Tag Archives: Justin Trudeau

John Menadue. What has happened to the 11,990 Syrian refugees?

After telling us for months that Australia would not take additional Syrian refugees, Tony Abbott announced on September 9 last year that the government had ‘agreed to settle 12,000 Syrian refugees … one of the world’s largest (intakes) to date’. … Continue reading

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David Combe. Tony Abbott’s soul-mate has gone.

After the second longest campaign in Canadian history – 11 weeks – finally Federal Election Day for Canadians had arrived on Monday, October 19. When I was moving to Canada 30 years ago, Gough Whitlam said to me that “There … Continue reading

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