Social: disappointed in what we do to ourselves and our communities, such not recognising the National Disability Insurance Scheme as an investment, and treating structural education reform as a political football;
But I'm a silver lining kinda guy. If you too are disappointed read and bookmark this article which does a great summary of the year just had (better than my rant IMO), and use your bookmark to return to it next year.
The only way Australia can be better is if we (and I mean we) collaborate better, disagree openly, critically think, and negotiate. I'm sure we can, and will, because I am certain I am not alone in wanting a better future, one which is not simply a reflection of the past. To do this, we need to pick ourselves up after the break, rested certainly, but not forgetting what has happened.
For those who haven't played in strategic management a PESTEL is a technique to review an environment so you can see what Opportunities and Threats may be there, which feeds into an organisations SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats).
Both Labor and the Coalition are equally complicit.