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July 6, 2022 - 06:55 -- Admin

The Albanese Government is continuing the Coalition's habit of using condescending language to discuss Pacific Island relations, writes Dr Binoy Kampmark.

WHEN WILL THIS nonsense on the familial connection between Australia and the Pacific end? In 2018, Australia’s then Pentecostal Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, drew upon a term that his predecessors had not. On 8 November that year, he announced that Australia’s engagement with the region would be taken to another level, launching a “new chapter in relations with our Pacific family”.

 

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