An American, Australian ,Israeli, British "Judeo Christian Friendly " blog.


Warning to all Muslims the world over seeking asylum and protection from the manifestations of their faith.
Do not under any circumstances come to Australia, for we are a Nation founded upon Judeo Christian Law and principles and as such Australia is an anathema to any follower of the Paedophile Slave Trader Mohammad's cult of Islam.
There is no ideology more hated and despised in Australia than Islam.You simply would not like it here.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire French author, humanist, rationalist, & satirist (1694 - 1778)
Those who demand you believe that Islam is a Religion of Peace also demand you believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming.
Aussie News & Views Jan 1 2009
"But Communism is the god of discontent, and needs no blessing. All it needs is a heart willing to hate, willing to call envy “justice."
Equality then means the violent destruction of all social and cultural distinctions. Freedom means absolute dictatorship over the people."
Take Hope from the Heart of Man and you make him a Beast of Prey
“ If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival.
“There may be even a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than live as slaves”
Winston Churchill. Pg.310 “The Hell Makers” John C. Grover ISBN # 0 7316 1918 8
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if what is said is not what is meant, then what must be done remains undone; if this remains undone, morals and art will deteriorate; if justice goes astray, the people will stand about in helpless confusion. Hence there must be no arbitrariness in what is said.
This matters above everything.
'a socialist is communist without the courage of conviction to say what he really is'.
Hontar: We must work in the world, your eminence. The world is thus.
Altamirano: No, SeƱor Hontar. Thus have we made the world... thus have I made it.
Voltaire said: “If you want to know who rules over you, just find out who you are not permitted to criticize.”

--------Check this out, what an Bum WOW!!!!

When those sworn to destroy you,Communism, Socialism,"Change you can Believe in" via their rabid salivating Mongrel Dog,Islam,take away your humanity, your God given Sanctity of Life, Created in His Image , If you are lucky this prayer is maybe all you have left, If you believe in God and his Son,Jesus Christ, then you are, despite the evils that may befall you are better off than most.

Lord, I come before You with a heavy heart. I feel so much and yet sometimes I feel nothing at all. I don't know where to turn, who to talk to, or how to deal with the things going on in my life. You see everything, Lord. You know everything, Lord. Yet when I seek you it is so hard to feel You here with me. Lord, help me through this. I don't see any other way to get out of this. There is no light at the end of my tunnel, yet everyone says You can show it to me. Lord, help me find that light. Let it be Your light. Give me someone to help. Let me feel You with me. Lord, let me see what You provide and see an alternative to taking my life. Let me feel Your blessings and comfort. Amen.
"The chief weapon in the quiver of all Islamist expansionist movements, is the absolute necessity to keep victims largely unaware of the actual theology plotting their demise. To complete this deception, a large body of ‘moderates’ continue to spew such ridiculous claims as “Islam means Peace” thereby keeping non-Muslims from actually reading the Qur’an, the Sira, the Hadith, or actually looking into the past 1400 years of history. Islamists also deny or dismiss the concept of ‘abrogation’, which is the universal intra-Islamic method of replacing slightly more tolerable aspects of the religion in favor of more violent demands for Muslims to slay and subdue infidels"


Anthropogenic Global Warming SCAM

Friday, August 31, 2012

THAT word again.

Five Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Patrick Lion, National Political Reporter
Daily Telegraph
August 30, 20126:11PM

FIVE Australian soldiers have been killed in two separate incidents in Afghanistan, in one of the darkest days of Australia's campaign.

In the first incident, three soldiers were killed in an attack in Oruzgan province by a man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform.

Two other soldiers were also wounded in the incident, Acting Chief of Defence Air Marshal Mark Binskin told a media conference in Canberra. 

In the second incident, two Australian Special Forces soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed in Helmand province.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has cut short her trip to the Pacific Islands Forum and will fly back to Canberra tonight. 

She said Australians would be grieving for the five dead soldiers in what was the worst day of deaths in combat since the Vietnam War.

"I believe this is the most losses in combat since the days of the Vietnam war and the battle on Long Tan,'' she told reporters.

"This is news so truly shocking that it's going to feel for many Australians like a physical blow.

"If we are feeling that, then it is hard to imagine what the families of these five men are feeling," she said.

"Their loss is immense, their grief will be sharp and our condolences go to each of them as they are confronted by this news."

The three soldiers killed in the first incident were all based at the Gallipoli barracks in Brisbane's Enoggera.

One was a 40-year-old lance corporal posted to the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment of the Queensland Mounted Infantry.

He was on his second tour of Afghanistan and had previously served in Iraq.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Sydney's Occupied Territories:Swaggering Muslim Rat with a Gold Tooth,Mahmoud Mariam, gets away with Murder sniggers and laughs at sentencing in Sydney Court.

Six years jail for Bob Knight's killer

Amy Dale, Court Reporter 
The Daily Telegraph 
August 30, 2012 4:59PM

THE man who fired the shot that killed truckie Bob Knight will spend close to six years in jail.

