Does he advocate on behalf of all Victorians or just the ones who pay him franchise royalties (or can’t because of the restrictions as the case may be)? There are some valid points, but they also apply to more people and businesses than just his franchisees and contractors. Criticising governments, especially in a democracy, is so easy. They’re either not doing enough or they’re doing too much or they’ve done it wrong and very rarely they’ve done it right. Unfortunately, democracy isn’t the same for everyone especially when not everyone gets a voice or the attention of the media like this.
Jim’s Mowing founder Jim Penman has penned an emotional open letter to Premier Daniel Andrews, saying he’s “shocked and appalled” his path out of lockdown offers “no relief” for struggling Victorians.