Tag Archives: ASIO

Who are Antipodean Resistance?

The name ‘Antipodean Resistance’ (AR) has been in the news again recently, both on account of its conducting so-called ‘training camps’ in Victoria and Queensland but also as a result of it spreading homophobic propaganda at the University of Tasmania. … Continue reading

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antifa notes (august 18, 2016)

G’day my fellow Aussie patriots, It’s next-to-impossible to keep up with the various shenanigans engaged in by ‘nationalists’ and ‘patriots’ Down Under — I’m considering updating A (very) brief guide to the contemporary Australian far right sometime soon, maybe — … Continue reading

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antifa notes (november 2, 2015) : 3CR, MAC, UPF and moar …

1) On Sunday, five members of the fascist groupuscule the ‘United Patriots Front’ (UPF) — Blair Cottrell, Neil Erikson, Chris Shortis, Linden Watson and one other man — paid a visit to the Melbourne Anarchist Club (MAC) in Northcote and … Continue reading

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#HeyASIO dox on protest and/or terrorism : July 1969 — July 1972

#HeyASIO, below is a transcription of ASIO dox from the National Library. It provides an account of a number of actions classified by the agency as ‘terrorist’. This one’s for disaccords — eat yr heart out. See also : How … Continue reading

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ASIO and the Communist Party: New Light on an Old Tradition (Phillip Deery, 2007)

[The second episode of the documentary Persons of Interest screens tonight (January 14, 2014) on SBS at 8.30. It’s prompted me to publish the following …] Phillip Deery (2007), ‘ASIO and the Communist Party: New Light on an Old Tradition’, … Continue reading

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ASIO : Persons of Interest : Interview with director Haydn Keenan

PERSONS OF INTEREST – Trailer from Smart Street Films on Vimeo. Tonight on ‘The SUWA Show’ (5.30pm, 855AM, streaming at 3CR.org.au), Dr Cam & I have a chat with Haydn Keenan, the director of ‘Persons of Interest’, a new documentary … Continue reading

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ASIO is really interesting to this person too …

Persons of Interest is a three-part documentary on ASIO which commences screening on SBS on Tuesday, January 7 at 8.30pm. I haven’t seen it yet but Dr Cam and I interviewed filmmaker Haydn Keenan (and academic Victoria Stead about PNG … Continue reading

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Mick Armstrong on Melbourne G20 protests, November 2006 [A Blast From The Past]

Yo Gabba Gabba wrote me to say he couldn’t find Socialist Alternative leader Mick Armstrong’s statement in response to a disturbance at an anti-G20 rally in Melbourne in November 2006. Given also the recent stoopid regarding the G20 meeting in … Continue reading

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Your rights with ASIO – advice for activists (Dale Mills)

Dale Mills has some advice for activists on how to deal ASIO if it comes knocking: Personally, I think ASIO does a superb job.

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Anarchy ~versus~ State Terror

Back in May, five guys in Ohio who thought it would be a Good idea to blow up a bridge got arrested. The government said the plot “was meant to convey a message to the civilian population, the corporate world, … Continue reading

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