BAC News Review – July 2022

Welcome back to the latest examination of the news of concern for Anglo-Australians over the past month. Census Wash-up The Australian’s Paul Kelly wrote a revealing column on last month’s release of Census data, showing the continued demographic transformation of Australia from its traditional Anglo-Australian base. Alongside that change, and perhaps receiving the most mainstream attention, was the drop in the proportion of the population claiming that they are Christian below 50% for the...

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July President’s Message

Melbourne Event: Reg Watson Honoured BAC President message Frank Salter   17 July 2022 Dear BAC Members, On the 2nd of July in Melbourne, at ESU House, the BAC awarded historian and long-term BAC member Reg Watson the first Alan James BAC Advocacy Award, in recognition of his many years of service to the organisation and to Anglo Australia. As part of the award, Reg received Life Membership of the BAC. He then presented a fascinating talk on the subject, “Tasmania’s British Heritage”. Later in...

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June President’s Message

Notice of Melbourne Event BAC President monthly message Frank Salter   16 June 2022   Dear BAC members, Let me begin by acknowledging Australia’s historic Anglo nation and its sovereignty over all our continent’s lands and waters.   BAC Event On Saturday 25th June Saturday 2nd July I shall be presenting Life Membership of the BAC and the inaugural Alan James BAC Advocacy Award to historian Reg Watson in recognition of his many years of service to the BAC and to Anglo Australia. After the...

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Platinum Jubilee

On the 2nd of June the Prime Minister, Mr Albanese, was reported to have said of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations across the Commonwealth: “lit up in royal purple we joined 53 other nations in celebrating our common heritage celebrating a life of service, fidelity, integrity and humanity.” Coming ahead of lighting the national Jubilee beacon on Canberra’s newly named Elizabeth II Island, the Prime Minister’s reference to common heritage pointed to an enduring cultural connection between...

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May President’s Message

Vale Alan James BAC President monthly message Frank Salter   6 May 2022   Dear BAC members, Let me begin by acknowledging Australia’s historic British-derived nation and its sovereignty over all this continent’s land and waters. Long-term BAC member Alan James passed away on the 4th of April. Alan, who was recently made a Life Member of the BAC, contributed in an unparalleled way to the Anglo community and to the BAC over three decades. At our meeting of 10 April, the Committee of Management...

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April President’s Message

BAC President monthly message Frank Salter   7 April 2022   Dear BAC members, Let me begin by acknowledging Australia’s historic British-derived nation and its possession of all of our land and waters. Just as Australia’s core identity is obscured in modern education and the media, Anglophobia is the one ethnic hatred rarely acknowledged. The April issue of Quadrant magazine publishes the first of a series of articles on the subject of Anglophobia, by BAC Secretary Richard Harrison and myself....

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March BAC News Review

March BAC News Review

Russia, Ukraine and the Anglosphere The elephant in the room, by far the biggest event of the past month has of course been the Russian invasion of Ukraine. I don’t intend to comment extensively on the details of the matter – there is no shortage of coverage from the utterly mainstream to the dissonantly dissident and naturally, given the fog of war, much of it is of limited value. While it’s possible to use multiple sources to piece together what’s happening, the best advice is just to...

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