National Party Arts Spokesperson Chris Finlayson to Josie McNaught on Frontseat, early 2007:
JM: So where are your ideas Mr Finlayson, because National's current arts policy is a quick read. It's not a lot.
CF: I think it's fair to say the 2005 policy for the National Party was good in so far as it conveyed a message that we weren't going to be slashers and burners. But ah, you're right, it was…
JM: Short on specifics – one page.
CF: …Short on specifics. I think my best advice to you is put that away and look towards 2008 and you'll see ah, a substantial document.
National Party Arts Policy 2008: 1 page.
(And don't let the bit on the website that says Policy Summary fool you - this is it. I checked.)