Mahmoud Mariam was ordered by Justice Megan Latham to a minimum of five years and nine months for the killing of the Canberra truck driver.

Swaggering Muslim "Rat with a Gold Tooth" Mahmoud Mariam, leaving Court today after sentencing for killing Australian Bob Knight

In NSW the maximum penalty for possession of an unlicensed hand gun is fourteen years.
The maximum penalty for not having a firearm secured is ten years, the maximum penalty for manslaughter is twenty five years
This swine received five years and nine months for killing Bob Knight. 

He and his fellow Swine went to the KFC car park to shoot someone, had they of just killed each other no harm done, nothing to see here, move along please, however they killed a hard working Australian just going about his lawful business of supporting himself and his family and for that he was killed shot dead by the lowest of the low.

Mr Knight, a veteran truckie, was hit by a stray bullet that travelled 200m from the carpark of Milperra KFC during a shootout between two gangs on June 25, 2009.

The court heard the two groups had gotten into a fight at a Bankstown shopping centre earlier that day.

Three men, who cannot be identified because they were underage at the time of the shooting, were today sentenced for affray.

Mariam was found guilty last May by a jury of manslaughter, but acquitted of murder.

Justice Latham described Mariam's crime as "a most mindless display of violence" and said the men had shown a disregard for "vulnerable" members of the public.

"This was a premeditated assembly of 11 people for the purpose of the settling of a score which seems to have arisen from a petty assault earlier that day," she said.

"It is an abhorrent and despicable display of male aggression."

Two of the men were sentenced to three-year good behaviour bonds after pleading guilty to affray.

The other man, who was found guilty by a jury of affray and maliciously destroy property by fire, will be eligible for release on parole within two weeks- as his sentence took into account the time he has spent in custody. 

Allowing for Mariam's time in jail, he will be eligible for parole in April 2016.

Bob Knight's daughter Katherine said outside court that she was pleased at Mariam's sentence, saying "we've been told that's good for manslaughter these days."

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

QANTAS Renamed by TV Host Carrie Bickmore

Carrie's shocking 'Qantas' slip up
WARNING: Accidental coarse language. 
THE PROJECT'S Carrie Bickmore was left red-faced after an embarrassing 
mispronunciation of the word 'Qantas' on live television

Once more for Carrie


Monday, August 27, 2012

Sydney's Occupied Territories:"...accidents are being staged,baseball bats used to add damage to vehicles,assessors threatened or bashed,"

Violence in smash repair rort racket

Mark Morri
The Daily Telegraph
August 27, 2012 12:00AM

INSURANCE workers are being intimidated into inflating quotes, accidents are being staged and baseball bats used to add damage to vehicles in a car repair racket costing the industry millions.

Assessors who refuse to co-operate are being threatened or bashed, and damaged vehicles are being "held hostage" at repair yards.

The situation has become so violent that a private security company is guarding the home of one worker who recently refused to inflate a quote at an inner-city repair shop.

In another case a worker from a different company was beaten by four men at his home in the western suburbs.

Others have reported tow trucks driving past their homes or parking nearby for hours at a time.

The men and the companies involved have asked their names not be identified because of possible reprisals.

A highly-placed insurance industry source said yesterday: "It is extortion. Not only are people getting hurt but it is going to cost customers millions of dollars.

"Inflated quotes is a problem but the much wider and growing concern is 'captured cars'," a senior insurance executive said.

By law, the owner of a smash repair shop that tows a car is restricted to charging only $17.50 a day in storage fees. But if the vehicle is towed by another tow truck the owner can charge what he likes. For that reason owner operators don't really exist any more, especially on paper.

"The criminal tow truck operators and smash repair yards work together to make life for insurance companies a pain," he said. "It has always been that way. Now it is getting dangerous."

The companies want clients' cars taken to an approved shop or their own centre where the job can be done at a fair price.

But often the smash repair shop will refuse access to the car or won't let insurers on the premises to take away vehicles to approved workshops without exorbitant payment.

"Some shops will charge you $300 a day storage, and $100 every time they move it. Then there will be 'administration costs' as well," another executive said. "It's not uncommon for a shop to ask for $5000 to release a car."

I know an ex assessor,over 30 years in the job,who was subjected to this criminal extortion and threats years ago, and yes it was the usual suspects aka. "men of middle eastern appearance" who were responsible the "Harmony Day" and "Cultural Enrichment" .Why hasthis story has taken years to surface in the MSM ? maybe a Labor Green media useful idiot has been stung by these swine.

Sydney's Angela Chon : She's a psychiatric nurse, holds a law degree with honours, and she's a Pole Dancer .

Sydney's own pole dancing nurse

By James Gorman
The Daily Telegraph
August 25, 20121:19PM

POLE dancers from around Australia are being invited to showcase their best moves as nominations open for Miss Pole Dance Australia.

