Senescent colonial avidity greets UN expansion of undersea continental boundaries.

A Sydney Morning Herald article by Phillip Coorey, "Australia gets bigger and richer," (April 22, 2008) describes how the UN has extended Australia's undersea boundaries by 2.5 million square km. Typically the cargo-cultists currently in charge of the continent (more usually known as The Federal Government) have "forecast a 'potential bonanza' of oil and gas riches following a decision by the United Nations to grant Australia an extra 2.5 million square kilometres in land - all of it under the sea. We are a nation of addicts and the continent is developing middle-aged spread.