Tag Archives: Australia

Current Affairs Wrap: Venezuela’s pseudo coup, AusPol’s latest week from hell, the MP who congratulated himself

Well, it’s been a particularly incompetent week, punctuated by Venezuela’s problematic coup and our lesser-known politicians being absolutely deplorable. But at least one elderly couple found $10m worth of methamphetamine on their doorstep. That’s good, right?


Current Affairs Wrap: Malaysia sees change, Australia’s worst shooting since Port Arthur, the continent that doesn’t exist

Well, what a week that was. There was diplomatic change in Malaysia, the revisitation of gun violence, and one continent ceased to exist.

Australia’s refugee crisis and the woman in the red bikini who jumped the queue

In the late 1970s, Australia was dithering on whether to allow those escaping Vietnam and Cambodia to resettle here. However, while this was happening, one woman in a bikini managed to jump the queue.