I've noticed a pollie in Sydney lately, who actually thinks like a normal Sydney person. Gay Independent Alex Greenwich, has taken up some really excellent causes; the non-discrimination in private schools just one. Being gay he's representative of the gay community, and has been playing a big role in the aftermath of the police brutality at Mardi Gras earlier this year.
Anyway David and I were walking along Oxford St a couple of days ago and I recognised him from his online pictures next to us. Called out "Alex" and we chatted a short time and shook hands. With Australia's political system seemingly straight jacketed by last centuries politicians, this bloke is a breath of political fresh air.
Here is his review of 2013: