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Attacks on ABC and unis won’t stop. This is a government seeking control.

Attacks on ABC and unis won’t stop. This is a government seeking control.

Wherever it has the opportunity to exercise power, the government's instinct is to use it to suppress criticism and dissent. And it's getting worse.

How 2014 ushered in the new police state era in Australia

How 2014 ushered in the new police state era in Australia

A confluence of factors has meant that the past four years have seen the development of a police state in Australia aimed at punishing dissent. But ultimate responsibility lies with voters.

The faceless bureaucracy that’s pushing us down the road to a police state

The faceless bureaucracy that’s pushing us down the road to a police state

Australia's transition to an anti-dissent police state reflects a bureaucratic system intent of extending itself, and politicians who have an interest in allowing it to.

An incomplete list of evidence that Australia is becoming a police state

An incomplete list of evidence that Australia is becoming a police state

The government is taking Australia down the road to a police state where criticism or embarrassment of the government is punished. This is how.