It is always the case that just when you have a great idea on what to write someone comes along and does it before you ( and usually better than you would have done.)
Ross Gittins has done just that.
Let me add one more thing that Ross did not address.
It adds fodder to the fake news uneducated idiots like those at One Nation will devour.
Australia is a much poorer nation because of this both metaphorically and literally.