A new kind of fast food is having a big in Australia. It has helped to bring Australian people , and it has been named as the People's Choice Word of the Year 2016 by Australia's Macquarie Dictionary. It is the "halal snack pack", also known as an "HSP" in Australia. It is a of kebab meat, potato fries and a special spicy . Although the snack was created in Australia, it has its in the Middle East. It has become a of multiculturalism in Australia as more people become of halal food. There is even an HSP on Facebook that has over 180,000 members. The site is for, "sharing great snack pack and discussing the best snack pack in the world".
The halal snack pack has created a lot of in Australia, especially after far-right Pauline Hanson refused to eat one. She said halal meat was in Australia and that "98% of Australians" were against it. However, she could not provide any to support her statement. Ms Hanson's words and have made the HSP more . Keysar Trad, president of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, said HSP winning word of the year was . He said: "If you're able to find it in the , it takes away the mystery. It brings people comfort and that there's nothing sinister about the word 'halal'. It's all about what's , what is good and wholesome."