“There are problems with multiculturalism and it’s about time our politicians had the guts to mention some of them,” wrote Ita Buttrose in 1988 when she was editor-in-chief of the Sun-Herald.
- Jennifer Duke
- The Age
In the column, Buttrose talks about two-thirds of voters wanting a reduction in immigration levels, Australians fearing “Asianisation” and her hopes for a referendum on immigration.
“I don’t object to specific groups of people, linked to their country of birth, congregating in a specific area, but I can also accept that the original inhabitants of the area could object because they may be made to feel like aliens in their…