War on Misnomers

(AustraliaMatters) April 4th “Reclaim Australia” rallies across Australia attracted a far share of opposition today. We attended the Gold Coast rally and listened to cartoonist Larry Pickering have his say about the religious tax on food called, Halal. The local Murdoch media reported only “two anti-racist protestors” were asked by the police to move on. misnomer 1: the misnaming […] […]

Lawful Aussie Speech: ‘Outrageous Bigotry’?

(AustraliaMatters) We’ve been reading about a 22 year old Queensland woman being processed through the court system for “hate speech”. (That’s the speech we have that isn’t free in a supposed “free speech” society) CAUSE, EFFECT and KICK HER Cause: NSW woman Mariam Veiszadeh posted offensive speech on her Twitter social media site. Ms. Veiszadeh is suggesting […] […]

Australian halal businessman to sue ‘bigots’

(World Bulletin) The head of a Sydney-based halal certification body has launched legal action against an “Islam-critical” group that claims the industry is corrupt and promotes sharia law in Australia, local media reported Wednesday. Mohamed El Mouelhy, chairman of the Halal Certification Authority, is suing the Q Society over two videos posted online, as well as halal […] […]

An Abbott in our Hay Stack

“Those who would give up Essential Liberty, to purchase a little Temporary safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” -Benjamin Franklin (Australia Matters) While Tony and his mates take more of our liberties, real terrorists head down to the local electronics shop or eBay and buy cheap $80 disposable WiFi computer tablets. Quick trip to McDonald’s and or […] […]

Samsung Admits Private Conversations Being Sent to Internet Server

(Infowars) Infowars first reported on the issue three months ago in November, but the story went viral over the weekend after being picked up by numerous technology websites. The controversy stems from Samsung’s global privacy policy, which advises users to, “Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information […] […]

Physician’s Australian Anti-vaccination tour in chaos

(9JumpIn) A speaking tour of Australia by a controversial anti-vaccination campaigner is in chaos, after every single venue refused to host her seminars. [Dr.] Sherri Tenpenny is the campaigner at the center of the controversy, and she joined TODAY this morning from Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. Whether Ms. Tenpenny would still be coming to Australia […] […]

Three Years Jail For Being Anti-What?

(AustraliaMatters) Truth News Radio recently spoke to Brendon O’Connell, a Western Australian who spent three (3) years in prison for supposedly violating W.A “racial vilification” laws. Hear the full interview http://www.truthnews.com.au/radio/export/TNRA_20140607_2.mp3 The moon is not made of cheese and Judaism is NOT a “race”. Ducks don’t bark and dogs don’t quack. Race is not religion! In a nut […] […]

Authorities gain power to collect Australians’ internet records

(SMH) Laws passed today will allow authorities to collect and keep Australians’ internet records, including their web-browsing history, social media activity and emails. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said the laws would help police track cyber-criminals around the globe…[…] But Greens communications spokesman Scott Ludlam said the laws went further […] ”The European treaty doesn’t require ongoing collection and […] […]

Man who threatened to kill MPs avoids jail

(YAHOO7NEWS) A Melbourne man who told Attorney-General Nicola Roxon and a Victorian state MP he could save taxpayers a lot of money if he shot them has avoided jail. Mark Steven Andrew, 52, told Ms Roxon and the state member for Altona, Jill Hennessy, at a pre-Anzac Day wreath-laying ceremony in Melbourne “I’ve got two of […] […]

Video: Sen Scott Ludlam Calls For “Trapwire” Answers on 7 Sunrise

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VIDEO: Free Speech Police Target Aussie Broadcaster

(2WAFM) Australian health authorities have launched an attack on radio host Leon Pittard after a guest on his Fair Dinkum Radio Show revealed the extent to which authorities are restricting free speech when it comes to discussing natural medicines. The story began when Mr Pittard posted an article and a podcast entitled “Australian government’s attack […] […]