When questioned about foreign investment in real estate, Tony Abbott said, “Our country is unimaginable without foreign investment. I guess our country owes its existence to a form of foreign investment by the British government in the then unsettled or, um, scarcely settled, Great South Land.”
Apparently, Mr Abbott forgot about a few things…
People have been living in Australia for over 50,000 years.
When asked for comment, Senator for the Northern Territory Nova Peris, the first Indigenous woman in parliament, told BuzzFeed, “I’d have thought 50,000 years of existing on the continent would have qualified as settled.”