Critical Thinking is what Conservatives fear and want stopped. It's what the far-right want policed and controlled.
exclusive survey reveals Labor’s primary vote is at a high of 42 per
cent, just 1 percentage point lower than it was at the 2018 poll.
While so many other nations since the French Revolution have declared themselves Republics it seems strange the Australia needs to be cautioned to do the same. Yes, Australia is unique in as much as it denied the very existence of the Indigenous peoples when discovered let alone as owners of this land. And they continued to do it from invasion day until just over 30 years ago when it was declared Eddie Mabo had Land Rights.
We denied the First Peoples as citizenship and special they were fauna. We ignored the need for any treaties like other colonies had and established a country that has no Bill of Human Rights written into its Constitution. Given we are a nation so lacking in what other nations take for granted why do we need to be so carefully “considered before moving forward as a Republic?
Is it because of what we are currently witnessing in America? Their Trump and post-Trump Fascist experience?
While much has been discussed about electing an Australian president, more consideration is required before moving forward as a republic, writes Professor John Quiggin.
The Australian Wars is a new three-part TV series directed and produced by Arrernte and Kalkadoon nations filmmaker Rachel Perkins.
Perkins travels across vast territory to capture key aspects of a war that lasted more than 100 years, from the landing of the First Fleet in 1788 until the 1920s.
The series traces some of the key phases, sites and underlying features of frontier wars here on home soil.