Every August, heats are held around the country before the finals in November. The champion will then go to Europe to compete in the World Finals, where Australia has won three times in the past five years.

Among the entrants this year is Newtown resident Angela Chon, who has been pole dancing for four years, reports the Inner West Courier.

The psychiatric nurse, who also holds a law degree with honours, said there was nothing else like the Miss Pole Dance Australia contest.

"The competition is one of a kind in that it involves just a pole dance rather than others which are more fitness based," Ms Chon said.

"It really is the first of its kind in the pole dancing industry. If you win, you hold the title of Miss Pole Dance Australia for a year and it opens up all types of competitions and opportunities. The pole dancing world is a niche one but once you get into it, it's a great world to be apart of."

Ms Chon said that audiences would be in for an exciting show during the November finals.

"I think the audience can expect to be dazzled.

"Last year, contestants were using smoke machines and firecrackers because everyone tries to outdo each other - it is really about who stands out because all the tricks start looking the same after a while. So it's about how much we can wow the audience."

Please support in anyway you can these,wonderfully talented girls,and also demand that the IOC immediately acknowledge Pole Dancing as an Olympic Sport starting in Rio 2016

Sunday, August 26, 2012

1982 Sydney PA (Harmony Day celebration ? ) Bombing investigation re opened

Hakoah bombing mystery re-opens

Yoni Bashan
The Sunday Telegraph
August 25, 2012 6:11PM

NSW Police have launched a fresh inquiry into two unsolved terrorist attacks in Sydney almost 30 years ago, identifying one of the world's most wanted extremists as the prime suspect.

Counter-terrorism detectives have reopened their investigation into the bombings of the Israeli Consulate and Hakoah Club on December 23, 1982. The investigation - known as Operation 

Forbearance - led detectives to Terre Haute, Indiana, in May to interview terrorist Mohammed Rashid in jail.

The 65-year-old - jailed over the 1982 bombing of a Pan Am flight - was a senior member of the pro-Palestinian terror group known as 15 May.

Police believe he is an architect of the Sydney attacks, along with his mentor, 15 May leader and master bomb-maker, Abu Ibrahim, who is now wanted by NSW Police.

"(Ibrahim) is a significant person of interest to this investigation," a senior police source said.

The explosions happened within four hours of each other. The first was detonated at 2pm inside the stairwell of Westfield Towers on William St in the CBD, which housed the Israeli Consulate. The second happened at 6.45pm inside the Hakoah Club, a Jewish soccer and social club, in Hall St, Bondi Beach.

Australia's Labor Green Loons "Co Party" Senator, Sarah Hanson Young seen here standing rock solid with what the progressives describe as the "Palestinian cause" during a PA Terrorist support rally. The Greens are strong advocates of Islamic immigration into Australia via an open borders policy that was quickly adopted by their  "Co Party" partners the Australian Labor Party and only recently wound back after some 5 years of open and unrestricted illegal entry into Australia by predominantly Muslim males 18 to 24 years of age.
Who knows how many Islamic Terrorist sleeper cells have flourished since the election of the Union / GetUp financed Rudd / Gillard / Labor Green Loon Co Party governments given the shameless moral and financial support, via various Multicultural Industry SCAMS,given by them to these Terrorist groups at the highest level of government.

A 1971 Valiant parked in the club's carpark had been fitted with gas cylinders and a 20-litre drum of petrol connected to a timing device.

No one was killed in either attack, but 76-year-old Clara Lowy, who worked as a tea lady at the consulate, was seriously injured. Within two months, Sydney man Mohammed Ali Beydoun was charged over the Hakoah bombing.

The Lebanese-Australian citizen, then 32, had no criminal record and worked as a mail sorter at Sydney Airport. Detectives linked Beydoun to the blast through the Valiant - its number plates belonged to his sister, who had reported her car stolen days earlier.

The Valiant's salesman provided detectives with facial reconstructions of the two men who purchased the vehicle. Beydoun was identified as one of the buyers. The other man remains unknown and police are trying to track both.

Beydoun always denied any involvement and on August 3, 1984 his charge of being an accessory before the fact was thrown out by the Attorney-General because of insufficient evidence. The investigation then went cold. However, police always suspected international terrorism. Both explosions used a sophisticated timing mechanism known as an "E-cell" and other bomb signatures that pointed to 15 May.

Ibrahim, 76, whose real name is Husayn Muhammad Al-Umari, was added to the FBI's Most Wanted List in 2009 after intelligence linked him to a hideout in Lebanon.

There is a $5 million reward for information leading to his arrest. Another person of interest to the case is former 15 May member Adnan Awad, who turned himself in to authorities during the 1980s. He now lives in hiding under an assumed identity.

The investigation into the Sydney attacks lay dormant until February 2011, when counter-terror investigator, Detective Inspector Caroline O'Hare, re-examined the case.

The Sunday Telegraph has been aware of the developments since last year but, at the request of NSW Police, agreed not to print any details until tonight.

