February 1, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Australian PM Criticised for ‘Cringy’ Press Conference With NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been criticised by Indigenous members of the centre-right Coalition and left-wing Greens for involving NBA star Shaquille O’Neal in the government’s efforts to implement the “Indigenous Voice” to Parliament.
Jacinda Nampijinpa Price, conservative-leaning Country Liberal Party senator, and Lidia Thorpe, the Greens spokesperson for First Nations, delivered a strong rebuke of Albanese’s actions.
Price called the press conference, which also involved current Indigenous Affairs Minister Linda Burney, a “cringy” stunt and said the Labor government was not serious about Indigenous issues.
“It’s quite insulting not just for Indigenous Australians but all Australians,” Price said. “We are talking about issues here that are really, really important.”…
Source: The Epoch Times