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F.R.E.E Australia party
“For the people by the people.”
Freedom Rights Environment Educate Australia Party FREEDOM AND RIGHTS
The government has thrown out hundreds of years of social development in laws, society and human rights – since the signing of the Magana Carta in 1215 AD – at the stroke of a pen with the commissioning of many new tough laws and amendments to existing Acts.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed by the Commonwealth Government on behalf of all Australians and as signatory to this document Australia should respect and obey this. We now stand as a rogue state within Australia with these draconian new laws although the other states are keen to see what happens next. We are a “SOCIAL EXPERIMENT” according to The South Australian Attorney Gerneral. Is this what the people want? Dispensing with our basic rights? We believe that we should not give up any freedoms or rights, and governments should not erode the rights of its citizens.
WE WANT OUR RIGHTS BACK!
These new laws dispense with or undermine:
- PRESUMPTION of innocence
- ABILITY to know the detail of the allegations against you
- RIGHT to silence
- ABILITY to cross-examination of evidence against you in a court of law
- FREEDOM of assembly
- RIGHT to a trial by jury
- NEED for proof BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT
Other countries have always commented on our laid back and carefree attitude, we aim to promote as our core values in relation to the party’s values of building a more peaceful and tolerant South Australia. Let us restore the Aussie way of life so we can leave our children and grandchildren a safer and more prosperous Australia – a better Australia.
We believe an ICAC is imperative to ensure that every tender, contract, appointment every planning decision is open and accountable. In fact, we demand transparency in all levels of government. To focus on public corruption at a local and state level this needs to be put in place as soon as possible for the protection of all south Australians but to also give south Australians the confidence that the government is being honest and acting in the best interests of the people.
We have based our directions on these three things in particular:
HONESTY TRUTHFULNESS TRANSPARENCY
We do not endorse or support crime or criminal activity in any form and agree that there were already sufficient laws in place to tackle crime.
EDUCATION and ENVIRONMENT
We believe these go hand-in-hand and are essential for the future prosperity of the country. Teach our children well, give them solid basic skills, ensure that our prison sentences lead to better people and ensure that all people can enjoy a minimum level of education. We will look at reinstating trade courses from year 10 – the old “technical school” - and we will look to experienced people within our community to pass on those skills. It will be easier for people to achieve entry to vocational training and mature people will be given every chance as well.
We will give the EPA the teeth it needs to ensure that the environment is adequately protected and big businesses will not be able to ignore it or their corporate responsibility. We will take the examples of leaders like the Salisbury Council in water storage and re-use, wetlands and parks and provide incentives for others to do likewise. We will look at all water issues and apply our directions with care and consideration.
But whatever we do, we have full intention of working with the community, whether local or broad-based, and we will consult to achieve what must be done. We will listen and take advisement form experts in the relative fields of education and environment but we will not dilly-dally for years on important issues.
We will work with our electorate and constituents, after all, an elected REPRESENTATIVE should truly and honestly represent the people who voted them in and reflect the peoples’ needs and desires for today and tomorrow.
1. Adopted and proclaimed by general assembly resolution 217A (III) of December 1948.
2. Michael Atkinson Attorney-General at the 2008 Barossa Valley convention of Australian Attorneys-General.
3. Serious and Organised Crime (Control) Act 2008. Also Warrants and Bail Acts.
4. Independent Commission Against Crime. Only SA does not have one.
5 Ref.: Victorian Police Commissioner Christine Nixon statement, 2008.