Australians welcome royal commission with scepticism and humour

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For years, Australians have been screaming for a royal commission into the banking and finance sector and now they have one they are welcoming it with open arms – and a healthy dose of scepticism and humour.

The royal commission is serious business, and the stories of those who have been blighted by poor banking practices, shonky financial advice and all-round rorting are not to be mocked.

However, Australians are known for dealing with these situations with gusto and a sense of humour, and in what may be part of a collective sigh of relief, these Twitter reactions to this morning’s announcement are priceless.











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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca is a voracious reader who loves words. You'll often find him spending time in galleries, writing, designing, painting, drawing, or photographing and documenting street art. He has a publishing and graphic design background and loves movies and music, but then, who doesn’t?

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    I want to know where I can buy the invisible strings? Turnbull is clearly a puppet but I cannot see the strings… Oh wait… are you saying glove puppet?

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    What’s this guys name again? Was it Turncoat? Trumpbull? Tremble? Turnabout? Turnbull! that’s it!

    By the time I remember it properly, he will be gone.

    I look forward to his Liberal replacement, Eric, Tony, Julie: Choose one (or none).

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    In fact, a small, vocal group has been calling for a Royal Commission and Labor upped the ante in a populous move to try and gain votes. Now the government has control of the Commission and will set the rules.


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