I’m lucky to possess a passport that allows me to freely travel wherever I like. We, including our government, tend to take this for granted.
It has been argued that people are more upset about separating illegal immigrant parents and children than they are about children being ripped from parents and placed into foster care. This foster caregiver weighs in.
It seems that the issue with ‘boat people’ is a contemporary one, however, the way we treated the Maltese in 1916 proves that to be a fallacy.
As we shuffle closer to Brexit, the incompetence builds. On the back of developing a crucial citizenship app that half the population can’t use, I suspect it might be deliberate.
The ongoing crisis at Manus is not just an issue that needs solving, it is also a slash across the face of the Australia we grew up idolising.