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Tony Abbott and George Brandis – champions of “freedom of speech” hate speech

September 15, 2013 - 11:01 -- Editor

Flushed with the recent victory of its owner Rupert Murdoch in the Federal elections, The Australian decided to highlight what it obviously considers as a triumph for the new regime and a number one priority.

Budget cuts announced? Talks with regional partners? Business taxes? Education?

Election special No 15 – Holz claims growing support for plan to ban burqa

September 5, 2013 - 01:43 -- Editor

We wonder how many Muslims are living in the Division of Paterson. Thousands? Millions?

According to the 2001 ABS figures updated in 2003, the number of Muslims in the Hunter region which roughly corresponds to the Division of Paterson is 985. Let’s assume around half are women. Most of those women live in metropolitan Newcastle/Lake Macquarie. Only a small part of metropolitan Newcastle is in Paterson.