Restive Nauruan Members of Parliament have secretly been given all expenses paid Australian holidays in order to allay their stated fears of coping with thousands of asylum seekers.
Alan Jones has had better days.
Jones’ comments in 2005 about Lebanese Muslims, just days before the Cronulla riots, were found to have incited racial hatred. The finding has been the subject of appeal.
“Only $24 million... quite a modest amount”, so sayeth the man who keeps his used chewing gum in his coat pocket, Bob Carr.
FOI material accessed by Pickering Post shows DFAT and its employees in the Italian Embassy were at best cognisant of, and at worst complicit in, the 2010 abduction of four Italian girls to Queensland, Australia. The mother of the four girls, Laura Garrett, is about to be charged with a criminal offence and is asking Australians for $10,000 to engage a "good Italian criminal Lawyer".
To the thousands who sent Xmas cards and gifts to Bob: Never, ever underestimate the good you have done.
She should not have lasted this long. Her stonewalling of a weak and crippled Press is overt and purposeful. A Press of old would never have tolerated this.