the voice
The cult of diversity

The cult of diversity

One of the key reasons Australia voted 60/40 against the indigenous voice to parliament is because it was divisive.  Instead of acknowledging and celebrating what unites Australians and binds us as a nation the Yes campaign divided citizens into indigenous and...

Lessons from the voice referendum

Lessons from the voice referendum

Quick share links: Well the Voice referendum has been a painful experience for a lot of us. It was essentially a divisive exercise that provided an opportunity for progressives to exaggerate perceived racism in the Australian population. It was...

If only Albo practised what he preaches

If only Albo practised what he preaches

On Saturday night, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese gave a teary, solemn and sombre speech to the Australian nation after his ridiculous ‘Voice’ proposal was resoundingly pummelled from one end of this land to the other. And in that speech two things were apparent....

Australia unites around a new narrative

Australia unites around a new narrative

A bi-partisan committee should be established to devise a long-term plan to address the crisis in remote communities. Many people who voted No in this referendum wanted to vote Yes. They didn’t because they didn’t like the mode or the...

Part II: Sovereignty and Treaty

Part II: Sovereignty and Treaty

The First Nations-People (FNP) have written the Uluru Statement from the Heart claiming  sovereignty over the continent of Australia. They want a Voice to Parliament, they say, in  order to negotiate a ‘treaty’ – a ‘Makarrata’: “Makarrata [they state] is...

The ‘Yes’ campaign are moderates

The ‘Yes’ campaign are moderates

Sometimes it is good to be reminded that, as radical as something like the Voice to Parliament is, the 'Yes' campaign is the moderate wing of the “progressive” left, and there are some who want to go further, much further. Quick share links: Here...

Don’t be Sorry!

Don’t be Sorry!

Quick share links: Often in our day to day lives we go about our business somewhat mindlessly. Without much thought we fall into line with the prevailing thoughts of others and forget lessons we have learnt in the past. Sometimes we are encouraged...

How Will It Evolve?

How Will It Evolve?

The advocates of the Voice to Parliament say that the Voice will be "just an advisory body." Quick share links: But they also hint that it will become more and is in fact designed to do so.“Part of the driving force behind the Uluṟu Statement and...

The saga of the great Voice subterfuge

The saga of the great Voice subterfuge

Quick share links: It seems to me a great tragedy Australia’s original inhabitants have emerged from the Dream Time only to be ensconced in the “woke” time.With the Voice referendum fast approaching and the rhetoric from both the Yes camp and the...

Payback “justice” is an insatiable beast

Payback “justice” is an insatiable beast

Perpetually outraged Senator Lidia Thorpe is a real life caricature of radical blacktivism, including the refusal to spell words correctly like a literate person. Apparently a basic level of literacy is “acting white”, a perverse attitude even President Obama rebuked....

So much for “untouched” people group

So much for “untouched” people group

One of the myths of Australian history that many people seem to still believe is the idea that Australia remained untouched by non-indigenous peoples until the coming of Europeans in the age of Colonial exploration. But there is a growing body of evidence that this is...

Makarrata means much more than peace after dispute

Makarrata means much more than peace after dispute

Three months after the Uluru Statement From The Heart was released in May, 2017, the ABC published an article explaining exactly what makarrata means. The Uluru Statement demanded a “Voice”: a new Canberra bureaucracy to tell parliament what all Aboriginals are...

The New Gulag

The New Gulag

In his famous three-volume masterpiece, The Gulag Archipelago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn described the frozen wastelands of Siberia where political prisoners and dissidents the Soviet state considered dangerous were held (for their speech, not their actions). A gulag was...