"During the '80s, it was taken as far as it could be," a police source said. "We have a range of suspects ... there could be domestic and international arrest warrants issued."

In the past 18 months, up to 20 detectives have been tracking historical files and photographs of the two crime scenes.

Rashid, now 65, is serving out the remainder of his sentence over the 1982 bombing of Pan Am flight 830 over Honolulu which killed one person and wounded 15 others.

He received a lenient sentence for co-operating with the FBI and will be released on March 20 next year to face immediate deportation from the US.

The Bolt Report Pt's 1,2and 3 August 26 12

Friday, August 24, 2012

"Stay out of Australia" BHP: Tony Abbott proven correct over BHP Mining pull out due to Labor Green Loon's TAXES

Stay out of Australia: BHP boss tells foreign investors

Yahoo!7 Finance – 
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Two days after mining giant BHP Billiton announced it was scrapping a $30 billion expansion plan in South Australia, its chief Marius Kloppers has warned European investors to stay away from Australia.

According to Fairfax reports, Kloppers told British media that new investments in Australia's coal sector would not be profitable given the country’s carbon and mining taxes.

Two Days ago

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott (August 22 2012) accused of been loose with the truth when he suggested that BHP's pull out of the Olympic Dam project was due to the Labor Green Loon Governments CO2 and increased mining  Taxes 


August 24 2012
Klopper’s statement comes after he reassured Australians that the taxes were not to blame for BHP axing the Olympic Dam expansion and just hours before a joint venture between Gina Rinehart's Hancock Coal and GVK won approval from the federal government. 

Related: Rinehart's controversial mining project gets green light

Rinehart has got a go-ahead to develop its Alpha coal mine and rail project, which has previously been estimated to cost $6.4 billion.

Kloppers also said "a large chunk" of the industry was not making any money and industry sources claim an estimated 2000 mining contractors have been laid off in recent months.

"It seems to me that there is broad industry movement towards personnel reductions, contractor stand-downs and so on in the coal industry," Mr Kloppers said.

A report released on Tuesday showed BHP Billiton's full year net profit has slumped by more than a third to $A14.77 billion.

Related: BHP scraps $30 billion project in Australia as profit slumps

Following the announcement, the mining giant announced its plans to scrap the massive Olympic Dam open pit expansion and would now investigate an alternative, less expensive expansion.

Blame game heats up

Tony Abbott has been accused of running "one of the most dishonest, self-interested fear campaigns" seen in Australian politics as a row rages over BHP Billiton's decision.

Kloppers says the decision to can the $30 billion project was forced by rising costs and weaker commodity prices, and had nothing to do with the mining tax, which does not apply to the copper, uranium or gold extracted from the site.

But speaking to 7.30 Wednesday night, Mr Abbott said the mining and carbon taxes were partly to blame, saying the Government's tax reforms had created a "high-cost environment" and were fuelling market uncertainty for Australian miners.

Photos: This is how much the Aussie miners earn

His comments have sparked a fierce counterattack from the Government, with Finance Minister Penny Wong accusing him of running a baseless fear campaign.

But Labor has its own problems on the issue, with Senator Wong contradicting Resources Minister Martin Ferguson's earlier assertion that "the mining boom is over".

The political row erupted yesterday when Mr Abbott went on the offensive in the wake of BHP Billiton's decision to delay the flagship South Australian project.

"I didn't say that the carbon tax and the mining tax were solely to blame.
I said that the carbon tax and the mining tax have created an environment where it's much more difficult for investments like this to go ahead," he told host Leigh Sales.

Related: Australia leading global mining charge

"I bleed for the people of South Australia tonight because there's 8,000 construction jobs, 4,000 production jobs and 13,000 associated jobs that are at the very best on indefinite hold because of this decision." Mr Abbott admitted he had not read the company's statement on the delay but referred to previous statements by BHP Billiton chairman Jacques Nasser in which he said: "I cannot overstate how the level of uncertainty about Australia's tax system is generating negative investor reaction." "Why does it say nowhere in the BHP statement that there's anything to do with the Federal Government?" Sales asked.

"If you go through the documents they blame weakness in commodity markets, industry-wide cost pressure, instability in the eurozone, the slowdown of growth in China.

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Daniel Pipes speaks with Alan Jones

Australian Politics :Is the Prime Minister a crook? Part VII

Is the Prime Minister a crook? Part VII

Pickering Post

It appears that Nicola Roxon and Peter Van Sumbugger are the only two people left standing who are young and naive enough to believe this is a Liberal Party beat-up.

Sorry Nicola and Peter, we have never spoken to any Opposition Member and it's far from a beat-up. The continuous stream of information is coming from your side of the House and one other person the Prime Minister knew very well. There are some angry people on your Benches.

Well, you two, here's more to cause you some indigestion.

Slater & Gordon handle unfair dismissal claims in their thousands. Gillard herself handled a few, so she knew exactly what it meant when she was called in for a taped interview... it was a precursor to her dismissal.

