Shadow Immigration Minister Scott Morrison - Albanese Register of Interests among other things
Great minds think alike and fools chuck rocks from glass houses on the day the ICAC report comes out.

Some of yesterday's activity on the Christmas Island conveyor belt

These people are possibly lucky to be alive, 102 of them (nice estimate Shaz at ~100!) were on the vessel reported as in trouble here:

FM RCC AUSTRALIA 292332Z JUL 2013 AUSSAR 2013/5126
INDIAN OCEAN NORTHERN PART CHART AUS 4071
A WHITE IN COLOUR INDONESIAN STYLE VESSEL WITH APPROXIMATELY 85 ASYLUM SEEKERS ONBOARD REPORTED TO BE IN
THE VICINITY OF 06-58.8S 105-01.9E AT 292110UTC JULY 2013. VESSEL HAS REQUESTED ASSISTANCE AND MAY BE ON A SOUTHERLY COURSE. VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE REQUESTED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT AND REPORT ANY SIGHTINGS TO THIS STATION OR RCC AUSTRALIA

Vessel is 390km NNW of Christmas Island and is off the SW tip of West Java.
That's very close to Indonesia, but Reliable Regional Rudd went to the rescue and brought them in.
So here's the first "grateful for the rescue, grateful for the trip to Australia" attitude, with carefully chosen "first impression" clothes.
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Just in case you're in disbelief (like me) here he is again
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Sniper?
Here's the view Sharon had as HMAS Maryborough sailed in - not bad guesstimate of 100 POB.
Maryborough
As Sharon said, much higher proportion of women and children given that they're not being sent to Manus Island by The Rudd.
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31 jul mary kids
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Doesn't bear thinking about, the possibility of those borer infested boats coming to grief with innocent little children on board.

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