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Could Australia be next? Big business gathering w/ Terrorist threats!

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posted on Aug, 29 2005 @ 09:32 PM
Seems like the powers are gathering to bring Australia into the New World Order in a much more prominent way. First you establish the business, then you make the sale.

Prime Minster Howard, in the last couple days just did a Bush and gave the corporations and the elite a fat tax cut, saying the 'hard workers' deserved it which has caused outrage. No one has really been able to justify the tax cut in the way it's been presented.

Now we have 350 international business executives gathering in Sydney amongst threats of a Terrorist attack as Senior French terrorism investigator Jean-Louis Bruguiere has advised Sydney, Toyko and Singapore.

Rudolph Giuliani is here and has been on the news with his 'expertise' of Terrorism - not a comforting thing considering he was in NY on 9/11 and in London on July 7th....

Sydney poised for Forbes protests

Collins said the Opera House was not an ideal location to command and control, adding that this advice had been passed onto government.

"I won't say that they've ignored it," Collins said. "We've given certain advice in regards to our risk assessments that we conduct but at the end of the day it's up to government then to make the decision.

And as for the event...

Amid tight security, protesters in Sydney will converge today on a two-day gathering of more than 350 international business executives and personalities. The Forbes Global CEO conference convened by Steve Forbes, the publisher and former US presidential aspirant, and held at the Opera House has drawn criticism from a diverse range of protesters for occupying Sydney's landmark building and requiring a massive and costly security effort. Guests at the conference include John Howard, Australian prime minister, Rudolph Giuliani, former New York mayor, and the chief executives of companies including BHP Billiton, BMW, Lloyds, Orix Corp, the Tata group and UPS. Delegates have paid more than A$6,000 (US$4,600, €3,700, £2,500) a head to attend the meeting and hear speakers on topics including the global economic outlook and the nature of leadership.


The main protest group said the meeting was “just a taxpayer-funded jamboree for the super-rich so they can ensure they get more wealthy”.


Australia has never suffered a significant terrorist attack on its soil. But since the suicide bombings on London's transport system last month, in which 56 people died including the four bombers, the government has become concerned that Australia's multi-cultural population could produce “home grown” militants similar to those who carried out the attacks in the English capital. Earlier this month the Australian Federal Police chief said up to 60 suspected militants in Sydney and Melbourne were under surveillance.

Police to crack down on business conference protesters

"Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Terry Collins says anyone causing trouble will face consequences.

"We will arrest people regardless of age in regard to if they are [unlawful] in their protest," he said.

"I make no apology for the fact that if people are breaking the law and are disrupting the conference, we will deal with it, we will arrest people and deal with them appropriately."

posted on Aug, 29 2005 @ 11:17 PM
Just to correct one statement,the tax cut in question has only been suggested,not enacted,but it has still put PM Howard at odds with his anointed successor Peter Costello,the current Treasurer,who wants to give us all a tax cut,not just the top 3 percent.

From what I have read in the press the authorities are more worried about G8 type protests from Socialists etc than a terrorist attack,but are using the threat of terrorism to keep the barriers well away from those attending the meeting.

posted on Aug, 30 2005 @ 03:48 AM
I'm so ticked off about them using tax payer dollars for this junket! When we've got people like my dad who's been waiting twelve months for an urgent operation on his bladder, & the Aust Govt spending our money like its free.........jeez, don't get me started. The should be more concerned about what tax payer voters are going to do at the next election, instead of fluffing around with thes so called " big wigs of business"

posted on Aug, 30 2005 @ 04:47 AM
We all seem to be in agreement that Jack Boots is literally destroying our country, selling off our assets, giving tax cuts to the rich, changing industrial relations so people can get sacked and put on low casual wages, along with everything else they are slipping through the senate like Uranium mining...but and its a huge But...

why isn't there more voices of dissent? Has our society been conditioned to accept. Have we been irradiated that much to just go about our lives and accept this?

what happened to the voices of protest. Why is jack boots selling telstra, our asset..... I mean look at the Indian call centre debarcle now, can't you just imagine the service when it is fully privatised.

Come on people speak out loud. Stop this before it is too late..... Australia, where the rich get richer and the poor are expendable.......

posted on Aug, 30 2005 @ 05:27 AM
I agree Mayet it seems absolutely no-one cares in Australia about politicians' behaviour.I write Letters to the Editor and MP's,talk to people as I go about my business,it's like politics just instantly turns most Aussies off.

Mr Howard's latest lie was found out,his claims of 14% wages growth were proved to be a lie,the top 10% have grown that much,the rest of us 2-3%.
As usual,the mainstream Aussie media let that one go,and the most popular current affairs/news magazine shows keep on with the latest diet,or the latest bodgy tradesman.

It is discouraging.

posted on Aug, 30 2005 @ 05:31 AM

Originally posted by Far Out Man
I agree Mayet it seems absolutely no-one cares in Australia about politicians' behaviour.

You have to remember though that Australia, as a political nation, is historically notorious for being apathetic when it comes to politics and politicians. I find I meet a lot of people here that do CARE but tend not to do anything about it. They dont write letters, they dont get involved in politics, they dont hand out leaflets , they dont go on demonstrations.

posted on Aug, 30 2005 @ 06:38 AM
well really every thing john howard does isnt bad.
so far i think he has been a great leader for this country
maybe there isant much protest because he is doing a good job?

as for the industrial work reforms, it isa good it makes it easier to sack workers. it means people will have to put in the effort to keep there jobs, those that slack off will be gotten rid off

posted on Aug, 30 2005 @ 04:15 PM
John Howards done good for our counrtry?
How so

What has he done good for us, please help me understand your viewpoint.

The unions in Australia fought long and hard throughout the seventies and eighties for workers rights. Legislation was passed and everyone was happy...

Jack Boots gets into power and takes that away. Its not good that people can be sacked easily. believe it or not it was fair under current legislation. I had to have a damned good reason to sack my sales girl receptionist and stealing and lying was an adequate reason. So it was fair. Why have workplace agreements when unions fought so hard to get workers rights, lunch breaks, paid leaves, minimum hourly rates. What was wrong with using the award agreements, why these new workplace agreements. You know overtime and weekend rates have been sliced off. So now theres no benefit to working 60 hours a week to get ahead in life. Because you can't.

Uranium mining don't even get me started there.. selling uranium to China...yeah Jack boots is great isn't he. The Northern territory gov and the people fought long and hard to get uranium mining banned in the territory. Perhpas you don't remember the issue. Perhaps you don't remember just what uranium can do. The people don't want it... Or do you want us to mine the uranium ?

I am honestly trying to think of just one good thing Jack Boots has done...and I am afraid I can't there is nothing..... my mind is as blank as the liberal partys.

Troops in iraq? Tell me why our troops had to go over and fight another war that does not belong to us? Wasn't the lessons of Vietnam enough.?

So yeah please explain and list everything good Jack Boots has done for the country because you have me very confused

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