It’s a fairly safe bet to state that the Coalition Government does not like Gillian Triggs. Not one little bit.
“Though the government will not always agree with the Commission’s recommendations, it welcomes a vigorous and diverse human rights debate in Australia, and the Commission plays a constructive role in that debate.”
That from John Quinn in late April.
“…when you reduce the position to basically that of a political advocate, I think it is very difficult to continue on.”
…coupled with a statement issued by both Dutton and Attorney-General George Brandis that called her “poorly informed and foolish,” stated that she “should know better,” and again claimed that she had “conspicuously refrained from criticising” the Labor Government‘s failed border protection policies, despite the fact – re-asserted now, forever, ad nauseam – that the Forgotten Children report issued its findings from a timeline that covered more of the Rudd/Gillard years than that of the Abbott Government.