Bill Shorten, Queen of Australia

“The next governor-general I appoint will be a woman” – Bill Shorten talking to The Age. Source: SBS However… According to Section 2 of the Australian Constitution, the Governor-General is appointed by the Queen to be Her Majesty’s representative in Australia. The Governor-General is appointed on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, usually for a […]

Shorten’s tokenism and identity politics backfires

Jieh-Yung Lo, writing in the SMH: “Make no mistake about it, the remarks of NSW Labor’s former leader, Michael Daley, about  ‘Asians with PhDs taking young people’s jobs’ were offensive. But it is simplistic and naive to suggest those comments were the deciding factor for these voters in the state election. Shorten has made the […]

Backdoor Bill Shorten, visits Australia’s richest man – through the back door

Billionaire Anthony Pratt, Australia’s richest man hosted Bill Shorten and several of his Labor comrades at his Melbourne residence, Raheen. Deputy leader Tanya Plibersek, Katie Gallagher, Michael Danby and other MPs were pictured walking into the home, while Shorten went through the back entrance. Broadcaster Jane Marwick says it’s ‘telling’ that the Labor leader did […]

Law council panders to Muslim ‘leaders’

Justice Desmond Fagan, who has presided over a number of TERRORISM-RELATED CASES, said last week the ‘unqualified acceptance’ of the Koran by Australian Muslims ‘without explicit repudiation of verses which ordain intolerance, violence and domination … will embolden terrorists to think they are in common cause with all believers’. ‘If Australian followers of the religion, […]

Labor and Lawyers delay child sex offender register

Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus believes the existing nationwide register available to police and verifying people who work with children were both effective measures. Braveheart’s Hetty Johnston says “Governments should keep child sex offenders behind bars”. Source: SBS.com.au   But monitoring works: “A third of [GPS] tracked offenders [are] back behind bars” Since the [GPS tracking] […]

Shorten takes to WeChat to woo Chinese-Australian voters

Labor leader Bill Shorten has moved to head off a backlash from Chinese-Australian voters after the party’s disastrous NSW election campaign was marred by Michael Daley’s anti-Asian comments. Michael Daley resigned as NSW Labor leader earlier in the week after the video of him saying ‘Asians with PhDs’ were taking jobs from ‘our kids’ emerged […]