NEW migrants from all ethnic backgrounds will have to “demonstrate a unified commitment to Australia” under new state laws.
For the first time multiculturalism legislation will also talk about “shared values” after changes were approved at a State Cabinet meeting yesterday.
Until now the Community Relations and Principles of Multiculturalism Act stated all institutions and people had to “respect and make provision for the culture, language and religion of others”.
Community Relations Commission chairman Stepan Kerkyasharian said the law change would create a new definition of multiculturalism.
“We’re not telling people to change their religion – we’re not telling people to all look the same,” he said.
“There are some things where we have to be all the same. Those things are the way we obey the law and the way we demonstrate our commitment to Australia. Â Â Read full story
I feel so much better now:
Once again, I’m posting Fitzgerald’s prayer here in the vain hope that one of our elected leaders reads it and gets hit with a clue bat:
Stop, for god’s sake stop, importing troubleâ€”and Muslim immigrants,Â as a whole, necessarily mean trouble,Â in all lands where the political and legal institutions, and social arrangements, are flatly contradicted by the Shari’a.Â Muslims are obligated to change or tear down those institutions, in order to remove all “obstacles to Islam.” It is not special or individual malice that prompts that attitude.Â That is their duty, a central duty. Why not come to fully and soberly understand that duty, and out of a minimal sense of self-preservation, cease to import those into our lands (America, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Australia, and every other place that has so generously admitted, under a twisted definitiion of “refugees,” people who do not, and can not, wish our ways or institutions or constitutions well.