Friday, September 17, 2004

Australia: Cancel the election and call a republic!


Industrial relations in Australia under the Howard administration are no different from what might be expected from a terrorist organisation since both are engaged in the lawless pursuit of short-term profit and personal gain to the exclusion of natural justice.

As an employee with the Howard agency Centrelink I attempted to negotiate a clause of a workplace agreement entitled "shared behaviours" since women and men obviously have different behaviours. The clause appeared to refer to shared 'activities' rather than behaviours, however, under the Howard administration employees are required to adhere to the lie that women and men have the same behaviours.

Prior to a vote on the agreement my female manager intentionally injured me with anxiety neurosis by requiring me to work with a female employee who had issued me with the death threat, "if you ever say anything or write anything about me again your life will be in danger", after I lodged repeated complaints of harassment over her incessant personal advances towards me following the death of my wife.

I was also refused the right to discuss workplace issues with other employees.

The manager required me to undergo psychological evaluation resulting in my removal from the workplace while a vote on the agreement was conveniently held in my absence with the clause unchanged. I was offered no opportunity to cast a vote.

Not surprisingly the psychologist concluded that I should not be required to work in close proximity to a person whom I had alleged had harassed me and issued me with a death threat.

The manager, the perpetrator of the death threat, the Senior Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal who heard the evidence, the Minister who fielded the complaint and the Prime Minister appraised of the concerns are all inarguably enemies of democracy and criminals at Common and Statute law. All are still at large.

Howard's attempt to subvert the democratic process at the forthcoming election by returning billions of dollars taken from taxpayers since the previous election in order to purchase votes with an appeal to short-term profit and personal gain is another instance of the contempt in which his administration holds the democratic process.

The conflict over dwindling resources between the short-term profit and personal gain regimes of both the Howard administration and Islamic extremists can only be resolved by an administration of long-term profit and community gain, the only prospect for which is an Australian republic.

Moreover, since the Australian Constitution has never been ratified by a women's legislature the legal basis to both the Australian nation and the election is entirely irrational, illegitimate and unlawful.

Since the Howard government has declined to support a republic, a vote for Howard is a vote for further terrorist attacks on Australia.

The simple solution is cancel the election and call a republic.

Howard's personal criminality towards the Australian people may then be examined in a legitimate, legal framework.

Philip mckeon ph +61(0)296980596

By Philip Mckeon posted 17 September 04

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