In Australia recently there have been numerous parliamentary attempts to dramatically restrict freedom of speech. This most often occurs on the pretense of encouraging social harmony and ‘responsible’ public debate. And yet, freedom of speech is an essential foundation of democracy.
Freedom of Speech and the Democratic Process in Australia
Without free speech the democratic process cannot work properly nor can misgovernment and corruption be fully exposed. Such an authoritarian behavior, therefore, seriously undermines the spirit of the Australian Constitution. Thus, it is time to fight for Australian’s to fight for their rights and freedoms.
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