NSW Nationals MP Wes Fang, son of a Singaporean migrant, opens up about ‘dogwhistling’ discourse

Alex Druce
By Alex Druce
Updated June 1 2018 - 3:50am, first published 1:45am
“My father came here from Singapore with a couple of hundred dollars and a couple of changes of clothes – and he moved to Wagga," says NSW Nationals MP Wes Fang. Picture by Kieren L Tilly.

The first NSW Nationals MP of Asian heritage – the son of a Singaporean migrant – says restricting immigration intake to ‘culturally appropriate’ countries might have meant his own family, and his pediatrician wife, could have been turned away from Australia.  

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Alex Druce

Alex Druce

Senior Journalist

Politics and rural issues journo in Sydney. Give me a yell at adruce@fairfaxmedia.com.au