television.

And if you follow the links below, you can see that we've started to attract some media attention.

First there was this one, on daytime TV on one of our commercial channels (Channel ():


And then this one (it' so long we've had to cut it in half to post on YouTube) on the national broadcaster (ABC):





3 comments:

Susan, Mum to Molly said...

National one also available here in full (but perhaps not forever):

http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2010/06/05/2919235.htm

Superb effort Heike, BooBoo, Fiona and Sue!

Were both pieces filmed at your place?

Heike said...

Kerri-Anne was filmed at our house, Stateline wasn't.

what_the_heck_of_that? said...

Really great work Heike. The Stateline piece was great - Boo Boo is so very appealing!

Go the kitchen table revolution I say!

Cheers
Liz