George Brandis Arrives in Bankstown, Declares Terra Nullius

The Western Sydney suburb of Bankstown was yesterday declared to be Terra  Nullius following its discovery by Attorney General George Brandis on Monday.  Minister Brandis QC, who is also a Senator, found that there was no evidence of a pre-existing settlement in the relevant area and that pursuant to s18C f the of the Counter Terrorism Amendment Act (Foreign Finders Bill) the federal government was now in a position to incorporate Bankstown into the Commonwealth.

Senator Brandis QC had been passing through Bankstown as part of a national metadata site seeing tour. The Prime Minister is expected to make a statement later today to clarify whether Bankstown will become a de jure member of Team Australia.

Nathan Lentern

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