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Suspicious? Ring 1800 123 400!

By Kerces - 15 July 2005 13

Gary Humphries has put out this release urging all Canberrans to contact the terrorism hotline to report all suspicious activities.

These apparently include:

” Unusual surveillance, videotaping or photography of official buildings, energy installations and important sites;

” Vehicles parked near significant buildings or in busy public places for long periods of time;

” Packages or bags abandoned in public places such as malls, buildings or train stations;

” Suspicious purchases or possession of large quantities of fertilizer, chemical and explosives.

I did wonder if Mr Humphries realises that this is Canberra and a large number of people actually work in our significant buildings and as a result might be parked near them for, gee, at least eight hours at a time. Better get cracking and report all those public servants!

(A secondary issue is why he continues to use the Canberra Liberals website for his releases when he’s moved up to the big house. I’m sure this must be a suspicious activity.)

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Suspicious? Ring 1800 123 400!
Ralph 1:30 pm 19 Jul 05

My sighting is true. But I suppose it could’ve been any sort of Asian.

bulldog 1:16 pm 19 Jul 05

I think Ralph may have taking the piss, Maelinar. I for one don’t give a damn, I just want to see the end of those damn ducks.

Maelinar 11:02 am 19 Jul 05

I know plenty of Indonesians who don’t have curly hair. Infact I’d say that 90% of them don’t have curly hair.

They have a saying, “Lebih barat, Lebih hitam”, or in English, “the closer you get to PNG, the darker your skin (and curlier your hair)”

That said, the main population base is in Java and Sumatra – and they have straight-as hair.

Ralph 7:48 am 19 Jul 05

Indonesians have curly hair.

Thumper 6:36 pm 18 Jul 05

Well, despite the name, he didn’t run away….

bulldog 1:19 pm 18 Jul 05

Haven’t you heard about the world duck conspiracy? I would have shot that little f*cker right in the head and eaten it with lemon sauce in the name of freedom!

Suspicious ducks are unaustralian and we will not be cowed by them and their duck-like ways!

Thumper 9:09 am 18 Jul 05

I saw a duck looking suspiciously at the NMA the other day.

And it was an Indian Runner….

Hmmmm….

bulldog 9:01 am 18 Jul 05

How do you know he was Indonesian? Was he wearing an “I love Bam Bam” T-Shirt?

None-the-less Ralph, it does sound very weird and I can see your reluctance to call again if they were treating you like a terrorist from the call centre (which, incidently, is probably located in India or Pakistan).

Ralph 7:39 pm 17 Jul 05

I called the terror hotline a couple of years ago. This is because I saw an Indonesian taking pictures of a certain government department in Parkes. Why was this unusual? Because the indo had an SLR camera equipped with giant telescopic lens, and was sticking it through a hedge. This is fair dinkum.

The terror hotline took my details, and gave me the third degree something shocking. I’m not ringing them again.

johnboy 10:30 am 16 Jul 05

In the conga-line of suckholes is gazza at nthe fonr, back, or middle?

Samuel Gordon-Stewar 6:10 pm 15 Jul 05

I wonder if anybody called that number before protective services showed up during photographic Johnboy’s tour of parliament house and surrounds.

I know somebody that called that number once and played music down the phone. The people on the other end said “This one has taste” which makes me think they get a lot of pranks.

Samuel

bulldog 4:51 pm 15 Jul 05

Typical knee-jerk reaction. What a waste of money.

I’m sure that cash could be better spent ensuring the fuzz are better resourced and equipped for this kind of thing.

Fiona 4:31 pm 15 Jul 05

crap, we’d better stop that images of canberra series, otherwise they’kll think we’re gathering info to, I don’t know,get the tower r seomthing

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