Vietnam refugees mostly arrived here in the proper way. A few came by boat and those who did were legitimate, had ID and required only a minimum of processing. Most are now good citizens, others are in Cabramatta dealing heroin... as are some Aussies.
He can’t tell you how just yet, but the Opposition’s lengthy and earnest talks with Indonesian officials (the results of which have never been disclosed) will almost certainly have settled on an agreed solution of sorts.
To say she could possibly be denied her 25th straight win is heresy but I for one will be frightened to watch the best sprinter in the World race tomorrow.
I apologise in advance for the “f” word but there is no way to adequately describe the latest Gillard immigration “initiative” as anything other than one, huge, stupid fuckup!
It was 4pm on a Friday late last month. Alex (we will call him that) sat in his car at the gate of a property north of Yarra Glen on the outskirts of Melbourne
When did Fairfax lose its virginity to Labor? Some time back I guess and I didn’t realise it until I walked into the newsroom after Whitlam’s sacking and found everyone in tears chucking typewriters.
Since yesterday, the Fairfax online news has been leading with various headline versions of, "Experts Agree: Liberal NBN plan a 'lemon'".
There is no doubt the PM’s emulation of Whitlam’s long march to China will be a poll reviving success. The Coalition’s historic approach to communist China has always been by a slow boat.
When you think of something terrific to do when you’re pissed, don’t pretend it’s just as terrific when you’re sober.
Rolf Harris is a strange man who spent time at my home but it was inconceivable that he could ever be arrested and bailed on child sex matters. Rolf was firmly embedded in the category of cuddly koala bears and kangaroos but rumours of a nasty pastime had been festering for decades
In a regional centre in the Soviet Union in the 1950s a manufacturer of glass tumblers had a small problem. The glass tumblers were of excellent quality and the company had successfully traded for over a century.
President Xi Jinping was clearly overjoyed to be receiving foreign policy advice from Ms Gillard. He appeared really disappointed that our Ms Gillard could only afford a half hour with him but he lightened up when told that’s more than the average time Julia spends with blokes.
Don’t for a minute think that criminality in its worst forms is confined to Labor, but the Party of the workers sure leads the way and it’s usually at the expense of the very workers they presume to protect.