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Australian defence force strengthens vetting procedures to prevent extremists from joining
Measures include better information sharing with Asio amid concerns radicals have sought to join the ADF ‘to obtain training and capability’

Daniel Hurst

31, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Tyranny’: US rightwingers portray nightmare vision of Australia’s Covid response
The feedback loop between US conservative media and Australia’s fringe right has intensified as New South Wales and Victoria have struggled with outbreaks

Jason Wilson

09, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Anti-lockdown protest organiser charged with incitement over Melbourne rally
Harrison McLean was one of hundreds of people arrested after Victoria police and protesters clashed in rallies across the city

Michael McGowan

27, Sep, 2021 @8:03 AM

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Andrews condemns second day of anti-lockdown protests – as it happened
NSW cases back over 1,000 as kids allowed to meet in friend bubbles for school holidays. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani, Ben Doherty and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

21, Sep, 2021 @10:23 AM

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What do we know about the protests in Melbourne, and how did the numbers grow?
Unions and politicians blame far-right and anti-vaccination groups for violence after protesters blocked the West Gate Freeway

Josh Taylor

21, Sep, 2021 @8:31 AM

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Clive Palmer and Craig Kelly using spam text messages to capture rightwing vote ahead of election, expert says
University of Queensland law professor says United Australia party trying to ‘leverage attention’ and ‘rebuild influence’ among social conservatives

Josh Taylor and Paul Karp

08, Sep, 2021 @1:22 AM

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Who’s behind Australia’s anti-lockdown protests? The German conspiracy group driving marches
German-based Worldwide Demonstration helped coordinate rallies across Australia, with their message amplified by local anti-vaxx and ‘freedom’ influencers

Christopher Knaus and Michael McGowan

27, Jul, 2021 @2:10 AM

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Supanova expo under fire after vendor sells far-right merchandise in Sydney
Fans and speakers threaten to boycott the Australian pop culture expo as organisers take days to respond to questions

Josh Taylor

24, Jun, 2021 @9:56 AM

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Neo-Nazi Tom Sewell denied bail over alleged Victoria state park attack
Police allege Sewell punched in a car window while dozens of neo-Nazis surrounded the vehicle and its occupants pleaded ‘we just want to go home’

Michael McGowan

09, Jun, 2021 @7:12 AM

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Credlin comes out swinging as Victoria plunged into lockdown again | Weekly Beast
Did the Sky News host cross a line with her latest commentary on Daniel Andrews? Plus: accreditation for agitator with criminal record sparks a review

Amanda Meade

28, May, 2021 @3:12 AM

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Most Australians want the Nazi swastika banned, survey suggests
Australia federal police support legislation banning the extremist symbol and majority of Australians agree

Josh Taylor

10, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Asio chief says a terrorist attack in Australia is ‘probable’ in the next 12 months
Australia’s counter-terrorism agencies are calling for new powers to tackle religious and ideologically motivated extremism

Paul Karp

29, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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