Posh Teal pretends to care about environment


Allegra Spender’s cognitive dissonance as Teal independent MP for Sydney’s upscale seat of Wentworth never ceases to astound.

Last year, Spender sought a significant increase in immigration into Australia, claiming that “migration is a priority in Wentworth” (see here and here).

Spender recently decried Australia’s rental crisis while supporting the Albanese Government’s record immigration policies, stating the two issues should be treated separately:

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Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.