A new kind of fast food is a big impact in Australia. It has to bring Australian people together, and it has been as the People's Choice Word of the Year 2016 by Australia's Macquarie Dictionary. It is the "halal snack pack", also as an "HSP" in Australia. It is a combination of kebab meat, potato fries and a special spicy sauce. Although the snack was in Australia, it its roots in the Middle East. It has a symbol of multiculturalism in Australia as more people aware of halal food. There even an HSP group on Facebook that over 180,000 members. The site is for, "sharing great snack pack stories and discussing possibly the best snack pack in world".
The halal snack pack has a lot of discussion in Australia, especially after far-right politician Pauline Hanson to eat one. She said halal meat was unacceptable in Australia and that "98% of Australians" against it. However, she could not any evidence to her statement. Ms Hanson's words and actions have the HSP more popular. Keysar Trad, president of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, said HSP winning word of the year was fantastic. He said: "If you're able to it in the dictionary, it away the mystery. It people comfort and satisfaction that there's nothing sinister about the word 'halal'. It's all about what's positive, what good and wholesome."