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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 23 Nov 2013, 15:54

Immigration offices in a number of provinces have taken different measures in dealing with boat people heading to Australia through Indonesian waters, following the escalating political tension between Indonesia and Australia.

In North Sumatra, the head of immigration at the Law and Human Rights Agency, Rustanov, said that no special surveillance of boat people heading to Australia would be conducted.

“We have no business with Australia. Let boat people head there. No surveillance is needed,” Rustanov told The Jakarta Post in Medan, North Sumatra, on Friday.

Rustanov said that countless boat people had used Indonesia as a transit point to go to Australia. In cooperation with the police, he added, his office had in the past frequently arrested them.

“Now there is no need to waste energy arresting them,” said Rustanov, adding that handling boat people was very tiring.

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013 ... eople.html


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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby Lefty » 23 Nov 2013, 17:35

They've fucked up badly on this one, that's for sure. The consequences will keep coming.

Now, which one of our neigbours will they manage to deeply offend next? Will it be PNG or NZ? I reckon PNG.
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 23 Nov 2013, 17:44

Long as it is not. . .China!
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby Lefty » 23 Nov 2013, 20:19

HBS Guy wrote:Long as it is not. . .China!


You realise I'm going to have trouble sleeping thinking about the damage he could cause to that relationship :b
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 23 Nov 2013, 21:32

Oh yeah, got to wonder what The Bloody Idiot can do there!
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 23 Nov 2013, 22:13

Govt of Nauru more caring than born–again That Bastard Incompetent Morriscum:


http://www.smh.com.au/national/asylum-s ... lth-fears-

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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 25 Nov 2013, 14:47

This on the orders of a “christian:”

The birth of children and clinical depression are no longer being formally reported as incidents in Australian detention centres, while self-harm events have been downgraded from critical to major, according to new guidelines from the detention service provider Serco.

Incident reports are how Serco communicates with the immigration department about events in detention centres, such as births, deaths, assaults and escapes.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/n ... CMP=twt_gu
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 27 Nov 2013, 16:13

The Bloody Idiot’s letter to SBY didn’t contain an apology :oops

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is said to be disappointed that a letter sent to him by Prime Minister Tony Abbott did not contain an apology for the spying that targeted him and his inner circle.

Dr Yudhoyono has demanded Australia sign a code of conduct that will address the spying issue, insisting that an agreement must be ratified before relations between Jakarta and Canberra can return to normal.

While Dr Yudhoyono on Tuesday night welcomed a commitment in the letter from Mr Abbott that ‘Australia would not do anything in the future’ that would cause harm or damage to Indonesia, a senior Indonesian minister has said the president remains angry that there was no apology.

Industrial Minister Mohamad Suleman Hidayat was quoted in the Koran Tempo newspaper on Wednesday as saying that Dr Yudhoyono was disappointed the letter from Mr Abbott only contained a statement of regret for eavesdropping activities that targeted the president, as well as his wife and inner-circle, in 2009.

‘The president is not embarrassed, he’s angry. Tell Australia, I’m angry,’ Mr Hidayat said, according to Koran Tempo.

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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby Lefty » 27 Nov 2013, 22:09

At this stage it seems pretty unlikely that Abbot will be leading the fibs to the next election - but would the public forgive them for dealing with Abbot in the same manner Rudd was?
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 27 Nov 2013, 22:14

Caught in a cleft stick they are. Delicious to watch :bgrin
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby Lefty » 27 Nov 2013, 22:27

HBS Guy wrote:Caught in a cleft stick they are. Delicious to watch :bgrin


Can't pretend I'm not enjoying it :bgrin If Tone and his troupe of hand-picked orangutangs are allowed to remain, they will do more damage and humiliate the fibs brand more and more by the day. But if the party moves to knife Tone and replace him, the public may very well replace them at the next election.

Talk about a rock and a hard place :bgrin
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby ele » 03 Dec 2013, 08:12

Surely they will realise they should replace him?
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 03 Dec 2013, 22:50

StateSecret#21 Xmas Is 4.30pm 32 mid-east male asylumseekers picked up by Ocean Protector from SIEV 866 Speculation 12 boats out there.— gordonthomsonci (@gordonthomsonci) December 3, 2013
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 04 Dec 2013, 09:18

Keep track of real arrivals:

https://www.facebook.com/boat.leaks
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 05 Dec 2013, 08:09

Clive steps into the Boats/refugees matter to make like difficult for Morriscum:

As Immigration Minister Scott Morrison vowed that 33,000 boat arrivals would remain in detention or on bridging visas indefinitely, Mr Palmer compared the treatment of women and children to a ''neo-fascist state''.

Mr Morrison said the asylum seekers would be subject to tougher conditions than would apply with temporary protection visas until Parliament agreed to restore the visa class, but Mr Palmer's remarks suggest the new Senate next year will continue to resist the move.

