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by Nicholas Economou Keen watchers of television may have noticed some new political advertisements operating under the #righttoknow hash-tag. The advertisements extol the virtues of an unfettered press as an integral part of a democratic system. The message the advertisements seek to convey is straightforward enough: a free press, itRead More →

by Nick Economou Throughout Australian colonial and post-colonial history, China has loomed large in the national consciousness. During the gold rushes and in to federation, fear of Chinese migration became the catalyst for some quite dramatic, racially oriented legislation. The newly created colony of Victoria, for instance, passed colonial lawsRead More →

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Canberra, April 11: The speculation is over. Aussies go to polls on May 18. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has asked Governor General Peter Cosgrove to dissolve parliament to allow Australians to elect their parliamentarians for the next term on Saturday, May 18. Although Coalition is facing an uphill task, Scott MorrisonRead More →

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Soon after the tragedy in New Zealand, Senator Fraser Anning, now infamous target of the infamous ‘Égg Boy’, had suggested that the cause of such gruesome and cowardly act – was Muslim migration into New Zealand. “Does anyone still dispute the link between Muslim immigration and violence?” Senator Anning hadRead More →