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Protests Planned Australia Wide

Last September we saw some of the most violent demonstrations and mass arrests ever seen in Australia. A year on, the protests have got larger, the heavy handed police response has made us the laughing stock of the world, and… Continue Reading →

The Last Surviving Small Business in New South Wales: Village Fix

Shellharbour is a small coastal town two hours south of Sydney. Only a few short years ago a lost in time surfing village, it is now surging ahead as young families flee the nightmare that Sydney has become. Village Fix… Continue Reading →

Worldwide Protests On Covid Passports: Enough Is Enough.

After 18 months, the authoritarian derangement which has gripped so many countries during the Covid era has hit a brick wall, perfectly illustrated by the Paris demonstrations over the weekend where thousands of protestors and thousands of police faced each… Continue Reading →

Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia. Part Three. The Greatest Mistake In History.

If the geniuses of Australian government weren’t satisfied with all the cautionary voices emerging from some of the world’s most venerable tertiary institutions, they only had to go as far as the Australian National University, to Professor Ramesh Thakur, whose… Continue Reading →

The Left and Right Should Unite to Fight Lockdowns

By Professor Ramesh Thakur Unable to prosecute their case on data and logic, zero-Covid zealots have descended to discredit-by-labelling. One Australian columnist berated ‘commentators who often have more opinions than brains’. No, he wasn’t looking into a mirror but referring… Continue Reading →

Australian Medical Association’s Reputation Destroyed in Covid Chaos: The Best Of 2020.

Do No harm. So goes the most basic maxim of medical practice. Yet many hundreds of Australian practitioners have done exactly that, with senior health bureaucrats standing side by side with the nation’s grandstanding politicians as they impose draconian, counterproductive… Continue Reading →

Grassroots Dissent in a Time of Lockdown: The Best of 2020.

By Tim Flynn, Illustrated by Michael Fitzjames The End the Lockdown Australia group on Facebook was formed in early April, mainly because of the fundamental belief of the founder Tim Flynn that “he had to do something”. In a time… Continue Reading →

Inhumane Lockdowns Compound Australia’s Covid Fiasco: The Best of 2020

If You are Under 60 and Healthy you have More Chance of Dying of a Car Accident than Covid, argues Dr Guy Campbell We are facing a lethal and unpredictable enemy .Covid 19 is a serious disease. But it’s not the only… Continue Reading →

Lockdowns Hurt Small Business and Young Australians. Meanwhile Public Servants Flourish

By Daniel Wild This is not Australia’s first recession, nor will not be the last, but it is the first recession caused by deliberate actions taken by government. Creating a depression-era economy is the expert classes’ solution to managing COVID-19…. Continue Reading →

Australia’s Lockdown Sceptics Go Mainstream

The debate over Australia’s harsh lockdowns has turned. From the beginning the cognoscenti, if you wish to call them that, did not climb on board, much less rally behind the flag. But the masses thought otherwise. Anyone who didn’t agree… Continue Reading →

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