3 Reasons the Australian Government’s Misinformation Laws Will Prove Disastrous

Who gets to define ‘misinformation’? The Australian Government, that’s who — if new laws make it through parliament later this year. Here’s why that’s terrible news for all of us. Earlier this week, The Age reported the federal government’s plans to introduce new laws “to help reduce the spread of harmful content on social media”. The legislation will… Read More 3 Reasons the Australian Government’s Misinformation Laws Will Prove Disastrous

5 Things That Don’t Sit Right About Australia’s Response to Covid

During our national vaccine rollout, Australians have been cajoled with fear, threats, shifting messages, and the silencing of dissent. Something doesn’t sit right about the way Australia is dealing with this virus. We can and must do better. For those who have been happily vaccinated, there is a sense of optimism in the air. Lockdowns… Read More 5 Things That Don’t Sit Right About Australia’s Response to Covid

New Study Reveals Covid Lockdowns Will Cost More Lives Than They Save

A recent paper that examined over 100 COVID-19 studies has revealed that government-mandated lockdowns fail any reasonable cost/benefit analysis by a significant ratio. Published in the International Journal of the Economics of Business, the study found that lockdowns have only marginally reduced COVID-19 deaths, but come with enormous long-term costs that far outweigh their benefits. Authored by Canadian… Read More New Study Reveals Covid Lockdowns Will Cost More Lives Than They Save

Australia Faces International Condemnation for Covid Human Rights Abuses

International media outlets, MPs and protesters have cast the spotlight on Australia in recent times as our fundamental freedoms have been severely curtailed. “We are a proud liberal democracy,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced in a speech during his recent attendance at the UN General Assembly: We believe in a world order that favours… Read More Australia Faces International Condemnation for Covid Human Rights Abuses