He said that unless the treatment of women and children asylum seekers improved, his Palmer United Party would not be supporting the return of TPVs.
After the Greens and Labor combined to block the return of TPVs this week, Mr Morrison used his powers under the Migration Act to cap the number of permanent visas for boat arrivals at the number issued before the Abbott government was sworn in.

The Greens plan to introduce on Thursday legislation denying Mr Morrison the ability to act without parliamentary approval, but the government has the numbers to defeat this in the lower house.

Mr Morrison has also revealed that he had not spoken to his Indonesian counterpart for several weeks as a result of the spy scandal engulfing diplomatic relations between both countries.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will lead a high-level delegation to Jakarta on Thursday for talks aimed at mending relations that have soured in the wake of revelations Australian spies had targeted President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his inner circle.

The visit comes more than two weeks since Indonesia suspended military, intelligence gathering and people-smuggling co-operation after it emerged last month that Australian spies attempted to tap the Indonesian president’s mobile phone, as well as that of his wife and other close political allies, in 2009.


Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/ ... z2mXp7BQtC


Jesus, idiot JBish heading to Indonesia? Relations not going to improve then!
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 05 Dec 2013, 20:04

Three star fucking general, customs & navy vessels out there, all for nothing:

Group of about 25 asylum seekers arrives on Christmas Island without being detected

A boat carrying about 25 asylum seekers seekers has made it to Christmas Island without being detected.

Christmas Island's shire councillor Gordon Thomson says a group of about 25 asylum seekers have been living on a remote beach on the south-eastern side of the island since their boat sank on Monday.

Mr Thomson says the group was only detected when some of the asylum seekers were spotted walking along a main road into town earlier today.

"This morning eight or nine people walked up onto one of our main roads from Dolly Beach - the eight or nine people are probably Rohingya," he told the ABC.

"There are another 15 or 16 people still on Dolly Beach who are part of that group, so the total number is about 25.

"Their boat has sunk and they have been living on Dolly Beach since Monday.

"We're told that when offered water and food, they weren't thirsty and they weren't that hungry, so they seem to have survived quite well since Monday.

"They've obviously decided to have a look around on day four."


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-05/i ... nd/5138502
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 06 Dec 2013, 06:37

Oh dear, Morriscum playing games to avoid having to report boat arrivals!

Ærchiearchive ‏@archiearchive 1h
@gordonthomsonci Could you please clarify last nights arrivals? 2 arrived – but were the total people 60 on one boat or both?

gordonthomsonci ‏@gordonthomsonci 29m
@archiearchive Not arrived yet, 2 boats intercepted in past 24 hours still on board Customs/Navy ship. The Dolly Bch group is another boat.


suemazzy ‏@suemazzy1 27m
@gordonthomsonci @archiearchive So they must be keeping 60 at sea to avoid the 9am Fri EDST, count, thus fudging the numbers


Milan Stamenkovic ‏@tranzitlounge 13m
@gordonthomsonci @SabraLane @archiearchive.The Morrison Friday matinee will state those 60 as still operational! Shuffle shoes government!
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 06 Dec 2013, 19:14

Hmmm front page of a Murdoch publication:

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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 06 Dec 2013, 22:14

StateSecret#25 Xmas Is 130 asylumseekers disembarked Ocean Protector 3pm. men,women,children.Picked up from 2 boats Wed/Thurs.Origin unknown— gordonthomsonci (@gordonthomsonci)

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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby Cherie » 10 Dec 2013, 20:32

http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2013/12/10/politics/abbotts-nightmare-unfolding-wa-0

Abbotts Nightmare is Unfolding..



["Federal politics in Australia, at present, is like watching a home-owner planting flowers in their front garden, knowing full well that their house is likely to be demolished for a new freeway. The flowers just aren’t that interesting until we know what’s happening with the freeway.

It is not being openly discussed, but blocking that freeway development and leaving Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s house standing will be front-of-mind for Liberal Party strategists.

What is not widely appreciated is just how likely it is that we’ll see a new half-Senate election in Western Australia.

Former federal police commissioner Mick Keelty has made his report into what went wrong in the Western Australian recount, and gave the Australian Electoral Commission a good kicking for its lax standards. It had, he said, "failed to meet its own high standards and damaged its reputation with the community and parliament".

The AEC itself has petitioned the High Court, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, to declare the election void and call another election – costing tax payers $13 million, and forcing disgruntled sandgropers to trudge, again, to polling booths.

While the Palmer United Party thinks we should just accept the first vote, in which it won a Western Australian Senate seat, Labor and the Greens have every reason to push for another election. Indeed, electoral law simply does not allow for the AEC to say “oh well, we stuffed the recount, so let’s go back to the first set of numbers”.

And a new election is the last thing Tony Abbott needs.

After the dodgy recount, in which 1370 ballot papers went missing, the first Senate result – which was three Libs, two ALP and one Palmer United Party senator – were replaced with a quite different list: three Libs, one ALP, one Green and one Sports Party senator"}
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby Cherie » 10 Dec 2013, 20:32

http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2013/12/10/politics/abbotts-nightmare-unfolding-wa-0

Abbotts Nightmare is Unfolding..



