Australian taxpayers fronting the bill for Islamic polygamy.

The Daily Telegraph today reported:




CENTRELINK is ignoring Islamic polygamy, paying spousal benefits to Muslim families with multiple wives in an effort to save taxpayers’ money.


The welfare agency has revealed it refuses to collect data on polygamous marriages under Islamic law, despite the fact some families are claiming to be living in a domestic relationship with more than one woman when claiming welfare.

This morning Senator Cory Bernardi posted the following:

Following Senator Bernardi’s comments, both and The Australian published articles quoting him.

The fact that it’s news when an MP speaks with common sense should be a wake up call for those wondering about the direction our country is headed!

One Nation Senator, Malcolm Roberts comments this morning:

“So in addition to the government allowing Sharia banking they now support polygamy? This has to stop, we must not have separate laws for some.”

Below is a screenshot from the Human Services website.