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Australia 'Quiet Australians may be quiet, but they're not stupid'

16:00  13 november  2019
16:00  13 november  2019 Source:   skynews.com.au

'Do you think you've broken it?' The Block's Andy is rushed to the doctors by wife Deb after falling down stairs and injuring himself

  'Do you think you've broken it?' The Block's Andy is rushed to the doctors by wife Deb after falling down stairs and injuring himself The Block's Andy was rushed to the doctors on the show on Tuesday, after injuring himself on site. The comedian was moving furniture when he took a tumble down a small flight of stairs, hurting his leg. Wife Deb was nearby when the incident occurred and could hear Andy screaming in pain, before asking him: 'Do you think you've broken it?' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Do you think you've broken it?': The Block's Andy (pictured) was rushed to the doctors by wife Deb (L) on the show on Tuesday, after falling down stairs and injuring himself 'Oh f---,' Andy could be heard saying.

Sky News host Peta Credlin says Prime Minister Scott Morrison "will rue the day" a form of a voice to parliament "ends up in legislation" emphasising "his quiet Australians might be quiet but they are certainly not stupid".

"There is an inherent contradiction in any attempt to unite Australians by treating people differently - indeed, it's the very fallacy at the heart of identity politics," she said.

"You don't end discrimination by discriminating and you don't increase social harmony by defining people by their differences."

"Today, the very fact that we have more Aboriginal people in the parliament than ever before shows this system is what works - that it unites and doesn't divide,

"particularly when you acknowledge that these MPs were all elected by the breadth of the Australian electorate and not just a narrow electoral roll of black only voters," she said.

"The moment we divide any Australian into 'them' and 'us' – we entrench divisions even further. Now is the time in our history to break down divisions, not create them."

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