Please let me stay: Aunty Pauline’s plea

BRISBANE: A tearful Pauline Hanson has begged to be allowed to stay in Australia after hearing the news that the federal Agriculture Minister is determined to keep the nation free of foot-in-mouth disease.

Aunty Pauline, leader of the white indigenous One Nations people, told a hastily arranged media conference here: “I know I’ve threatened to leave Australia for good in the past but I’ve only just conned just enough Queenslanders even dumber than I am to give me another six-year term in the Senate.”

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SYSDNEY: NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has finally admitted he has “genuine concerns” that the ongoing scandal involving John Barilaro’ s New York trade job might now be affecting his re-election chances in early 2023.

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MELBOURNE: Will Monique Ryan’s “teal” support base stick with the Member for Kooyong after her first major blunder since her election at the 21 May poll.

That’s the question politics pundits are asking after Dr Ryan in a tweet posted on Wednesday foolishly suggested that The Australian might have a journalist working for it.

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