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‘You can’t get more Aussie than this!’ says man wearing flag made in Guangdong Province
"Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!"
“Australia Day: No-one can stop me celebrating the anniversary of Captain Cook’s 334 not out against the advancing Japanese troops at Gallipoli”
Gallipoli is one of the toughest grounds to play in the world. They don’t call it ‘The Kokoda Track’ for nothing
PM convinced people around him chanting “siuuu” not “boo”
“I’ve always thought of myself as the Cristiano Ronaldo of politicians"
Morrison confirms he couldn’t even be fucked pinching RATs someone else had ordered
“Sounds like hard work to me mate”
Morrison rejects criticism: “Don’t blame me, I didn’t do anything!”
“As the saying goes, failure to plan is someone else's fault, probably Labor’s"
“Toddlers should be allowed to drive forklifts”, says toddler in charge of country
"If a child can operate a country, they should be allowed to operate heavy machinery"
Australian Government to cancel Nadal’s visa to keep focus off RATs shortage
"We'll deport Ash Barty if that's what it takes"
Government deports itself for stoking anti-vax sentiment
"The Government is a risk to civil order and public health"
Last-minute reprieve allows Pastor Djokovic to attend two-week ‘Aust Open Church Youth Camp’
“It’s a youth camp. It’s definitely not an international tennis tournament”.
Morrison confirms order of 10 million RATs, encourages other Australian families to do the same
"This should give Australians reassurance that I have what I need"
Government waiting for Rapid Anti-Djokovic Polling before fucking up next move
"We need to stumble into the next crisis with certainty"
NSW introduces more efficient ‘Tell us if you don’t have COVID’ reporting app
"We're expecting literally dozens of people to tell us they're negative"
Governor General contracts COVID-19 despite self isolating for the past 2.5 years
"COVID has managed to find the Governor General when none of the rest of us could"
Morrison says Government is ‘prepared and ready’ for new Delta strain of COVID-19
“Our message to Australians is – ‘We’re ready’”
Morrison to close all public hospitals to avoid undercutting private enterprise
"Private hospitals need confidence they won't be undercut"


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