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Sky News host Alan Jones says the proposed changes to the national anthem to acknowledge Indigenous existence in Australia are “perfectly reasonable”.

27.2.2020

Sky News host Alan Jones says the proposed changes to the national anthem to acknowledge Indigenous existence in Australia are “perfectly reasonable”.

Sky News host Alan Jones says proposed changes to the national anthem are “perfectly reasonable”. \n\nOlympic Gold Medalist Cathy Freeman has come out in support of the Recognition in Anthem Project, which argues the current anthem 'doesn't acknowledge Indigenous existence in Australia”. \n\nThe Recognition in Anthem Project - founded by former Victorian Supreme Court judge Peter Vickery QC - launched its proposal for an updated version of Advance Australia Fair. \n\nIn Advance Australia Fair 2.0, the 'inappropriate and now outmoded word, young' would be replaced to read 'Australians all let us rejoice, for we are one and free'. \n\nThe project presents further changes to the anthem in verses two and three. \n\n“You would have to be a bit of a ratbag to say that’s worth dying in a ditch for,” Mr Jones said. \n\nImage: Getty

Proposed changes to the national anthem are 'perfectly reasonable' 26/02/2020 | 5min Sky News host Alan Jones says proposed changes to the national anthem are “perfectly reasonable”. Olympic Gold Medalist Cathy Freeman has come out in support of the Recognition in Anthem Project, which argues the current anthem "doesn't acknowledge Indigenous existence in Australia”. The Recognition in Anthem Project - founded by former Victorian Supreme Court judge Peter Vickery QC - launched its proposal for an updated version of Advance Australia Fair. In Advance Australia Fair 2.0, the "inappropriate and now outmoded word, young" would be replaced to read 'Australians all let us rejoice, for we are one and free'. The project presents further changes to the anthem in verses two and three. “You would have to be a bit of a ratbag to say that’s worth dying in a ditch for,” Mr Jones said. Image: Getty Favourite Read more: Sky News Australia

Why so the demands continue their list is never ending These decisions and demands are dividing Australia more and more we are one or so we say when will you all wake up to the fact they will never stop the more we give the more they want Fine but just get on with it and stop debating it to death. Wouldn't be Australia if the 'conservatives' weren't rolling onto their backs at the first opportunity.

And that the British were here before the Chinese. And the Chinese were here before the Lebanese. And the Lebanese were here before the Sudanese. That's also very important in national anthem. The problem with giving in to the outrage mob is there is never an end to it. Way​ past​ time​ to​ embrace​ the​ dynamic​ Aboriginal​ flag, as​ new​ &​ official​ flag​ for​ all​ Australian's.​ After​ change, a​ 'republic'​can​ be​ approach​ed​ with​out​ any apron​ strings​ attached.

Who really cares what Alan Jones thinks. 🤣🤣 Alan Jones nasty flog, just sayin Write new lyrics altogether. Some words are outdated in this modern society. When'we'as a nation sing the anthem Isn't it about the 'pride'we hold for her, about how we 'toil' to keep her beauty, about 'telling' other 'lands' how great she is🤔 It' about celebration unity pride.We now have 2 flags recognised in the land.... does that unite us?combine em🧐

Really .... who cares what the old Rock Spider thinks .....

Calls for Australia to 'get involved' in Assange extradition trial | Sky News AustraliaBarrister Greg Barns says “there is still room and time' for Australia to 'get involved' in the Julian Assange extradition case.\n\nThe Wikileaks founder underwent the first day of his extradition trial on Monday where he is facing charges relating to the publication of classified documents.\n\nMr Barns told Sky News Assange’s crime was to reveal “the war crimes of the US” but he “is an Australian citizen facing an effective death penalty for that fact”.\n\n“There is now some greater urgency in the matter and more people now saying why doesn’t the Australian government get involved,' he said. \n\nHe also said the report of secret recordings of Mr Assange were “an egregious breach that ought to be concerning to all Australians” because “it showed a level of misconduct on the part of the US”.\n

As long as we put in all other nationalities oz_jacko Sorry, they look good on paper. But give them an inch and they will take a mile. Nothing wrong at all with the current lyrics of the national anthem. The Federation of Australia is 'young' as its 119 years-old (1901) not 60,000 years-old. The proposed changes is essentially putting race into a anthem that has no reference to race,ethnicity nor religion.

No specific groups existence is acknowledged in any national anthem of any Country. The Australian Anthem should be left alone. No amount of change would stop the issues & complaints with the anthem just as changing the date of Australia Day wouldn't stop the Indigenous Protests. I see this has been around since Sep 2019. I like it and we should put it to the vote. These changes are more than appropriate.

Jimmy Barnes needs to lead the way: We're also going to remove the bit about 'For those who've come across the seas we've boundless plains to share' to 'fuck off, we're full'. NO, NO, NO Good grief! Put the whole dreadful Advance Australia Fair out to pasture. Grab that $10million of money wasted on a Noth Sydney pool and commission some thing new with lyrics that properly represents Australia.

