Category Archives: Australia/Oceania

January 3, 2018

African gangs in Melbourne are a problem, police admit, as Victorian Government defends strategy

Victorian police have conceded Melbourne has a problem with African street gangs, after earlier insisting there were no gangs in the city, as the State Government rejects criticism it has dropped the ball on the problem.

Police Minister Lisa Neville on Tuesday defended the Government’s handling of youth crime after the Federal Government on Monday said “African gang crime” was out of control in Melbourne because of lenient state policies.

The issue has become a priority for both major parties after a series of recent headline-grabbing crimes blamed on groups of young African men, including the trashing of an Airbnb property in Werribee, vandalism in Tarneit and a night of violence at St Kilda Beach involving dozens of youths.

Just days after Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Andrew Crisp said he did “not accept for a minute that we do have gangs”, Acting Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said there were African street gangs in Melbourne.

“We have for a significant period of time said that there is an issue with overrepresentation by African youth in serious and violent offending as well as public disorder issues,” Acting Commissioner Patton said.

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December 27, 2017

Paul Hogan Exclusive Australian Interview (2017) – Video

One of the best interviews you will ever see on “Hoges”

December 19, 2017

New migrants BANNED from welfare benefits including the dole, parental leave and carer’s allowances during their first three years in Australia

Migrants will have to wait longer for government help under a new policy. Treasurer Scott Morrison announced measures to ‘encourage self-sufficiency’. There will be a three year delay before migrants can receive Newstart. Delay will also apply to family tax benefits, parental leave, carer allowances.

Newly-arrived migrants will have to wait longer before receiving a range of welfare payments under a hardline new approach expected to save $1.3 billion.

It will be three years before migrants can receive Newstart or family tax benefits, paid parental leave or carer allowances.

The push to ‘encourage self-sufficiency’ among new migrants was one of the headline savings measures announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison in a mid-year budget outlook on Monday.

Social Services Minister Christian Porter suspects many people would be surprised to learn migrants could access some family and parental payments immediately after arriving in Australia.

‘Australians’ expectation of newly-arrived migrants is that they contribute socially and economically for a reasonable period before having access to our nation’s generous welfare system,’ Mr Porter said.

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November 29, 2017

‘Waleed Aly and Karl Stefanovic are too scared to interview me’: Right-wing firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos accuses the Australian media’s biggest names of being petrified of ‘gay guy with different opinions’

Milo Yiannopoulos claims TV presenters are ‘too cowardly’ to interview him. He says string of country’s most popular TV programs have cancelled interviews. Yiannopoulos specifically named Waleed Aly, Karl Stefanovic and Jessica Rowe. He said Ten’s The Project and Studio Ten – as well as Nine’s Today – all cancelled. Yiannopoulos: ‘Australia’s media is running scared of a harmless homosexual’. Nine and Channel 10 have been contacted for comment.

Milo Yiannopoulos has slammed some of Australia’s highest-paid journalists and says they are ‘too cowardly’ to interview a ‘gay guy with different opinions’.

The right-wing firebrand claims a string of the country’s most popular television programs have cancelled interviews ahead of his Australian tour.

‘Waleed Aly, Karl Stefanovic and Jessica Rowe are too scared to interview me. That’s the only conclusion I can draw,’ he told Daily Mail Australia on Monday.

‘These are some of the highest-paid, highest-profile and supposedly brave journalists in the country.

‘But they’re frightened of debating a gay guy with opinions that differ from theirs – in their own studios, on their own home turf. What’s going on?’

He said Channel Ten’s The Project organised to interview him via satellite before the program told him they would prefer to have him in the studio when he arrived in Australia.

After Yiannopoulos agreed to both interviews, he said the producers told him they were ‘too busy this week’ and cancelled.

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November 22, 2017

Dick Smith on his controversial new campaign to slash immigration (Video)

Kochie spoke to Dick Smith who is today launching a new anti-immigration campaign which claims that ‘Overpopulation will destroy Australia’.

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October 28, 2017

Report: Voters Say Country Is Full, Support Partial Muslim Immigration Ban

In a blow for multiculturalism and open door migration, a majority of Australian voters believe the country is full and almost half support a partial ban on new Muslim arrivals.

The changing approach to immigration Down Under has been highlighted in a new survey that shows that just over 50 per cent of voters agree that Australia has changed beyond recognition and “sometimes feels like a foreign country.”

The Australian Population Research Institute (TAPRI) conducted the polling. The independent organisation claims the results are driven by a rapid change in Australia’s ethnic and religious make-up and concerns over quality of life.

