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.
Recently, Peter Dutton appeared in an ad for a Brisbane car dealership. After Twitter called out the owner for exhibiting white supremacist tendencies, I fear we find ourselves in a familiar situation.
Ahead of today’s decision regarding the future of the Tamil family, those responsible are noticeably absent from the spotlight.
While it seems Peter Dutton’s AFP will no longer actively pursue journalists who expose government secrets, the hunt for those who leak the information will continue.
With Peter Dutton cranking up the paranoia about the medevac law, it behoves us to not be lost in his awful, if predictable rhetoric.