International aid

Foreign aid an ‘insult’ to Debbie victims

George Christensen makes a good point here. Perhaps it’s time to pursue a more ‘Australia First’ approach towards foreign aid? Sky News, April 8, 2017: Liberal National MP George Christensen has called for all foreign aid to be suspended in the wake of Cyclone Debbie. Mr Christensen has written on his webpage that Australia’s commitment to… Continue reading Foreign aid an ‘insult’ to Debbie victims

International aid

More misaimed aid from Australia

A bit over a month ago, I put up a post detailing my reasoning as to why Australia should cut its foreign aid to Indonesia. Given its human rights violations, and its marked hostility towards Australia, its seemed nonsensical for aid to be be granted for Indonesia, or any other similar country that openly showcases such a marked… Continue reading More misaimed aid from Australia