8. Feb, 2018


The whole citizenship circus is a charade and a farce inflicted upon us by point-scoring politicians like Chinese water torture. The whole business should have been dealt with quietly and efficiently without all the histrionics and finger-pointing. The two Green senators who quit immediately at the beginning of the whole sorry show are the only people who come out of this with dignity and integrity.

"It is a complex and a traumatic story — a story that I don't usually share," she told the House of Representatives.

Labor MP Susan Lamb gives an emotional explanation to the Parliament that she cannot access documents that would clarify her citizenship status.