Who should decide really whether the Australasian terms 'Pom' and 'Pommie' are acceptable or not?
Clearly the English immigrants who have suffered it the most?
The singularly Australasian term Pom (or Pommie) was most often used from the 1960s onwards along with two other words 'whingeing' and 'bastard'.
The Oxford English dictionary mildly describes them as a 'derogatory terms' for (originally) British and (latterly) English immigrants.
In fact these terms were frequently used in the phrase "Whingeing Pommy…