Why would be surprised that an academic attacks Anzac Day when a Chief of Army and Australian of the Year has done exactly the same thing?
Admirals & generals got all huffy about The Australian’s reporting of Defence’s Islamic Twitter account. So they complained to the Australian Press Council.
It was rejected today after it was found that Defence’s response omitted key details and that the reporting was factual.
I’ve been busy preparing for my legal challenge to the constitutional validity of anti-free speech laws in New South Wales and so haven’t been writing much lately.
But you’ll never guess who popped up in high heels the other day. It could not go without comment…
Defence’s new policy on political activity destroys all notions that the military is apolitical.
The Fremantle City Council is scrapping Australia Day and spending up big on a diversity celebration some other time.
Sounds like fun.
Last Friday the Federal Court overturned the former Chief of Defence Force’s decision to terminate my appointment as an officer in the Australian Army Reserve.
There are many people I must thank for their support over the last three years. I am now looking forward to working with the Australian Army to see the Court’s decision put into effect without delay.
The Regimental Sergeant Major of the Australian Army will break a lawful general order prohibiting uniformed attendance at political events when he marches in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
The Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, has some questions to answer in relation to his handling of the Army’s ‘Jedi Council’ sex scandal. But, so far, he has refused to do so. This raises doubt over his ‘famous’ speech that he is intent on creating an Army that is respectful of women. But, then again, so does his decision to allow uniformed personnel to march with busloads of topless women at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian...
In yonder times, Anzac Day was all about remembering the sacrifices of Australian and New Zealand war veterans, especially those who gave everything they had for our respective countries. It also provided a day for a grateful nation to pause and pay tribute to those men and women who currently serve in dangerous corners of the globe to protect our freedoms. But, apparently, that is not the case anymore. At least, that’s the impression...