It's a moot point as to whether she was given the opportunity to resign or not. All legal employees, short of an accusation of murder, are extended that courtesy because a "dismissal" could both injure the firm's reputation and terminally end the employee's career. Regardless, it appears to have done both anyway.

The fraudulent document that allowed the "slush fund" to be set up was first presented in Perth. It was taken to the Commissioner of Corporate Affairs who promptly refused to allow it on grounds that it appeared to be too much like a union.

Undeterred, Wilson asked Gillard to do it. Incredibly, Gillard agreed. It was pointless to persist in Perth because the Commissioner had already knocked it back so it was off to Victoria and the offices of Slater & Gordon.

Now, even the most young and naive person on the planet would have known this was highly unethical at best and illegal on a number of fronts at worst.

There were three other people present when this document was drawn up: Ralph Blewitt, Bruce Wilson and senior equity partner, Bernard Murphy. (Bernard Murphy was the anonymous name "The Australian" redacted in its Page one story.)

In the record of interview Gillard stated that she "acted alone". She lied. Was she protecting Bernard Murphy? If so, it didn't help. Murphy hurriedly departed the firm on an agreed settlement prior to Gillard.

[Gillard was later to appoint Bernard Murphy to the Federal Court bench. Why did she do that? Was she worried he would disclose critical information relating to the blatant fraud?]

When the document was completed by Gillard it was signed by Blewitt. Wilson then took it to the Commonwealth Bank to open the now infamous account: The AWU Workplace Reform Association Inc.

It appeared on the record as an AWU account, it wasn't, but it was ready to launder hundreds of thousands of dollars, attracting no tax, into Wilson's pocket. More importantly the AWU had no knowledge of it. Yet the AWU was a client of Gillard's in the form of Wilson. The law firm itself acted for the Vic AWU.

In a classic conflict of interest, Gillard was actually facilitating theft by her boyfriend from her own firm's client, the AWU! Gillard was also improperly acting for her criminal boyfriend who was also a representative of the AWU client!

Slater & Gordon is obliged to keep the Law Institute of Victoria updated as to who is operating on their Practising Certificate? The Law Institute claims privilege on this information. We have reason to believe Julia was removed from the Certificate in September and not in May the following year as they now advise?

When the fraudulent activity was eventually discovered Peter Gordon hit the roof, but his position was untenable because:

Slater & Gordon is hardly independent. Incredibly, if they sacked her, they would be exposed to a reimbursement claim from their own client (the AWU) for all monies stolen, plus costs. What a predicament Gillard had created. No wonder they were angry.

Because Gillard did not open a file on the case, to appraise others in the firm of her actions, her conduct may be subject to criminal charges and the Professional Indemnity policy would not have been exposed (you cannot insure against criminal activity).

Lawyers are now pitting their credibility against each other. In this fiery battle of recollections and taped records Nick Styant-Browne will emerge the winner.

That may sound a bit complicated. It is! And the more Slater & Gordon wriggles the more it will need the services of a good Left wing law firm.

Part VIII: Enter the Unions and Bill Shorten.

7.30 Report, Affirmative Action appointee Leigh Sales,speaks with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott on Her / THEIR ABC.

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Asylum abuse payouts increasing

Ken McGregor
The Advertiser
August 23, 2012

ABUSED asylum seekers are being paid an average of $160,000 in compensation, up 60 per cent for each individual in the past two years, Immigration Department figures show.

Adelaide law firm Tindall Gask Bentley has 40 pending cases that could lead to millions more being paid out.

In the week since Parliament passed laws to reopen offshore processing on Nauru and in Papua New Guinea, the firm has signed another four claimants.

Law firms in Sydney and Melbourne also have recorded a rise in cases, some of which are linked to time spent in Nauru.

The claims range from incidents alleging forced solitary confinement for 23 hours a day for as many as four weeks after suicide attempts, to physical abuse.

TGB managing partner Morry Bailes said detainees were being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia.

"The use of restraints in detention centres has also caused physical injuries, particularly wrist, back and shoulder damage," he said.

The firm says it is expecting hundreds of new cases to begin flowing through its books in the near future.

Immigration Department figures show that from July 1 last year to June 30 this year, the Federal Government paid out $2.1 million, excluding legal costs, in compensation to former detainees.

All of those claims relate to pre-2007 incidents, and are for a combination of personal injuries or the unlawful detention of 13 former detainees who each were paid on average about $160,000.

Between June 2008 and June 2010, about 50 former asylum seekers were paid $5.4 million in compensation payouts for injuries they suffered while in detention.

The average payout in that time was $100,000.

Refugee Action Collective spokesman Ian Rintoul said the former detainees were entitled to compensation.

"And the success rate of the claims against the department is in line with the scale of mistreatment at the centres," he said.

A spokesman for Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said the Government was increasingly trying to deflect refugees towards community care rather than detention.

