IMPORTANT NOTE

Pauline Hanson's One Nation existed from its formation in 1996 until 2006 when it was de-registered -
 according to ASIC records.

After 2006 the party became simply One Nation in Queensland and other states - until 2015. 

During that period One Nation was not associated with Pauline Hanson.  She was on the outer! The often heard media claim that Pauline Hanson was the founder of One Nation can be misleading. Co-founder might be more appropriate.

More recently the One Nation party Division in Queensland was the subject of a "takeover" by Pauline Hanson and a small group.  That was done without the agreement of a good many members in Queensland let alone other states and wasn't appreciated as many long serving people walked away or were unconstitutionally dumped.

As with the original Pauline Hanson One Nation the latest incarnation is basically a party owned by her and based in Queensland - primarily for her and Queensland interests. That party is today known again as Pauline Hanson's One Nation - it is in fact a new entity formed from the debris of One Nation's former Queensland Division.

One Nation WA Inc Assoc goes back 15 years and we now see ourselves as the only true torchbearers of the original policies of the party - many of which were not written by Hanson herself.

The Australia First Party also sees One Nation WA as "true torchbearers" as do other nationalist and patriotic groups across the country who now work ever more closely together!  See below.



BEFORE ONE NATION WAS A POLITICAL PARTY ...

To many, even in One Nation, the name Bruce Whiteside will be unknown, yet it was this man whose actions and energy largely created the original Pauline Hanson support group. 

A true visionary, Bruce realised that the newly elected member for Oxley, Ms Hanson, would probably be eaten alive unless she had the support of a strong movement of the people.

Bruce, like Pauline Hanson a maverick, went into action to support the new independent and within a matter of days a movement was born. Branches  were  formed, members signed up across Australia and money flowed. 

What happened thereafter and how the support movement set up to empower Ms Hanson morphed into a political party controlled by others is history.  Books written by various people abound.

What is interesting is that until recently a key player in these events has remained largely missing.

Now Bruce Whiteside's correspondence from those heady times in 1996 can be viewed for the first time at the National Library HERE.
   Also HERE


Beginnings of Australia First Party

The first mention of the party's name and attempt to form was by the Australian Conservative Party which tried to reform under "Australian Conservative Alliance" also known as Australia First Party in 1995, but was unsuccessful.
The Australia First Party was founded in June 1996 by Graeme Campbell and registered as political party by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on 13 September 1996.
Campbell was a Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, from 1980 until he was expelled from the party in November 1995. Campbell had become increasingly critical of the policies of the Labor government of Paul Keating, particularly in matters relating to economic deregulation, Aboriginal land rights, and multiculturalism.
The policies of Australia First could have been described as nationalistic, anti-multicultural and economic protectionist.
In 2002, a new AFP branch was formed in Sydney. The Secretary of the Sydney Branch was Dr Jim Saleam, a stalwart of the Australian far right.
The old party leadership maintained control over some party branches thus splitting the party into two separate groups. One was controlled by Saleam and the other by Teasdale. In 2010 all the assets of the old party were transferred to the new AFP under the leadership of Saleam.
In July 2009, the party announced that it had reached its target of 500 members and was registering the New South Wales branch party with the AEC.
The NSW party was registered on 13 June 2010, in time for the August 2010 general election.
On July 14, 2015, the Australian Electoral Commission advised that the Australia First Party had been deregistered due to the failure to demonstrate the required number of members. This was disputed and it was reregistered by the Australian Electoral Commission on 1st March 2016.
To get around the mess created by Pauline Hanson, Australia First ran a two candidate team for the Senate in Western Australia (Lyn Vickery and Brian Mcrae - both ONWA members) as well  candidates for the lower house in NSW.



QUOTE: Sir John Monash (27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931) -  Was Australian  Military Commander  World  War  One.

"Not lip service, nor obsequious homage to superiors, nor servile observance of forms and customs...the Australian army is proof that individualism is the best and not the worst foundation upon which to build up collective discipline."
- General Monash.

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery later wrote: "I would name Sir John Monash as the best general on the western front in Europe".




