Colleagues and scholars from coast to coast, across Bass Strait and all the ships at sea.
Dateline: Australia, Federal Politics, March 2014.
On October 24, 2006, the following story "Call for book ban" appeared in the Courier Mail read here
The story opened:
"A federal government senator is demanding the withdrawal of a school library book which paints his political hero and Australia's longest-serving prime minister as a tyrant."
The story was also covered in The Age, on October 24, 2006, under the title "Row over tyrant Menzies library book" read here
That story opened:
"A principal is resisting calls from a Liberal senator to remove a book from his school's library which labels former prime minister Sir Robert Menzies a tyrant."
Which federal government senator might that have been? It was Senator George Brandis, the current Attorney-General.
It seems the measure of free speech is this: you have the right to offend, as long as you don't offend me.
"Judge not, that you not be judged. For with the judgement you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be used to you." Matthew 7:1-2