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Obituary: The Australian Liberal Party: 1944 to 2022

By John Stapleton. This isn’t just a temporary setback, it’s an extermination. Australia’s conservatives are going through their worst period since the formation of the Liberal Party in 1944. Their rout at the May election has left the Liberal Party… Continue Reading →

Watching Australian Bureaucrats Squirm: The Work of Senator Gerard Rennick

The Covid narrative is dramatically collapsing worldwide as one confounding revelation after another deepens the ever widening scandal. To the background of deeply felt public anger, watching Australian bureaucrats blame shift, obfuscate and stonewall has become something of a blood… Continue Reading →

Woeful, Nasty, Duplicitous: The New Book Bulldozed Dismembers Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University. Niki Savva doesn’t like Scott Morrison. In the very first chapter of Bulldozed, she describes him as “petty and vindictive.” Savva was just warming up. After the revelations of Morrison having secretly taken multiple ministries,… Continue Reading →

Australia’s Only Celebrity Jihadist Creates Diplomatic Chaos: The Life of Neil Prakash

By John Stapleton. Once labelled Australia’s most dangerous man, Neil Prakash was stripped of his Australian citizenship in 2018, amid considerable political theatre from the government. Lawyers and academics argued at the time that it was against the law to… Continue Reading →

Glorious Journalism. Rebecca Weisser: Standing Up Against the Covid Mob

One of the only journalists in Australia to stand up against the tyranny of Covid mania in the Land Down Under has been Rebecca Weisser of Spectator Australia. The former opinion page editor at The Australian is a formidable intellect… Continue Reading →

Locking Up Kids: Australia Today

By Summer May Finlay, University of Wollongong; Ee Pin Chang, Jemma Collova and Pat Dudgeon, The University of Western Australia. This article contains information on violence experienced by First Nations young people in the Australian carceral system. There are mentions… Continue Reading →

The Data on Covid Emerges and History Will Show the Australian Parliament is Full of Cowards

By Senator Malcolm Roberts This is a transcript of a speech given to the Australian parliament. Malcolm Roberts has been one of the very few Australian politicians to stand up to the mob. As a servant to the people of… Continue Reading →

Media Manipulation, Censorship, Surveillance: Australia. The Best of 2022.

By John Stapleton. One of the most vile of all the vile deeds perpetrated by the Coalition under the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison era of benighted Australian governance was to make journalists Persons of Interest – POIs – under the ASIO Act. The… Continue Reading →

Craig Kelly: The Most Reviled Politician in Australia. Pilloried, Ridiculed, Marginalised, Vindicated.

Widely condemned as a conspiracy theorist, no one has been more marginalised by his own side of politics, nor ridiculed in the public square, than United Australia Party’s Craig Kelly. Originally joining the nation’s ramshackle conservatives, the Liberal Party in… Continue Reading →

Covid Dictator’s Days in Politics are Done

By Sonia Hickey: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard is set to retire from politics after three decades in Parliament.  While Mr Hazzard was instrumental in facilitating the decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales in 2019,… Continue Reading →

Pfizer’s Reputation Destroyed by European Union Parliament Admissions: Why Isn’t Australia Holding a Similar Inquiry?

By John Stapleton. Extract from the Upcoming Book Australia Breaks Apart. Below is a transcript of a press conference held by members of the European Parliament expressing their absolute outrage over the performance of vaccine manufacturer Pfizer, including, despite being… Continue Reading →

Abolish All Covid Related Fines

Monica Smit: Reignite Democracy Australia. Open Letter. My name is Monica Smit, I’m 34 years old, born and bred in this beautiful country. I was brought up to respect authority, pay my taxes and be kind to my neighbour. I… Continue Reading →

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews Unmasked: The Man The Monster

By Geoff Shaw There is no doubt that Geoff Shaw regards the Premier of Australia’s second most populist state as a monster. But before we get into the excerpts, let’s skip straight to the end of the horror story. Alex… Continue Reading →

The Stars of Australia’s Blossoming Independent Media: Morgan Jonas and The MCJ Report

A profound lunacy has overtaken Australia; and the entirely bought mainstream media, hostage to their government funding, has ignored what is happening right in front of all our eyes. But as the saying goes, it’s an ill wind that blows… Continue Reading →

The Australian Economy: Whither To From Here?

