As an Australian who spent his formitave years overseas, I'm acutely aware of how people around the world perceive us, and how embarrasing it is when a luddite Australian politician makes racist comments.

Teresa Gambaro’s comments, in an interview with the Australian, provoked a firestorm of criticism. Gambaro said that new arrivals needed to be taught about “what are norms in Australia“, which also included how to queue properly.

From The Guardian in the UK. Memories of living in Asia during Pauline Hanson and John Howard… flooding back.