Anning’s speech: underlying ideas, contrasting opinions, and future prospects

Senator Fraser Anning’s controversial maiden speech in Parliament has exploded into a massive divisive issue, particularly on social media, definitely this week’s hot topic. Political experts and local councillors are writing off his speech as a publicity stunt, but any press is good press… Many politicians have condemned Anning for his maiden speech, using an…

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Anning Advisor Steps Down Over Senator’s “Final Solution” Speech

An advisor to Fraser Anning has quit following the Queensland senator’s speech that had linked Australia’s Muslim immigration to the Nazi’s often-used term “final solution”. Richard Mcgilvray stepped down just hours after the speech and condemned the Katter Australia Party senator’s speech in post on LinkedIn, claiming he had no knowledge of the senator’s plans…

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Anning Speech Censured Over ‘Final Solution’ Muslim Immigration Remarks

Senator Fraser Anning has been condemned across Federal Parliament over speech that called for a ban on Muslim immigration and evoked language popularised by Nazi Germany. Politicians including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and One Nation leader Pauline Hanson criticised the Katter Australian Party senator’s Tuesday maiden senate speech, after he said…

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Tougher Jail, Fines For Offenders Under New Revenge Porn Laws

People who share revenge pornography could face harsh jail terms under new laws targeting “online creeps”. Prison sentences of up seven years would be imposed, while fines of up to $525,000 for corporations and $105,000 would be imposed on people sharing intimate images of people without their consent under the laws. The legislation is designed…

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