Jumping The Queue – a tragedy of one act

Act 1 Scene: A Border Protection court. In the dock, the Smith family (not their real name): Mr. Smith (624791), Mrs. Smith (624792), and 7 year-old Jane Smith (624793) (not their real numbers) Presiding, The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. Minister: You stand accused of four serious crimes. The first count is: That you […]

Token Bishop

New asylum camp “Safe for unaccompanied miners”

Minister Token Bishop, recently returned from a three-day fact finding trip, held a joint press conference with Shadow Minister Tanya Autocorrect yesterday. “I’m very pleased to announce that after exhaustive investigation, my staff and I have found somewhere on earth that is worse than  the camp on Nauru”, said the relieved-looking Minister. “We had initially […]