An Immigration Department spokesman said the claims were paid out when it has been determined there is a "risk" a court may rule the Commonwealth negligent.

 Meanwhile, the navy has intercepted two vessels carrying more than 100 people off northwestern Australia.

Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare said patrol boat HMAS Bathurst, operating under the coordination of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, intercepted one suspected irregular entry vessel east of Christmas Island.

Initial indications suggest there are 70 people aboard.

Patrol boat HMAS Bundaberg intercepted the second suspected irregular entry vessel northwest of Ashmore Islands on Wednesday afternoon.

Initial indications suggest there are 37 people aboard.

This second vessel was initially detected by a Customs and Border Protection Dash-8 surveillance aircraft.

"Border Protection Command will now make arrangements for the people from both vessels to be transferred to Australian government authorities at Christmas Island," Mr Clare said in a statement.

"At Christmas Island, they will undergo initial security, health and identity checks and their reasons for travel will be established."

Mr Clare said people arriving by boat without a visa after August 13 ran the risk of transfer to a regional processing country.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Ray Hadley Ben Fordham Mike Smith : Julia Gillard AWU Scandal deepens

Ray Hadley Sydney's # 1 Mid Morning talk back host on the Gillard / AWU saga and an interesting call from a Gillard defender.

Revealed: Julia Gillard lost her job after law firm's secret investigation

BY: HedleyThomas, 
The Australian 
August 18, 2012 

JULIA Gillard left her job as a partner with law firm Slater & Gordon as a direct result of a secret internal probe in 1995 into controversial work she had done for her then boyfriend, a union boss accused of corruption, The Weekend Australian can reveal.

Nick Styant-Browne, a former equity partner of the firm, broke a 17-year silence yesterday to reveal that the firm's probe included a confidential formal interview with the Prime Minister - then an industrial lawyer - on September 11, 1995, which was "recorded and transcribed".

In the interview, Ms Gillard stated that she could not categorically rule out that she had personally benefited from union funds in the renovation of her Melbourne house, according to Mr Styant-Browne.

She said in the interview that she believed she had paid for all the work and materials, and had receipts, which she later produced.

The firm's probe revolved around Ms Gillard's work since mid-1992 for the Australian Workers Union and her then boyfriend - the AWU's ambitious leader at the time, Bruce Wilson - as well as her direct role in establishing the AWU Workplace Reform Association for Mr Wilson.

The controversy that won't go away

Mr Styant-Browne's revelations today mark the first time that anyone among the former and present partners of her employer before she started her political career has spoken on the record about matters that have controversially dogged Ms Gillard since 1995.

Mr Styant-Browne, now a Seattle-based lawyer, said the partnership "took a very serious view" of these and other matters, "and accepted her resignation".

"The firm was scrupulous to ensure these matters were both properly investigated and Ms Gillard was given every opportunity to explain her involvement," Mr Styant-Browne said. "Ms Gillard conveyed to me that she thought she had been 'shabbily' treated after eight years of service."

In response to a series of detailed questions from The Weekend Australian, a spokesman for Ms Gillard said last night she had "made clear that she was not involved in any wrongdoing, and has dealt with these allegations previously". "The Prime Minister maintains good relations with Slater & Gordon," he said.

The legal entity that Ms Gillard began to establish for Mr Wilson from mid-1992 was used by Mr Wilson and his then friend, AWU bagman and West Australian branch head Ralph Blewitt, to allegedly corruptly receive hundreds of thousands of dollars from large companies.

The companies were told their money would pay for safety and training of AWU members on major work sites. However, the funds were allegedly siphoned off for purposes including the personal use of Mr Wilson and Mr Blewitt. At the time, the AWU's then national leaders, Ian Cambridge and Bill Ludwig, were not made aware of the entity's existence. They were unaware that large sums of money had been going into accounts linked to the association, and that those funds were subsequently withdrawn by Mr Wilson and Mr Blewitt for purposes including the purchase of a $230,000 house in Kerr Street, Fitzroy. Mr Cambridge called on the federal Labor government to establish a royal commission into what he regarded as serious and criminal rorting by union officials.

Ms Gillard has repeatedly and strenuously denied that she had any knowledge of what the association that she had set up was going to be used for. She has also denied receiving any benefit from the funds. She has repeatedly rejected claims made in parliament that renovations to her own house in Melbourne in the early-to-mid 1990s were part-funded by money allegedly siphoned off by Mr Wilson.

Mr Styant-Browne revealed yesterday that Ms Gillard had said in her formal interview on September 11, 1995, that "she could not categorically deny AWU union or (AWU) Workplace Reform Association monies" had been used in the renovation of her own house in Melbourne. He said she had subsequently produced receipts for work done on the Abbotsford property.

In a two-page statement to The Weekend Australian, Mr Styant-Browne also revealed unusual circumstances surrounding what he described as Ms Gillard's "legal and related work to establish the AWU Workplace Reform Association in Western Australia".