By Alan Austin: Independent Australia. The latest official data on Australia’s economy reveals serious structural problems making all workers poorer, as Alan Austin reports. A RECENT EMAIL from the office of Dr Jim Chalmers mysteriously lost the first letter of his title, thus describing… Continue Reading →

Australian Government and Opposition in Bed On National Security

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog. The twilights years of the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison government were marked by the realisation that the framework of national security and terrorism laws passed over the last decades had become so broad that the much-warned-of… Continue Reading →

The Long Read: Covert Concessions and Sweetheart Deals. Extract from Unfolding Catastrophe: Australia

By John Stapleton The brutal and very ugly face of the Covid response in Australia, former Prime Minister Scott Morrison, is now mired in scandal, flayed daily in the public square. The discovery that he appointed himself to five different… Continue Reading →

Infiltrated: How Unelected World Bodies Are Transforming Australia

By Ethan Nash: TOTT NEWS. A social and economic wasteland has been left after two years of lockdowns and restrictions, and now, unelected international bodies seek to use this climate of uncertainty as the catalyst to re-shape the world into… Continue Reading →

The Pfizer Papers: How the Company Covered Up the Deaths of Trial Participants

By T.J. Coles: TOTT NEWS. Newly-released Pfizer-US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) documents suggest that after several trial participants died — following injection with the experimental product — Pfizer covered up their deaths by attributing them to natural causes, existing… Continue Reading →

How It All Ends: Extract from Australia Breaks Apart

By John Stapleton. The Long Read. This is Chapter Two, How It All Ends, of the upcoming book Australia Breaks Apart, the sequel to Unfolding Catastrophe Australia. The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety… Continue Reading →

Is Freedom even Worth the Effort?

Paul Collits: Politicom. THE anti-mandate Convoy that descended on Canberra earlier this year could be the catalyst that delivers Australia from the brink of becoming an authoritarian State.  It could also come to absolutely nothing – handing power-hungry politicians a green light… Continue Reading →

Transparency Paradox: Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison flayed for Secrecy as his successor Blocks access to National Cabinet Documents

By Rex Patrick: Michael West Media. While the media is flaying the political corpse of Scott Morrison, quite deservedly over the former prime minister’s secret power grab, the new government has quietly stripped Australians of their 40-year right of access… Continue Reading →

The Scott Morrison Horror Show

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra. It’s not breaking news that Scott Morrison has trouble with women. His “woman problem” was one factor in his election defeat. But really, his treatment this week of Karen Andrews, his former home affairs minister,… Continue Reading →

Australia’s Former Prime Minister: Dictator Morrison and the ‘You Made Me Do It’ Defence

Michelle Pini: Independent Australia. So, Scotty the Dictator secretly took over all the portfolios of the key ministers around him. While this is undoubtedly a disgraceful “trashing of democracy”, as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese described it, it is hardly out of character… Continue Reading →

Swathed in Scandal, former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Reverts to Type

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra. One of the more bizarre things Scott Morrison said in his hour-long, sometimes combative, Wednesday news conference was that he’d had a “wonderful” conversation with former Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday. Morrison contacted Frydenberg… Continue Reading →

Power Hungry Elites Have Upended Australia

Paul Collits: Politicom. John Stapleton, editor of the fine online journal A Sense of Place Magazine, has now published two books on Australia’s experience of COVID totalitarianism.  The first, Unfolding Catastrophe, chronicled Australia’s descent into policy madness over two miserable years.  His… Continue Reading →

Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Trashed Conventions and Accountability

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra. The only credible explanation for Scott Morrison personally installing himself, as an undisclosed ministerial partner, in several portfolios is the former prime minister’s passion for control. The fact he didn’t tell senior colleagues, let alone… Continue Reading →

“If We Get Covid, So Be It”: Australia’s Hypocrisy

By Professor Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute. Australia just elevated Covid hypocrisy to a whole new level. On Sunday August 7, after a series of round-robin matches in two groups followed by knockout matches in the semi-finals, Australia and India met… Continue Reading →

Fact Checkers: The Jokes On Us

By Paul Collits. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation and RMIT University might well be a match made in heaven.  Or, more likely, hell.  These two Covid State acolyte institutions, beyond-woke corporates both, true believers in the climate hysteria and, ironically, servants… Continue Reading →

The Rorting Years of Australian Politics: how Scott Morrison put a Shark Bite on the Taxpayer

By #Mate: Michael West Media. Speculation surrounding Scott Morrison’s post-parliamentary ambitions includes the possibility of a job with the Australian Rugby League. His involvement with the sport poses plenty of questions, including the grants largesse that defined his time as… Continue Reading →

The Smoking Ruins of Scott Morrison’s Reputation: Courting Pentecostal World Domination

Michelle Pini: Independent Australia. Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was until his recent demolition at the polls the world’s only Pentecostal national leader. Still in parliament, and thereby still living off the taxpayer, he is continuing his Pentecostal agenda… Continue Reading →

Australia: The Place to be Pepper Sprayed as Protestors around the country March against the New World Order

Coverage from TOTT NEWS, True Arrow and Others. Despite lockdowns and restrictions ending, vaccine mandates continue to create havoc across multiple Australian industries and the larger agenda is still very much in motion. With Australia now having one of the… Continue Reading →

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