out to sea and 4,600 lives we jeopardised.
But what’smore quizzical is thementality there is anovercrowding
or ‘influx’ of asylum seekers in our country, if statistically ‘if all the
750,000 refugees Australia has accepted since 1945 were still alive
today, they would only represent a total of 3% of the current
So I urge us all to consider what kind of nation are we?
Actions speak louder than words. We must remember what goes
around comes around.
This could be anyone of us, we don’t know what the future holds
and we don’t know when our nation will be in a time of crisis. Maybe
we will, one day, need to seek asylum away fromAustralia, and maybe
one day the world will remember what we did to the asylum seekers
It’s no longer Labour vs. Liberal, it is Australia vs. the world. Let’s
not ruin our international reputation and severe our ties, we need to
stick by our Australia values, we need to show some compassion.
We are among the privileged few who have had the relative
freedom and wealth to actually make a difference, they are looking at
us, for our help…
…so what kind of nation are we?