Category Archives: Censorship

Freedom of Expression? It’s Just a Load of Blether!

There was a very interesting article published in today’s edition of The Age newspaper. You can find the article online here … http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/photography-bans-leave-ordinary-life-out-of-the-picture-20101017-16p0v.html Penned by senior writer, Geoff Strong, the article exposed the ongoing “war against photography” that is being … Continue reading

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Some Kind of Reply from Waverley Council

On Wednesday, September 29th I finally received a “lengthy” response from the one and only Danielle Lee-Ryder, Media/Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Waverley Council. This response was to a set of questions that I had sent to her on September 17th. These … Continue reading

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Testing … 1, 2, 3 (Am I Being Censored?)

The post that I put up just yesterday seems to have disappeared from Search when I use Google. This is strange because I was able to locate it some 12 hours or so ago. Has WordPress done something to it? … Continue reading

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Responding to Baloney (aka lies) about Uluru

The ABC News website has today run a story based on an interview with the panoramic photographer, Ken Duncan. The story, titled “Snappers want ‘Ulu-rules’ eased” can be seen here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/08/26/2993756.htm The story was posted just after 9 am this (Thursday) morning … Continue reading

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Kata Tjuta … as seen from Way Above

If there is anything that makes a total mockery of the ineffectual attempts by park administrators at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to rid the world of so-called “inappropriate” images of the park’s World Heritage-listed landscape, then it is the astounding footage … Continue reading

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This “Captured Image” Supports Freedom of Expression

This image shows an erosion feature on the north-east side of Uluru. It is known to Anangu as Mala Wati but for most non-Anangu it was often referred to as “The Brain”. And for a fairly obvious reason. It looks like a … Continue reading

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Ten Years of the EPBC Regulations

Today, July 5th, marks the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the Australian government’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Regulations. Signed into law by then Governor-Governor William Patrick Deane and the Environment Minister of the time, Robert Hill, the EPBC … Continue reading

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