Tim Winton, politely but insistently, would like a recently imposed taboo to be lifted. This taboo is taking away people's opportunities and may crimp the "life and mind" of Australia, he argues. So what is it?
Comrades, Tim Winton wants this taboo lifted
Popular author Tim Winton reckons the shackles of social class are becoming heavier in Australia -- but that no one's allowed to talk about it. He broke this taboo in Melbourne on Monday in a speech to "comrades".