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Fake facts and normalising extremists: why it was right to jump all over Fraser Anning
Opinion
Opinion

Fake facts and normalising extremists: why it was right to jump all over Fraser Anning

Fraser Anning’s presence at St Kilda as a member of Federal Parliament, and the way he spoke about the rally, represented an effort to normalise these guys by denying the bleedingly obvious.

  • by David Wroe

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'Despicable': Premier lashes Brisbane band for swastika flag stunt

'Despicable': Premier lashes Brisbane band for swastika flag stunt

Another patron in the crowd on Saturday has recounted the reasons the band gave for unveiling the Nazi flags mid-gig.

  • by Toby Crockford & Tony Moore
St Kilda thugs are a disturbing sign of the times
Opinion
Opinion

St Kilda thugs are a disturbing sign of the times

The feeling on that foreshore was ominous. The anti-racists outnumbered the racists, but we all knew it wouldn't take many to cause a lot of harm.

  • by Samantha Ratnam
Queensland police reject Senator Fraser Anning's 'African gang' claims
Annastacia Palaszczuk

Queensland police reject Senator Fraser Anning's 'African gang' claims

The senator has insisted he was representing his constituents on the interstate trip, as “African gang violence” was “rapidly spreading to my own state”.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Facebook pulls down St Kilda Beach rally page due to 'hate speech'
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Facebook pulls down St Kilda Beach rally page due to 'hate speech'

Facebook has pulled down an event page for the weekend's far right rally after it found posts with hate speech.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Scott Morrison lashes 'repeat offender' Fraser Anning over neo-Nazi rally
Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison lashes 'repeat offender' Fraser Anning over neo-Nazi rally

"Genuine concerns held by fair-minded Australians...should not be used as a cover or be hijacked to push hateful and ugly racist agenda."

  • by Michael Koziol
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Why the weekend's racial protest made me proud to be Australian
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Opinion

Why the weekend's racial protest made me proud to be Australian

It may sound counter-intuitive, but we shouldn't stop neo-Nazis holding rallies.

  • by Tarric Brooker
'Wouldn't worry me in slightest': Fraser Anning unfazed about whether he's re-elected
Fraser Anning

'Wouldn't worry me in slightest': Fraser Anning unfazed about whether he's re-elected

Independent Queensland senator Fraser Anning says he doesn't care if he loses his seat in the next federal election after coming under intense scrutiny for attending a far-right rally in Melbourne.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Band kicked off Brisbane stage for unveiling swastika flags

Band kicked off Brisbane stage for unveiling swastika flags

Revellers were horrified enough to help kick the group Big Bongin' Baby out of West End's The Bearded Lady on Saturday night, according to management. 

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Politicians unite against racism as neo-Nazis and Senator Fraser Anning condemned
Scott Morrison

Politicians unite against racism as neo-Nazis and Senator Fraser Anning condemned

Political leaders from across the spectrum have condemned independent senator Fraser Anning for attending a far-right rally, for which taxpayers will be slugged at least $3000 in travel costs.

  • by David Wroe
Fraser Anning to bill taxpayers more than $2800 for flights to St Kilda rally
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Fraser Anning to bill taxpayers more than $2800 for flights to St Kilda rally

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack says independent Senator Fraser Anning, who is billing taxpayers for his flights to a far-right rally, should consider his position in Parliament.

  • by David Wroe