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Does the UK government’s promise to ‘stop the boats’ seem eerily familiar? Crikey takes a look at the Australians who exported these tactics.
Anyone who has kept half an eye on Australian politics in the last decade would have spotted something eerily familiar on UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s podium as he announced a hardline new policy regarding asylum seekers attempting to enter the UK via boat.
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Tips and Murmurs Editor @theshufflediary
Charlie Lewis pens Crikey’s Tips and Murmurs column and also writes on industrial relations, politics and culture. He previously worked across government and unions and was a researcher on RN’s Daily Planet. He currently co-hosts Spin Cycle on Triple R radio.
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