March President’s Message

BAC President monthly message Frank Salter  8 March 2022   Dear BAC members, Let me begin by acknowledging Australia’s historic nation and its possession of all of our land and waters. Before getting to the main item, I have two announcements. Firstly, I urge BAC members to donate to charities such as Red Cross which are helping people in the aftermath of the flooding disasters on the Queensland and NSW coasts. The second announcement concerns some new awards from our friends at the English...

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February BAC News Review

Welcome back to the British-Australian Community News Review. We have much to update you on since our last instalment but before we get into the news, for those unaware our friends at the ESU have a range of awards and bursaries that can be applied for to fund projects of relevant to the English-speaking peoples. If that’s something that would interest you please take a look at the awards here. Australia Day Self Flagellation The most prominent news that followed on the heels of our last...

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Australia Day – 2022

In 2022, the 26th of January falls on a Wednesday. When the First Fleet sailed into Port Jackson 234 years ago, fell on a Saturday. No-one was resting. Charles Darwin visited the colony in 1836 and was struck by its dynamism. Like being home, on the other side of the world. The mighty task of building the colony was about to begin; much had already been accomplished. The scale of the First Fleet’s achievement dwarfed previous European settlement treks. The Ancient Greeks would row and sail to...

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End of Year Message from the President – 2021

This is my final message for 2021 and I would therefore like to review our achievements and goals. The BAC management is determined to make itself an integral part of the multicultural process. We are doing this by insisting that, like other ethnic groups, Anglo-Australians also have a right to perpetuate our traditions and advocate our interests. We also have the right to oppose Anglophobia in all its forms. I believe that the BAC can make a difference just by persisting as a reasonable and...

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BAC News Review – 17th December 2021- The Ashes/ Birth Rates & Mass Immigration/ Australia Day & Diversity/ Our Illustrious Past/ Our ‘fully consulted’ future

The Ashes It’s on a cheery note that we commence our first news review (which will continue regularly in 2022), with the Australian cricket side comprehensively defeating England in the first test of the Ashes, and looking strong early in the second test. No doubt this has proven a welcome distraction from the recent travails of the (now former) Australian captain. The Ashes is one of the most significant and enduring institutions of Anglo-Australian friendship, where a fierce rivalry stands...

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