Anzac spirit in Bali?

The release of Schapelle Corby led Paola Totaro in The Guardian Australia to reprise public attitudes to Corby’s case. She noted one journalist’s view from 2005 that Australians ‘seemed to “fancy they see something of the Gallipoli spirit in Corby”, identifying her with the sterotype of “the humble Aussie battler, abandoned by her government and struggling in vain to overcome an insurmountable foreign adversary”’.

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