Professor Barry Spurr, University of Sydney. Not fond of chinky-poos.
Let’s demonize a man for using the word “chinky-poos.” Whatever happened to the idea that a white man is entitled to his own opinions?
Put Professor Spurr back to work immediately and let the chinky-poos suck a lemon.
University of Sydney Professor Barry Spurr, consultant to the Federal Government’s national English curriculum review, referred to Prime Minister Tony Abbott as an “Abo-lover” and Nelson Mandela as a “darky”.
He also described Aboriginal people as “human rubbish tips” and reminisced about the 1950s, when there were not so many “bogans”, “fatsoes”, “Mussies” and “Chinky-poos” around.
“Professor Spurr is suspended, effective immediately, from teaching and engaging in any other university business and is precluded from attending any university campus while the matter is investigated and dealt with,” the University of Sydney said in a statement.
“Racist, sexist or offensive language is not tolerated at the University of Sydney.”
In his review, Professor Spurr advised the Government to focus less on teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature and place greater emphasis on western Christian culture.
Asked this morning about the emails, prior to the suspension, Mr Abbott said he had not had a chance to read the media reports.
Education Minister Christopher Pyne released a statement saying the emails were a matter for Professor Spurr.