Despite hopping from one kind of racism to the next as each stopped being fashionable over the last 20 years, Pauline Hanson has always found some terrible excuse to justify whatever brand of racism it is she’s currently touting.
“As someone who, at 8 or 9, had recently come to the country, it really adds an air that you don’t feel very welcome. I remember very clearly people asking me at school ‘Do you know you may be kicked out of the country soon?’“I don’t want people in the Muslim community, especially young people, to feel like they are not welcome here. That they are less Australian just because of their faith, their birth.”
“He came to Australia, he brought our family over in the hopes of building a better life, of being included in society and contributing to society.“So I feel like my message is to continue that belief that we can all contribute and build Australia as a positive, inclusive, diverse society.”