Volunteer flies to capital
CANBERRA is hot on the agenda for student and active volunteer Nathan Williams.
But he may see more than he bargains for when he flies to Canberra on Monday to attend a three-day assessment, after being short-listed for an Australian Public Service Commission cadetship.
Mr Williams has high hopes for seeing the current hung Parliament predicament resolved and a government formed during his stay.
“When I saw the hung Parliament announced, I thought ‘oh no', but it may well turn out to be an exciting opportunity to be in Canberra when Julia or Tony form the newly elected government,” he said.
“I am staying not far from Parliament House so hopefully we'll see or hear something unfold.”
The first year Bachelor of Education student hopes to be accepted by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) next week.
“It is certainly an honour; I appreciate being short-listed and will enjoy the time on London Circuit. With everything else going on, there will probably be a frenzy in Canberra on Monday,” he said.