Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently announced that he’d be passing up the United Nations’ Migration pact on the basis that a global deal signing away a portion of Australia’s sovereignty in determining its own policies was not in Australia’s interests. It’s easy to see why – global deals drafted by unelected bureaucrats in bureaucratic international institutions often hardly account for the concerns and interests of those around the world who bear the brunt of their impact and have no real say in their content.
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