January, 2021

  •  Posted by SCA on  January 26, 2021 |
    CHANGE NOT JUST THE DATE BUT THE VERY SOUL OF THE CELEBRATION |
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    The “national day” celebrated on 26 January should simply become one of 31 days on the January calendar. Let it mark a birthday, family anniversary, or an appointment but it’s not fit to be a day of national unity.
    The holiday upon the 26th should be scrapped. Full stop. A totally different day observing genuine national int […]

  •  Posted by SCA on  January 1, 2021 |
    "PERMANENTLY TEMPORARY" IS UN-AUSTRALIAN |
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    Precisely one year ago today I posted my last essay on this site. The year’s silence more a product of depression and trauma than calculated protest but a fitting reflection of the Morrison Government’s ambitions to silence us. I started that last essay of 1 January 2020 with this sentence, “My family survived 2019. We are grateful […]