New Book Offers Practical Answers to Australia's Issues
A philosophical opinion piece, the book aims to provoke discussion and action. It tackles issues, including: a respectful republic, a new flag, a sensitive, inclusive constitution, and a renewed political system; the taxation dilemma and universal fair retirement and health care; the energy, water and climate change challenges; and making a proud place for the First Nations people. Moreover, the book advocates an "Australia coming of age" on the world stage, where Australia is first in the eyes of all. Ultimately, it encourages a universal outside-the-box thinking by touching on other emerging issues that will be fundamental to shaping a new constitution for Australia.
"Australia is 'of age.' The status quo is no longer preferred by most, and the country deserves better. The solutions and suggestions in this work are possible, practical, plausible and if adopted would mark the beginning of a new era of growth and national pride for Australia," Barbara says.
"Outside the Box" is a groundbreaking work that is intentionally brief. It is designed to stimulate thought, discussion and reform.
"Outside the Box: A Wind of Change"
By Pietro Barbara
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781543408164
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 114 pages | ISBN 9781543408157
E-Book | 114 pages | ISBN 9781543408140
Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and http://www.outsidetheboxthinking.com.au
About the Author
Pietro Barbara is 63 years old, has been married twice, has four kids and is currently engaged. He is an Australian of Maltese descent, and is widely travelled. His work history is diverse, including careers in hospital paramedics, offshore oil and gas engineering, industrial and medical radiation work, mechanical/hydraulics/remote operating vehicle piloting, hospitality, small business ownership, wholesale distributing, importing and sales, plastics manufacturing, and more. He has several tertiary qualifications, including a diploma in applied science, a postgraduate diploma in aquiculture, a 3.4U CSWIP Underwater Inspection Controller certificate, a NEBOSH International General Certificate in health safety and environment, front-line management, financial accounting, small business management, plastic fabricating and more. "Outside the Box: A Wind of Change" is his first book. Readers can follow Barbara at http://www.outsidetheboxthinking.com.au.
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