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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kafiristan (Australia), Sep 12, 2009 at 04:41

Michale Petty, seemingly an Englishman transported to the Colonies writes:

"As a long-term resident of that nation, I agree that Australia is racist."
so how can it be simutaneously so culturally mixed?
"In fact racism is institutionalized in public policy, "
please give examples other than the easily refuted example of aboriginal affairs departments. I am sure our Equal Opportunities Board and Dept of Multiculti Affairs would love to hear from you.

as there are government departments that deal with Aborigines and Torres Straits Islanders,;they are not officially recognized as real people."

What garbage. Yes - most state governments have departments that look after Indigenous people in Australia -and the federal government hands out billions of dollars for aboriginal housing and schooling and health amongst other things.

see http://www.daa.nsw.gov.au/ for NSW's contribution.

The claim that '...they are not officially recognized as real people."' is ridicluous. What Mr. Perry has failed to understand is that many of them simply choose to live traditional lifestyles in outback areas. But equally, many live in urban areas and are just everyday Australians living and working in the suburbs.

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