Â ’Just call the Australians and they will come and get you‘– Â TAXPAYERS fork out up to $1 million to rescue people smuggling boats that issue distress calls off Indonesia.Open borders–Andrew Bolt
We’re now picking up boat people almost within sight of the Indonesian coast – so why not just pick them up from the airport and spare the expense?
HMAS TaxiÂ — Part 1.
THE navy has responded to a distress call from a second asylum-seeker boat in as many days.
The boat made three distress calls about 100 nautical miles north of Christmas Island on Tuesday night.
HMAS Childers arrived at the scene on Wednesday morning and boarded the vessel.
“Initial indications suggest there areÂ 65 people on board,” the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said…
NAVY officers say they will disobey orders to force asylum seeker boats back to Indonesia.