Do we become more politically conservative as we get older? Tom Elliott

Do we become more politically conservative as we get older? Tom Elliott

'What does it mean to be conservative? Is it voting Liberal, is it thinking John Howard did a good job, or is it the day you stop changing your hairstyle and it just stays the way it is?'

As we age, do we seek the comfort of old (and sometimes outdated) ideas about the world … or do we grow freer to form ideas drawn from a life thoughtfully lived? In 20 entertaining minutes, 3AW broadcaster Tom Elliott – whose father John is a former Liberal Party president – explores how our worldview changes as we age and accumulate wealth and property.

Who?

Portrait of Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott is the host of 3AW's Drive program. He is also a director of Melbourne-based wealth management firm Beulah Capital. Tom writes a weekly opinion column for Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper and appears regularly on the Nine Network’s Today and ABC TV’s Agony Uncles series.