A Fading Dream                         

The sun now sets on a fading dream, the shadows cast ghastly scenes
As an ancient land with a wondrous wealth decays from the ”have’s” and “been’s”
Where once our people were brave and strong, and strove for a common goal
They now survive on the meager dregs, of part time work and the dole
 
Our ore is traded to Asian hordes, for a pittance in trading terms
While our oil is owned by a greedy few, and not by Australian firms
Our gas is sold for a hundredth part of what we must pay out here
And all our trees in our forest stands, have been chipped til the end is near
 
Our flowing streams and our crystal lakes now gutters of stinking mud
And our beaches broad and with sands of gold, now covered with junk and crud
Our mines of coal are now empty pits, now turned to an easy buck
While the energy costs for our Aussie folk, are only for those with luck
 
Along the street in the country town the dust is now ankle deep
For the farmer dwells in the city now, no money in wheat and sheep
The tourist now an occasional guest, held back by the cost of fuel
The local park now a shimmering lot, where once it was green and cool
 
Down at the sea all the boats are moored, all covered with growth and weed
With the cost of fuel and the dwindling stock, that hadn’t a chance to breed
For the foreign boats with no care to save, magnificent schools of fish
As long as they filled their cavernous holds, their selfish and careless wish
 
Government Ministers all stood by as the companies raped our land
As long as they kept their marginal seat, with never a care at hand
Our leaders squandered our trading place, with the ludicrous FTA
And signed our future to foreign lords, Australians not graced a say

Election day is now down the road, a measure of time in years
While voters grasp for another chance, to lighten their grief and tears
For now they know that the major two, and even their sideline kicks
Will join as one to repel the best, with confusion and guile and tricks
 
Down in the suburbs and out in the bush, ONE NATION are holding it fast
And quietly working with honour and skills, with policies set to last
For people now see what was always there, but blinded by lies so foul
And it’s been seen now that this faithful team will never throw in the towel

© Brian McRea 30th March 2008



THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION

When Queen Victoria signed this document on 9th July 1900 the Bill providing for the creation of the Commonwealth of Australia became law, enacting the Australian Constitution and the founding of the Commonwealth.

Information about the history and significance of this document, as well as a full transcript, can be found on the Documenting a Democracy website.

Significance

When Queen Victoria signed this document on 9 July 1900 the Bill providing for the creation of the Commonwealth of Australia became law, enacting the
Australian Constitution and the founding of the Commonwealth. The Commission of Assent, with the original Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act and the Letters Patent establishing the office of Governor-General, are thus the 'birth certificates' of the Australian nation, the key instruments of the Commonwealth.

History

The Australian Constitution Bill was drafted at a series of Constitutional Conventions in the 1890s and taken to London in 1900 by a delegation led by Edmund Barton.
The Bill to establish the Commonwealth of Australia had to pass through the British Parliament and this was achieved after some struggle about allowing appeals from Australian courts to the Privy Council in Britain.
At the request of the jubilant Australian delegation, Queen Victoria signed her Royal Assent in duplicate so that a copy could be brought back to Australia.

The Queen presented this document with the pen, inkstand and table used at the ceremony in Windsor Castle to Edmund Barton, spokesman for the delegates.


Who Will Slam Shut the Gates to Those Who Would Invade Australia?

A silent killer is gnawing at the vitals of our Nation, destroying every level of society, eroding, our values, stealing our wealth and the very future  of our children.  What is this cancer? 

It  has two names and they are - greed and corruption.

Greed and corruption are absolutely synonymous with the concept of a failed state.  Every kingdom, state, nation and empire that has ever crumbled and died in our human history had at the root of its destruction - greed and corruption.

When honesty, responsibility, decency, altruism, service, respect, hard work and trust are eroded and destroyed, the fall of a society is close at hand. 

It was Benjamin Disraeli who said:

 "Great nations rise and fall. The people go from bondage to spiritual truth, to great courage, from courage to liberty, from liberty to abundance, from abundance to selfishness, from selfishness to complacency, from complacency to apathy, from apathy to dependence, from dependence back again to bondage."

I put the question - just where on that cycle is Australia today? And then another - what step is next?

Frightening isn't it!  The hour is late ... it is time for Patriotic Australians to stand up and be counted. Because if we don't, we'll soon be counted as extinct among the people of the earth.

Australian civilisation stands at a crossroads. If we take the wrong path oblivion awaits. If we get it right, our children's children will bless us.

Yes I used the word "civilisation" deliberately, because that is what our fathers carved out for us from this red dirt - a unique civilisation, perhaps the finest and most just the world has ever seen.

