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Benellong and Asylum Seekers

By all accounts Bennelong was a decent sort of person.  He became a link between black and white Australia in the early days of settlement.  A recently discovered secret journal sheds new light on his early days and some issues he had with the first fleet under Governor Phillip. It seems in those days the […]

Stop the Boats – Fictional Interview

Since Leigh Sales will not ask the questions below, I have to imagine what would happen if Scott Morrison were interviewed about stopping the boats. Interviewer: With your plan to stop the boats, what percentage would you expect to stop? Scott Morrison:  I can’t tell you for operational reasons. Interviewer:  So it is a secret? […]