We chat about the conspiracy theory running rampant on Victorian Telegram channels, then discuss the situation of the Biloela family, and how we got here.
- On the 9th of March Victorian Premier Dan Andrews fell down the stairs.
- Soon afterwards, conspiracy theories started spreading.
- Dan Andrew’s wife Catherine posted a slightly odd photo of him getting a haircut.
- Shadow Treasurer Louise Staley has spent too long indoors, and is now pushing the conspiracies too.
- Victoria Ambulance released a statement verifying the official story.
- In good news, Dan Andrews has released a proof-of-line video.
Every elected representative in Australia is a literal demon from hell
- Nades and Priya are Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka, fleeing the danger of of the civil war and persecution.
- They built a family and a better life in the town of Biloela, before being stolen away in a dawn raid.
- Now their daughter Tharnicaa, is deathly ill with pneumonia and sepsis.
- There are almost 1500 people being kept in detention in Australia.
- Kristina Keneally has been using the Biloela family as a political prop, despite never voting to improve their material situation.
- A handful of LNP ministers have called for the family to be brought home.
- Assistant Minister for Women Senator Amanda Stoker says the care on Christmas Island is “good enough”.
- The Minister for Immigration has “god powers” to give or deny visas. Peter Dutton used this power 4129 times as Immigration Minister.
- Indian Australians are still struggling to return to Australia. Australian citizens have died of COVID, trapped overseas.
- Shoutout to the Labor party being in policy lockstep with the Liberals and voting to allow indefinite detention for refugees.
- Scott Morrison refuses to say when Australians will be allowed to travel again.
- Behrouz Boochani on the suffering of the Biloela family and asylum seekers.
- Call your local MP, and tell them that the will burn forever in the fires of hell if they don’t take drastic action to improve the lives of the people suffering in Australia’s refugee system.