ANNING: ‘I could not care much less about my place in politics’

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ANNING: 'I couldn't care less about my place in politics'


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IN A a shock look on the Warwick Present one week after he punched a 17-year-old boy who attacked him with an egg, soon-to-be censured Queensland senator Fraser Anning stated he “could not care much less” about his place in politics.

In an unique interview with the Warwick Every day Information, the ultra-conservative politician claimed Australian parliament was “stuffed with traitors”.

“If I wasn’t there it isn’t going to hassle me an excessive amount of,” he stated.

“However I’ll depart it to the Australian folks to make the choice on who they put into the senate or into the Decrease Home.”

Mr Anning continued to marketing campaign forward of the federal election, however his probability of retaining a seat in parliament could possibly be slim after per week of intense criticism.

Lambasted over anti-Islamic feedback made in relation to the Christchurch terrorist assault, the senator will face censure in a uncommon bipartisan movement when Parliament returns.

He was additionally criticised for hitting a teenage boy who egged him throughout a press convention final week.

 

EGGING CONFRONTATION: A protester cracks an egg on Senator Fraser Anning's head during a press conference.

EGGING CONFRONTATION: A protester cracks an egg on Senator Fraser Anning’s head throughout a press convention. Contributed

Flanked by the Australian Federal Police as he wandered by present pavilions yesterday, Mr Anning had no concept his safety element was the results of an identical egg-related assault that occurred in Warwick a century earlier than.

The “Warwick Egg Incident” passed off in 1917 when Southern Downs man Pat Brosnan threw an egg at then-Prime Minister Billy Hughes, who was giving a speech about conscription on the Warwick Railway Station.

In accordance with legend, the previous Prime Minister additionally lunged at his attacker when Queensland Cops refused to arrest Mr Brosnan.

Upon returning to Canberra, Mr Hughes shaped the Australian Federal Police.

“That is an attention-grabbing one,” Mr Anning stated.

 

Louise Brosnan, direct descendant of egg-thrower Pat with Southern Downs Steam Railway president Bob Keogh celebrate 100 years since the Warwick Egg Incident.

Louise Brosnan, direct descendant of egg-thrower Pat with Southern Downs Steam Railway president Bob Keogh have fun 100 years because the Warwick Egg Incident. Jonno Colfs

However historical past wasn’t the main target of the senator’s enterprise in Warwick, with dry climate occupying the dialog with locals.

He stated the necessity to drought-proof Australia was extra obvious than ever.

“We have to do large infrastructure initiatives, get folks again to work and change into the food-bowl of the world,” he stated.

“We’ve essentially the most water on the planet up in North Queensland and now we have the driest continent. Anybody of their proper thoughts would have moved that water out to the place it ought to have been and we have to do it now.

“At this election if we will get some good, strong cross-benchers, some good conservatives that wish to construct the nation then we might find yourself with what we want.

“However we do need to steer away from the key events they’re going to kill this nation.”

Talking in an voters that has been secure Nationwide turf since 1943, the senator stated the Nationwide Occasion had change into “too left wing”.

“David Littleproud is a pleasant man. However he must get a couple of bloody good sturdy right-wing views if he’s going to proceed to assert to be a Nationwide and a conservative,” Mr Anning stated.

“The Nationwide Occasion are being led by the nostril they usually have all moved means, means too far to the left.”

The Warwick Every day Information contacted Mr Littleproud, who had not supplied remark on the time of publication.

 

Fraser Anning said he enjoyed Warwick and wanted to see more dams built to

Fraser Anning stated he loved Warwick and wished to see extra dams constructed to “drought-proof” Australia. Marian Faa

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