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One Nation Politician Tells Head Of ABC To "Go Back To Singapore"

The Facebook account hosting the video, allegedly posted by Western Australian One Nation politician Charles Smith, was deleted shortly after BuzzFeed News contacted the party.

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A Facebook account in the name of Western Australian One Nation politician Charles Smith posted and then deleted a video of Smith telling ABC boss Michelle Guthrie to "go back to Singapore", before claiming the national broadcaster is communist.

Here's the v. bizarre video feat. a One Nation politician saying the ABC is communist and Michelle Guthrie should "… https://t.co/w9peGqfPNw

On Sunday, two Facebook pages with Smith's name on them existed, but the account hosting the video attacking the ABC was deleted after BuzzFeed News contacted Smith and One Nation multiple times about the page.

Smith was elected as one of three One Nation members to the WA upper house last year. The former police officer is from Hertfordshire in the UK and moved to Kalgoorlie in 2005.

Earlier this year the ABC claimed its journalists were excluded from a One Nation function on WA election night. At the time, One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts said in a tweet that the party was "refusing [the ABC]'s right of entry".

.@asunderland 1 ABC was not balanced, claims we ‘flopped’ is false 2 ABC refuses our party right of reply so we refuse your right of entry

In the video, which is edited with jarring jump cuts, Smith appears to be at a racecourse or park.

"The ABC is a communist front and needs to be shut down immediately," he says. "All the ABC does is promote political correctness and incite hatred against white Australians.

"Michelle Guthrie is an out of touch baby boomer stuck in the 1970s."

Later in the video Smith says Guthrie should "go back to Singapore" before a voice-over declares "and eat some dim-sims".

The video has been uploaded to YouTube and is still live.

There is only one video on the remaining Charles Smith Facebook page, of Smith discussing the delay of the Ellenbrook rail line in WA.

It is not clear when the footage in Smith's now-deleted video was first uploaded.

Smith did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

Contact Brad Esposito at bradley.esposito@buzzfeed.com.

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