What other civilisation called for a fair go for all and stood up for the underdog?

And now we are the envy of the world - especially those who would steal from us and rape us.

Like brave Horatius, One Nation WA stands at the bridge - sword in hand - ready to defend what is ours.

"
Then out spake brave Horatius,  The Captain of the Gate: ``To every man upon this earth  Death cometh soon or late.  And how can man die better  Than facing fearful odds,  For the ashes of his fathers,  And the temples of his gods,…" Lays of Ancient Rome  - Horatius.
 


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Listen HERE
No Modest Mine Rescue

On 19 March 1907, Modesto Varischetti went to work as normal at the mine of Bonnievale, 12 kilometers north of Coolgardie. Unaware to Modesto the area was hit by a serious storm. The local creek overflowed with 54 million litres of water flooding three working mines in the area.


The curator for the Shire of Coolgardie museum Tex Moore says one of the mines was evacuated "but one chap got left behind and his name was Modesto Varischetti." 

An epic page in the forging of a new nation...

Read full heroic story HERE



Jack Wong Sue

During 1945, Wong Sue was among members of Z Force landed in Borneo, as part of Operations Agas 1 and Agas 3.[2] Groups of five to 25 commandos carried out surveillance, sabotage, attacks against Japanese forces, and the training of Bornean resistance forces. Wong Sue served behind enemy lines in Borneo for six months.

While in Borneo, Wong Sue witnessed the mistreatment of Allied prisoners of war at the infamous Sandakan camp, in North Borneo, as well as the failure of Allied military leaders to enable rescue operations, before all but six of the POWs died, as a result of the Sandakan Death Marches.

After the war, Wong Sue was a prominent Perth businessman   Full Story HERE


Sir John [Baron] Forrest

Explorer, the first Premier of West
-ern Australia and a cabinet minister in Australia's first federal parliament.


As a young man, John Forrest won fame as an explorer by leading three expeditions into the interior of Western Australia.

He was appointed Surveyor General and in 1890 became the first Premier of Western Australia, its only premier as a self-governing colony.

Forrest's premiership gave the state ten years of stable administration during a period of rapid development and demographic change.

Just the visionary the West needed when WA came into existence.

Another epic page in the forging of a new Nation.

Full Story HERE
MAINTAINING THE CONSTITUTION & THE BILL OF RIGHTS

In 1688, William and Mary came from Holland to take up the British Throne, which had been vacated by James 11 of England. The English people, who had suffered under the Stuarts, imposed a bill of rights on William and Mary before they would allow them to form a government and the bill documented the limits of their power.

Under this bill, Parliament denied the King and Queen the right to interfere in Parliament debate, hence Parliamentary Privilege.

It also gave Protestants the right to bear arms suitable for their protection. This was a right that Catholics already had. This was a bill made by the people and imposed on the government.

When Australia was settled in 1788 we inherited the Common Law of England. The Colonial Laws Validity Act of 1865 confirmed this.

So that there was no doubt that we inherited the English Common Law, the Australian Courts Act was passed in 1828, confirming this.

Read the full story HERE  and rediscover your rights!






The Western Australian Constitution and Federation


In 1890 Western Australia gained representative government and its own constitution. The Western Australian Constitution Act 1889 - based on Imperial legislation enacted in the House of Commons in London - was passed by the non-democratic Legislative Council. The Act set out the form of representative parliamentary self-government to be adopted by the colony.

Since then the Act has been amended and altered many times by the Western Australian Parliament. The State's Constitution actually consists of those parts of the original Act which have not been repealed and all the subsequent amendments, most of which are embodied in another Act, the Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899. Because the Commonwealth Constitution was adopted in 1901, the Western Australian Constitution makes no reference to the role of a national government, nor to the relationship between the State and Commonwealth. Full Story HERE



Extract from interview with Petrice Judge, Assistant Director General, Federal and Constitutional Affairs in the Ministry of Premier and Cabinet, Western Australia.

JUDGE
: Well in relation to Federal matters we believe that there perhaps should be some changes to the areas of responsibility that were assigned to the Commonwealth. When the Constitution was created in 1901, certain responsibilities were assigned to the Commonwealth and there's increasingly been what we call a leakage of power from the States to the Commonwealth mainly under the external affairs power. So if there were some changes proposed that would have impact on individuals in the street because you would have the State legislating on matters and you shouldn't have the Commonwealth coming over the top and saying, "well you can't do that".


