And stop the planes too. Out refugee intake should be an orderly process, not who can get here gets accepted. The Christmas Island disaster where many 'refugees' heading for Australian waters were killed was horrible to hear about.
But our heartless Liberal Party Opposition is stacking on a turn because our government is paying for survivors to attend funerals in Sydney. Ok, the government might not, and I say that without any real knowledge, pay for you to fly to Perth to attend a relatives funeral, but I expect the money would be found by a private charity, if not the government, if you were really so broke. Regardless, the government has done the right thing by facilitating people to attend funerals. The Opposition is so hard core right wing now, it is intolerable.
Add this to this the Liberal Party not wanting to levy quite well off Australians to rebuild Queensland infrastructure after the state suffered floods and cyclones, how heartless do they come across as?
Here in Victoria the previous Labor government modified anti discrimination legislation to include religious bodies not being able to discriminate on the grounds of sexuality, marital status, race, religion etc. Now the present state Liberal government is changing the legislation because they think it is ok for religious bodies to discriminate. These religious bodies are recipients of huge amounts of taxpayer money and pay very little tax, if at all.
Let me just suggest this to those in our largest state of New South Wales who are soon to vote on a new state government. Your government may well be crap, but be very careful what you wish for.