He said that in her formal interview, Ms Gillard had confirmed that "she did not open a file at the firm" to establish the association, and that she could not at the time recall any reason why a file was not opened. He said that she had stated that no other lawyer at the firm worked on the matter, and "to her recollection, no other lawyer was consulted". She stated in the interview that she "was not involved in opening or operating any bank accounts for the association," Mr Styant-Browne said.

Referring to the recorded interview, Mr Styant-Browne said: "She understood the purpose of the association was to hold re-election funds for union officials contributed by individual union members and fundraisers. She stated it was referred to as a re-election or slush fund. She had been in a relationship with Mr Wilson for nearly four years commencing in late 1991.

"She and Mr Wilson attended the auction of 85 Kerr Street, Fitzroy in early 1993 where Mr Wilson made a successful bid for the house which was purchased in the name of Ralph Blewitt. Mr Blewitt did not attend the auction. She understood the house was a property investment made by Mr Blewitt, and that Mr Wilson would live there as a trusted tenant. She believed this arrangement suited them both.

"She had extensively renovated her own house in Abbotsford. Mr Wilson had assisted in the renovations. She believed she had paid for all the work and materials, and had receipts which she agreed to produce. She was aware someone had sought payment from the AWU for work and materials he had supplied for the house. He was mistaken or misinformed. But she could not categorically deny AWU union or Workplace Association monies had been used for any of the work. As at the time of the interview, her relationship with Mr Wilson had recently ended."

Mr Styant-Browne said the conduct of Slater & Gordon in waiving its conveyancing fee for the purchase of the Fitzroy house and lending $150,000 to complete the sale was not unusual.

"Like many law firms, Slater & Gordon regularly did discounted or free conveyances for clients who held office in its client corporations or organisations. Like any labour law firm, the fees for these conveyances for union officials were regularly waived, " he said.

"Slater & Gordon conducted a solicitors' contributory mortgage practice, which made loans secured by first mortgage over properties up to a percentage of a sworn valuation obtained for the specific purpose of the loan. A partner of the firm was designated as the trustee for the mortgage on behalf of the contributors, and signed the mortgage in that capacity. Legal fees or disbursements for the mortgage formed part of the loan, as was the case for the Kerr Street mortgage. The Kerr Street conveyance and mortgage were both unexceptionable transactions for the firm's conveyancing and mortgage practice.

"As for the florid allegations suggesting a cover-up by Slater & Gordon made in some radio interviews and online media, they are utterly absurd."

Explaining his reasons for speaking out after a long silence, Mr Styant-Browne, 54, who is not a member of any political party, said: "It has recently become clear to me that there is a genuine public interest in this story, which has prompted my statement now".

The Australian revealed earlier this month that Mr Wilson's former close friend, Mr Blewitt, wanted to expose the extent of his alleged scam with Mr Wilson, and that he would admit his own wrongdoing if he received an indemnity from prosecution. Mr Blewitt, 66, said: "My greatest fear is that I incriminate myself but this has to come out now".

The Australian has also reported that internal documents, newly released under Freedom of Information, from an exhaustive police probe at the time show detectives suspected Mr Wilson and Mr Blewitt, were "crooks" and wanted them criminally prosecuted over a $400,000-plus alleged fraud. The documents from the police file include letters showing leaders of the AWU, which remains the most influential industrial supporter of the federal Labor government, were deeply annoyed that the two men were not charged with criminal offences.

The managing director of Slater & Gordon, Andrew Grech, has begun contacting its former clients including Mr Blewitt, Mr Wilson and the AWU, "asking that they agree to waive their right to legal privilege attaching to lawyer-client communication so that we can respond to the public allegations that have been made".

"We are not prepared to have our firm's reputation impugned by the allegations relating to these matters, which occurred almost two decades ago," Mr Grech told The Australian last week.

Slush fund claims raise fresh leadership tension for Prime Minister Julia Gillard

The Bolt Report August 19 2012

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Monday, August 20, 2012

Melbourne Australia:Sudanese and Somali Refugees Crime five times that of Australians and Greens call for increased refugee intake

African youth crime concern
Dan Oakes
The Age
August 20, 2012
SUDANESE and Somali-born Victorians are about five times more likely to commit crimes than the wider community, a trend that must be addressed to prevent Cronulla-style social unrest, police warn.
The most common crimes committed by Somali and Sudanese-born Victorians are assault and robbery, illustrating the trend towards increasingly violent robberies by disaffected African youths.

