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Fall of Australia: An overview of ‘anti-terrorism’ legislation

An in-depth look at all three draconian laws.

New anti-terror law allows ASIO to torture

“Senator Brandis has proven as adept at selling the government’s law-and-order messages as Treasurer Joe Hockey has been at crafting and selling a tough federal budget.” Photo: Glenn Hunt It is not clear why the Attorney-General, George Brandis, believes it is necessary for the Australian government to have the latitude to resort to torture, but

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Podcast Information and Archive | TOTT News

In addition to regular news and media content, TOTT News co-founded the Australian Roundtable Podcast in 2014 and appears as a regular guest on the General Knowledge Podcast by Real News Australia. Both shows feature eclectic panels of presenters who come together to discuss recent and topical news, and are aimed at listeners in Australia and

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Tasmanian anti-protest bill contravenes Australia’s human rights obligations – UN

Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Maina Kiai. Photo: UN/Jean-Marc Ferré A group of independent United Nations experts have urged lawmakers in Tasmania to refrain from adopting legislation against protests that disrupt businesses, saying the proposed bill would contravene Australia’s human rights obligations. Among other things, the experts

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Video: Is conscientious objection to vaccination a form of child abuse?

Dr. Michael Gannon. Source: Perth Now Dr. Michael Gannon, the West Australian President of the Australian Medical Association recently appeared on ABC’s ‘The World Today’ to speak about his concern for an increase decline in vaccination rates in the state. During the interview, he said that parents choosing to not vaccinate their children are committing

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