It comes as ordinary Australians cope with massive population growth driven by record migrant intakes and Pauline Hanson of the One Nation Party warned that Australia’s political elites are increasingly out of touch with ordinary voters. She tweeted:

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October 2, 2017

Kevin Donnelly: Multiculturalism and political correctness are killing Australia

Similar to Europe, where right-wing parties such as Germany’s AfD Party and France’s National Front are growing in strength, the resurgence of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party and the fact that the Turnbull government is bleeding votes from its conservative base prove that Australians are also fed up with being silenced and ignored.

Douglas Murray’s recent book titled The Strange Death Of Europe deals with far away countries such as England, France, Germany, Sweden, Italy and Greece but it should be compulsory reading here. Murray argues “Europe is committing suicide” and while the situation in Australia is nowhere near as dramatic we are also in danger.

Similar to Europe, in our own country multiculturalism reigns supreme, we are made to feel guilty about the past and the cultural left elites label anyone who disagrees as “deplorables”.

Murray also writes that modern, secular society where materialism is the new religion ignores the fact that people need a spiritual and moral sense of identity and purpose. Unless Western civilisation rediscovers what gives it identity, confidence and strength then it is signing its own death warrant.

The first catastrophe facing England and Europe is the influx of millions of Islamic refugees over the past five to 10 years. As a result suburbs in Paris, London and Brussels are no-go zones, Islamic terrorism and crime are weekly events and increasing numbers of locals feel they are strangers in their own land.

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September 10, 2017

Jail Time, Fines for Vandals Who Attack Historic Monuments

Vandals caught defacing historic monuments will face jail time and hefty fines if convicted, under tough new laws being introduced by the Australian government.

Century-old statues of explorer Captain James Cook will be amongst the first items placed on the National Heritage List and automatically protected by law under the scheme. Several monuments and statues of Captain Cook, the first European to fully explore and chart Australia’s east coast, were attacked around Australia last month, as Breitbart London reported.

At the time, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the vandalism – sparked by the high-profile removal of Confederate statues and desecration of memorials to historic figures in the United States – was similar to Soviet times.

“This is what Stalin did,” he said on Facebook.

“When he fell out with his henchmen he didn’t just execute them, they were removed from all official photographs – they became non-persons, banished not just from life’s mortal coil but from memory and history itself.”

Now Mr. Turnbull wants to ensure there are tough penalties for anyone caught repeating the acts. He told the Sydney Sunday Telegraph the Australian government would “not stand by and allow vandals to rewrite or tear down our history.”

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September 5, 2017

Immigration Politics Turns Upside Down in New Zealand Election Campaign

Center-left party’s plan to cut immigration helps narrow the gap with conservative government.

A tightening election race in this U.S. ally has its roots in anxiety over immigration and the rise of a leader who wasn’t even her party’s first choice when campaigning began more than a month ago.

New Zealand voters will go to the polls on Sept. 23 to decide whether Bill English’s National party should remain in government after nearly nine years or be replaced by the opposition Labour Party headed by Jacinda Ardern, a 37-year-old former president of the International Union of Socialist Youth.

A recent voter poll put support for Labour at its highest level in more than a decade—at 43 points, while the National Party fell to 41 points. It raises the prospect of an upset win for Ms. Ardern, who succeeded Andrew Little as leader of the center-left party at the start of August, when it lagged behind Mr. English’s conservatives by more than 20 points. It has also made the prospect of a hung parliament more likely, which would thrust smaller parties like the populist New Zealand First into the role of kingmakers.

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August 17, 2017

‘No guard at any time asked to see my face’: Defiant Pauline Hanson stands by burqa stunt and insists she was trying to expose security flaws by wearing ‘un-Australian’ garment

Pauline Hanson shocks the Senate by walking into the chamber wearing a burqa. The Queensland Senator was pictured in the Islamic garb in Parliament Thursday. ‘A large majority of Australians wish to see the banning of the burqa,’ she said. Her appearance was met with laughter and outrage from her fellow Senators. She said no security guard even asked to see her face as she entered chamber.

Pauline Hanson says no security guards even asked to see her face as she walked into the Senate chamber wearing a burqa.

The One Nation leader shocked her parliamentary colleagues when she turned up to Question Time wearing Islamic garb on Thursday afternoon.

However, it seems security guards and attendants on the floor of parliament were unprepared too.

‘I walked straight from my office down the hallway, down the stairs,’ she told Sydney radio 2GB broadcaster Ben Fordham.

‘I met two security guards as I walked straight up the chamber. No one, no security guard at any point of time asked to see my face.

‘One of the attendants who was on the floor of parliament, he just gasped. You should have seen the look on his face.’

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