''We've got to fix this now and make sure it doesn't continue, so the kids who are now 10 years old aren't in this offender bracket in five years' time. So we don't get the Cronullas happening,'' Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Tim Cartwright said.
''[At Cronulla] you had a big chunk of the community disengaged and coming to a point where you have large-scale civil unrest. That's abhorrent to us, to think we would have that.
''You look at the UK riots and you think, we don't ever want to go there, we don't ever want to see segments of our community saying they just don't care what the rest of the community does, they don't care for us, they have no engagement, don't recognise the legal system, don't recognise education.
''In the longer term the challenge for us is to fix that,'' he said.
The police statistics show the rate of offending among the Sudanese community is 7109.1 per 100,000, while for Somali people it is 6141.8 per 100,000. The figure for the wider community is 1301.0 per 100,000.
It is important to note that the overall proportion of crimes statewide committed by the Sudanese and Somali communities is only 0.92 per cent and 0.35 per cent respectively, and that people arrested and charged may falsely identify themselves as being from those communities.

For both Sudanese and Somalis, assault offences are the most common type, constituting 29.5 per cent and 24.3 per cent of all offences respectively.
''Property is one of the issues, so they're stealing iPhones or money or things of value,'' Mr Cartwright said.
''But there's also a concerning trend of violence, violence that's not needed. So once they've got the property the violence continues. Maybe there's a thrill in it, maybe a bit of revenge, but it's coming out of a lot of groups, not just the Africans.''
Chief Commissioner Ken Lay and other senior police recently met members of the African community to discuss the crime statistics and ways to tackle the issue. One person present at the meeting, Abeselom Nega, said he shared some of Mr Cartwright's fears, and that the statistics presented by the police were ''confronting''.
He said the violent offending was a serious concern to the African community, but that it was important to note the positive contribution many Africans made to the wider community.
''I don't have the experience that the Deputy Commissioner has, but prolonged disengagement and disenfranchisement would no doubt lead to social unrest,'' said Mr Nega, who heads iEmpower, an early intervention and diversionary youth service.
''Tackling crime on a daily basis is a reactive response, and the police would have to do that. But I think it is important to have a proactive strategy that addresses the root cause of disengagement.
''Far too many young people are out of school, not in training or employment, and this needs an immediate response from the government and the whole community,'' he said.
''But it is important to recognise that there are many young people making positive contributions to society, and that they are marginalised by the actions of those people who are responsible for the increase in crime.''
Mr Cartwright said it was crucial to recognise that police could not solve the problem simply by locking people up, and that the root causes of high crime rates needed to be tackled.
''The concern when you see these sorts of numbers is that, if you don't do anything about it, it will continue. We lock up all these offenders and there's another, growing tranche behind them who have the same issues,'' he said.

Greens call for increased refugee intake
The Greens will move a motion in the Senate calling on the Government to act quickly to increase Australia's humanitarian intake of refugees.
The Houston report on asylum seekers recommends that Australia immediately increase its yearly intake from 20,000 to 27,000 within five years.
Greens Senator Hanson-Young says the Government must also fund the agencies in Malaysia and Indonesia which look after asylum seekers while they are having their claimsshyoung9 assessed.

(Greens Senator Hanson-Young center picture)
She says the Federal Government has adopted the harsh aspects of the Houston report but it must also implement the other recommendations.
"We have seen no commitment, no timeline, no genuine desire to implement those [other recommendations]," she said.
"The Government must start with increasing immediately the humanitarian intake to 20,000."
The move comes as the Navy assisted another asylum seeker boat east of Ashmore Island.
Initial reports suggest there were 19 passengers and two crew on board.
They are being transferred to Darwin where they will undergo initial health and security checks, and could be processed on Nauru or Manus Island.
Australian Human Rights Commission president Professor Gillian Triggs warned the Government that her organisation will be watching it closely as it implements its offshore processing plans.
She told The World Today the Federal Government's amendments could review judicial oversight of offshore processing arrangements.
"By stripping away Section 1(98A) of the Migration Act, which was the basis on which the High Court last acted, it does make it much more difficult to have a High Court review of the circumstances in which third party processing will take place," she said.
She said the arrangement could mean that human rights protections will be violated.
"It's not a given at all and all I can do as president is to raise my concern ... of course everything depends on the facts ultimately," she said.
"We don't quite yet know what the conditions are actually going to be."
While there will be no judicial oversight under the arrangement, the locations the Government chooses for regional processing will be subject to parliamentary scrutiny.
Professor Triggs says that is not enough.
"I think that in the current political environment, the opportunity for parliamentary scrutiny is not particularly strong - although obviously there are people in parliament who are willing to keep a very strong watching brief on this," she said.
"So I wouldn't dismiss that as a precaution."
She said was concerned the Immigration Minister would no longer be required to consider the interests of individual children.
271596-christine-milne (1) "While in the past the Minister had to give consent in writing, that requirement no longer exists in the legislation and the Migration Act itself takes precedence above the Guardianship of Children Act," she said.
                                               Green's and "Co Party" Government Leader Senator  Christine Milne.                

"The position is that the Minister will not need to give individual attention, particularly to children, when making a determination that they are to be sent to another reprocessing centre.
"There is a fundamental principle that the rights of the child are a primary consideration and each child's best interests must be considered. If the Minister is no longer required to do that, then we have concerns."

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