Public Trustee Resigns

Mr Ian Berry MP, Chair of the Parliamentary Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee and Member for Ipswich let it be known this week that Peter Carne, the Qld Public Trustee, had resigned. No reasons have been given. At the last election it was public knowledge that Mr Carne was on the top of the LNP's hit list of senior Labor bureaucrats to go.

A letter to you, from an Egyptian prison cell.

Australian journalist Peter Greste faces life behind bars in Egypt -- just for doing his job. Stand up for a free press. Call on the Egyptian authorities to free Peter and his colleagues immediately. Dear Bilal, Two months ago, Australian journalist Peter Greste wrote this from his prison cell in Egypt: “I am in my … Continue reading A letter to you, from an Egyptian prison cell.

Is fascism creeping into Australia?

There are clearly no Fascist regimes in Australia, or any regime with even the slightest of Fascist agendas. We're a luckier country than that. Broadly speaking, Fascism is: A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy … Continue reading Is fascism creeping into Australia?