There's an example now that's in the front page of the news where there's a debate over mandatory sentencing. At the heart of this is constitutional matters because the State has legislation that it thinks is valid and it applies to juveniles and the Commonwealth says we want you to change that because we believe it is contrary to international obligations. The Commonwealth is responsible for external affairs so they therefore are threatening to introduce legislation which renders the State legislation null and void.

CF But there's also international support for the Commonwealth in that position. What do you think about that influence over the States? Isn't it useful to have the Commonwealth as an extra check on State powers?

JUDGE: Well you see the Commonwealth was created by the States. They were independent colonies in the 1890s and they all had self-government, and so they created the Commonwealth with powers for external affairs and overseas trade and internal trade. But they also kept the majority of their own ability to legislate in areas in relation to land, law and order, health, a whole range of services to the people within the States. The Commonwealth under its external affairs power is supposed to just promote trade and those sorts of issues for the betterment of Australia. The thinking is, in relation to external affairs it's extremely inappropriate that the Commonwealth be able to come in and legislate over the top of the States in their areas of responsibility because the Commonwealth is a signatory to over 2,000 treaties. Australia signs up to a treaty at the rate of one a week so this is rapidly expanding the areas over which the Commonwealth can legislate. We just believe it strikes at the very heart of the federal compact under which Australia was created if you have the Commonwealth increasingly intervening in the name of international obligations.

Petrice Judge, February 2000
[Battye Library, OH3014]  LINK HERE


Australia's "Peoples Bank" 1912-1923!


The role of Australia's Commonwealth Bank, founded by Federal Labor politician, King O'Malley must be learnt & understood once again.

We must examine how the "Peoples Bank" was started & why it changed.

There was a great need at that time in our history for a people’s bank, as O'Malley pointed out, to deal with the crippling monopoly of debt financing by the private banking interests. (Much the same as we are now facing).

Thus our Commonwealth Bank was started on 15th July 1912 after long & heated debate with those private banking groups who saw their strangle hold on credit creation being threatened.

It was the steadfast support from Trades Hall in Melbourne during an emotional campaign that tipped the balance to see the bill passed in Federal Parliament & a "people’s bank" started.  Full Story HERE

More background on King O'Malley HERE.

Why We Support a People's Bank  HERE





We Australian's have an ancient heritage.


Archeologists speak of evidence of human activity on our continent over forty thousand years ago.

Whether those people claiming to be 'Aboriginal' are in fact the descendants of some even earlier prehistoric 'original' people cannot be conclusively shown due to a lack of any unbroken physical or written record.  

We simple do not know either when the first human arrived on this continent or whether that illusive 'original people' were in any way connected to those who today claim to be aboriginal. 

The so called Bradshaw Art and documented comments by aboriginal people themselves support the claim that they were not the first or the original people to dwell in this land.

Whether or not the modern day Aboriginal people were first to arrive is probably lost in the mists of time and is irrelevant. The fact is, they are the oldest established people in this land by tens of thousands of years.

Truly our history lives and walks amongst us and together with those who came over the last several hundred years we will forge a single powerful future from our many pasts.

More background on this story HERE



Al Grassby - the culprit who engineered
the foreign invasion of Australia.

The Father of multiculturalism and/or a colourful lair  Grassby was Minister for Immigration in the  first term (1972~74) of the disasterous Whitlam Labor Government - which was eventually sacked by the Governor General Sir John Kerr.

Grassby's policies began the transformation of an Anglo-centric, or at least Euro-centric Australia, to one that welcomed Asians and people from every part of the globe.

He introduced non-discriminatory procedures for the selection of migrants and the issue of tourist visas, and began to extend the infrastructure of education and support for migrants within Australia.

Intensely disliked and recognised for the traitor he was by most of his own Australian voters, he lost his seat of Riverina in 1974. 

Nevertheless the bumbling Whitlam  
made him the first Commissioner for Comm- unity Relations, and he had a big role in overseeing the introduction of the Racial Discrimination Act of 1975.

The rest, as they say, is history!

 


In 1802 Thomas Jefferson said :

'I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.'

The same threat applies in Australia today!

More quotes from Jefferson HERE



In Flanders Fields
By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918)
Canadian Army

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.




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