["Federal politics in Australia, at present, is like watching a home-owner planting flowers in their front garden, knowing full well that their house is likely to be demolished for a new freeway. The flowers just aren’t that interesting until we know what’s happening with the freeway.

It is not being openly discussed, but blocking that freeway development and leaving Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s house standing will be front-of-mind for Liberal Party strategists.

What is not widely appreciated is just how likely it is that we’ll see a new half-Senate election in Western Australia.

Former federal police commissioner Mick Keelty has made his report into what went wrong in the Western Australian recount, and gave the Australian Electoral Commission a good kicking for its lax standards. It had, he said, "failed to meet its own high standards and damaged its reputation with the community and parliament".

The AEC itself has petitioned the High Court, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, to declare the election void and call another election – costing tax payers $13 million, and forcing disgruntled sandgropers to trudge, again, to polling booths.

While the Palmer United Party thinks we should just accept the first vote, in which it won a Western Australian Senate seat, Labor and the Greens have every reason to push for another election. Indeed, electoral law simply does not allow for the AEC to say “oh well, we stuffed the recount, so let’s go back to the first set of numbers”.

And a new election is the last thing Tony Abbott needs.

After the dodgy recount, in which 1370 ballot papers went missing, the first Senate result – which was three Libs, two ALP and one Palmer United Party senator – were replaced with a quite different list: three Libs, one ALP, one Green and one Sports Party senator"}
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 19 Jan 2014, 21:48

Andrew Elder on Morriscum’s ballsup:

Scott Morrison should be sacked
... but he won't be, and that's why the Abbott government is pretty much done for.

It is not OK to conduct military incursions into other countries' territories. It has never been OK. Morrison promised never to comment on operational matters, but he had to comment on these 'repeated incursions' before the full details came from Indonesia, or from some source other than his own mouth.

All the PR smarties tell you that if you have bad news, get it out early and get it out yourself. Some news, however, goes beyond mere 'bad news' or even a misunderstanding. Military incursions into other countries' territories is in this category.

The other category error that Morrison made was to blame the Navy, as though it blundered into Indonesian waters:
It was brought to my attention at just after 4.00pm Wednesday that Border Protection Command assets had, in the conduct of maritime operations associated with Operation Sovereign Borders, inadvertently entered Indonesian territorial waters on several occasions, in breach of Australian Government policy.

I should stress that this occurred unintentionally and without knowledge or sanction by the Australian Government.
It strains credibility that the Navy veered off course and did not realise its vessels were in Indonesian waters. The Navy sent its vessels where government told them to go, and did what government told them to do. It is not OK to blame the military for government policy blunders, and ultimately such a tactic will work against the government rather than the military.

From now on people in the military are more likely to leak against this government. People in the military are more likely to have credibility that politicians lack. Any difference of opinion between a politician and the military will be resolved in favour of the military (with the possible exception of bullying allegations). When you consider that military personnel vote Coalition more than any other occupational grouping, this is a political own-goal as well as a governmental one.


http://andrewelder.blogspot.com.au/2014 ... acked.html

Andrew is a pretty astute observer on politics and the press, a former Young Liberal who stopped drinking the red cordial.
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 16 Feb 2014, 06:26

Morrison thinks he is Defence Minister and is pissing off the military:

http://www.news.com.au/national/navy-an ... 6827599415

Navy angry Scott Morrison is acting like their Defence Minister
9 hours ago February 15, 2014 12:00AM
By IAN McPHEDRAN National Defence Writer
News Limited Network

THE blurred lines between civilian and military authority during border protection operations will become even more fuzzy next week when Immigration Minister Scott Morrison tours northern military bases.

In an unprecedented move Scott Morrison is due to visit the navy’s patrol boat base at HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin and the RAAF base at Tindal near Katherine with junior defence minister Stuart Robert.

News Corp Australia understands that some senior military officers are unhappy that the Immigration Minister will use defence facilities, personnel and equipment for photo opportunities.

No Immigration Minister has made such a visit to military bases before.


What a total moron!

They piss Indo off too much and Indo will block Australians from visiting Bali—that will see a 10% drop in Lib support!
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Re: Maladministration of the Abbott govt—Boats!

Postby HBS Guy » 06 May 2014, 21:43

Tony should have gone to Indonesia…..
Tony Abbott’s policy a failure as boats keep coming, says Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa

“What Australia is doing now is clearly against and denies all comprehensive principles in dealing with the issue of asylum seekers. Australia is acting as if it can simply move the problem to its neighbour,” he said.

Dr Natalegawa was speaking outside a conference that Prime Minister Tony Abbott hastily withdrew from on Friday allegedly because of embarrassment over the imminent boat return.

However, that’s not the explanation Mr Abbott gave the Indonesians — and which was accepted by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono — that he was too busy preparing the federal budget and dealing with the Commission of Audit report.

Dr Natalegawa said there had been “no detailed explanation of the reason for his absence” and that it was “up to the Australian government to provide information”

http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politi ... zr5q7.html
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