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HREOC: The Truth is No Defence

Jones, 2GB ordered to pay Trad $10k

| December 22, 2009

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/12/22/2778046.htm

The radio broadcaster Alan Jones and his employer 2GB have been ordered to pay $10,000 in damages and apologise to the Muslim leader Keysar Trad. …

The tribunal said the broadcasts included Mr Jones’ view that Australia is not a multi-racial but a mono-cultural society, and that this mono-culture was under threat from the “enemies within.”

Mr Jones spoke about “car hoons” – which he identified as “Lebanese Muslim youths” – and their disrespect for police.

The tribunal says Mr Jones also interpreted an allegedly inflammatory speech by

Adelaide’s gangsters must go

Doug Robertson, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | October 06, 2008

http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,24451792-5006301,00.html

GUN-WIELDING “gangsters” are making the city unsafe and their haunts must be shut down immediately, Adelaide Lord Mayor Michael Harbison says.

In the wake of yesterday’s dramatic early morning shooting in Gouger St where a person was wounded and a bystander injured, Mr Harbison has challenged the State Government to institute the “clean-up”.

While Mr Harbison wants businesses to bring back a feeling of community safety, political leaders called for a greater police presence on the beat. [more …]


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40pc believe others don’t belong here

The Advertiser | September 28, 2008

http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,24415273-5005962,00.html

FORTY per cent of Australians believe some ethnic groups do not belong in the country with one in 10 having outwardly racist views, a new study shows.

New South Wales tops the list with racist views, but lead researcher on the project Kevin Dunn puts it down to Sydney being the focus of international migration to Australia.

The study, led by human geography and urban studies Professor Dunn and his team from the University of Western Sydney, reveals racism in Australia has waned over the years but the figures remain high.

He will …