Mabo Madness From 1993

With the 20th anniversary of the High Court’s Mabo decision approaching on June 3, it’s timely to remember the atmosphere of the times.

This is a Jeff Hook cartoon and an editorial from the Sunday Herald-Sun on June 6, 1993.


It’s Time, But Not For Labor: Sunday Herald-Sun Election Editorial

This is the election editorial from Melbourne’s Sunday Herald-Sun.

The Sunday Herald-Sun is a News Limited publication.

Editorial from the Sunday Herald-Sun.

It’s Time, But Not For Labor

It is time. Not to change governments, but to resist temptation. It is time to acknowledge that the Coalition is the safe bet in a political contest in which the new, despite its superficial allure, offers less than the familiar. [Read more…]


The Fight For Our Future: Sunday Herald-Sun

This is the editorial from the Victorian Sunday Herald-Sun. The newspaper is part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.

Sunday Herald-Sun (Victoria)Savages bent on killing us, our children and our way of life have cast a shadow over the early years of the 21st century.

They flew planes of innocents into the World Trade Centre and Pentagon.

They bombed a nightclub of equally innocent holidaymakers in Bali, killing 88 Australians.

Islamic extremists want us dead. They love death, they say, as much as we love life.

Last week they hacked off the head of American Jack Hensley, recording the event on video so that it could entertain their equally determined brothers and sisters in other countries. Sadly, some of those live among us, perversely – but only for convenience sake – calling themselves Australians. [Read more…]