Phew! I was desperate to know what this fossil thought and now I know

Espionage activities are 'reaching a high point' in Australia | Sky News AustraliaExecutive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute Peter Jennings said the operation of foreign spies on Australian soil recently uncovered by ASIO indicates that our political independence” could be seriously compromised.\n\nOn Monday ASIO Director-General of Security Mike Burgess said a sleeper agent had been operating in Australia for years, gathering intelligence on dissidents before he was caught by the intelligence organisation and thrown out of the country.\n\n“What Mr Burgess did was lift the veil on a number of intelligence practices which will come as news to a lot of people in the broader community,” Mr Jennings told Sky News Host Chris Kenny. \n\n “These types of espionage activities have been happening in Australia for many years” but they are “reaching a high point at this moment,” he said. \n\nMr Jennings believes it to be “critically important” that Australians understand the significance of the threat that has been uncovered by ASIO and don’t think of it as “some type of James Bond fiction”.\n\nWhile the government has not publicly attributed the espionage operation to any particular nation, Mr Jennings said “China is the biggest strategic problem that we face at the moment”. \n But spy for what? Technology? Soil? Weather? Energy? Not sure what the spies look for. Why not turn the guy and have him feed back ambigious info implying other suspected spies had turned....then kick back & watch the show. No point outing him & deporting the guy. Hell just be replaced by another agent. It wouldnt be hard to make him afraid of going back to china.

better change it from “wealth for toil” to “wealth to spoil” cause they can never get enough handouts No racial division. One country, one people, one flag I think Mr Jones has lost it I demand CENTRELINK and petrol huffing get a mention. They're a knowledged already. One nation, one country, one flag, one anthem.

If we make the change will the locals sing the anthem? You are not my news. The people disagree. Stop these ridiculous stories every few months to help keep and build a divison with fear tactics. CEO step down Australia is heading for civil war in the next 50 years if it keeps pandering to aboriginal designs on creating a separate racial state.

Can Australians Tax Payers have a say on cutting down on $35 Billion a year on all their benefits? what about acknowledge 'Jews existence in Australia' or 'Muslim existence in Australia' or 'Spanish existence in Australia' or 'Hindi existence in Australia'?

Australia has 'on more than one occasion' deported spies: Peter Dutton | Sky News AustraliaHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton confirms foreign spies have been deported for operating inside Australia and says, “we’ll continue to do it”.\n\nASIO announced it uncovered a sleeper agent running a spy ring inside Australia and revealed there are more foreign agents operating in Australian than at the height of the Cold War.\n\nMr Dutton also confirmed the foreign countries of origin of these spies.\n\n“We are talking about China, we’re talking about Russia, we’re talking about Iran, and we’re talking about other nations,” he said.\n\nThe home affairs minister told Sky News host Paul Murray, Australia is a “a target for foreign interference,” highlighting how in some cases “secrets (were) stolen from law firms representing Australian firms” in negotiations with foreign countries.\n\nImage: News Corp Australia Shouldn't even be here if your doing your job properly. I thought those three baboons outside RPA today looked like they were up to something..... What about Liu

But only if the genuine 'First Peoples' {the Negritoes} are recognised and not the later arriving phoney 'Aboriginals' About time we have an answer anthem written by a an Aussie not by some Scottish bloke who never lived here Well a ratbag here Won't be singing or acknowledging it that's for sure Stop letting Jones sidestep what he should be answering.. Have him comment on the St.Kevins grooming issue.

Yep wouldn't expect anything different from you princess Alan. Bending over and taking it like the rest of the country. What would be 'perfectly reasonable' is if the mobs mentality of give me give me just gave up already. Sick of your whining whining FKN whining.❤🇦🇺instead When did Jones become a lefty?

Let's change it to the 'Micky Mouse Club' song it shows the world we are a joke. We’re either 1 nation under 1 flag or we’re not. Up until 1973 & 1976 respectively there was no aboriginal flag or “welcome to country”...descendants of present day Tamil Nadu are 100s of tribes with as many languages. The 1st people - the pygmies - were genocided by these tribes

What you need to do is to update the sound of your national anthem not the words. Get these guys to do it and you will have the greatest national anthem that ever rocked the planet. australiannationalanthem acdc

Australia will 'likely' have further coronavirus outbreaks | Sky News AustraliaHealth Minister Greg Hunt says the Australian government has 'lifted our travel advisory for northern Italy' due to the increased number of cases there and across Europe. \n\nMr Hunt said 'we know that new cases have been reported in Austria, Switzerland, Croatia and an unconfirmed report which we are seeking advice on of Brazil being included”.\n\nChief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy told the media the “major concern” currently is the “international situation” and the “number of countries outside of China making it more likely that we will have further outbreaks in Australia”.\n\n“We are still contained in Australia, and we have no community transmission of this virus in Australia – so there is no reason to change anything you do, wear masks, or behave in a way that is different from normal,” he said. \n

Wasn't in favour 'on principle' BUT truth is, most people wouldn't notice change & additional verse is pretty good. The southern Cross actually is a celebration symbol of unamity!..it's a fireworks display symbol of unamity! Unamity,its a unity of unanimous decision! Simple question: will it change a dam thing? NO

No thanks, Alan. That's worthless virtue signaling. Is there *anyone* who doesn't 'acknowledge' the existence of indigenous people? No there isn't. And even if there was, would changing some words in the national anthem help? The NATIONAL anthem is about the NATION of Australia, which only came into being 1901. That has nothing to do the length of time aboriginals have been living in the Australian Continent.

They are already acknowledged. What on earth do you think, 'Australians all let us rejoice', means. We're all Australians, so we're all acknowledged in it. Far out. Stop with the divisive agendas. It's Sick to continually push agendas to try and create division! Can we also acknowledge left handed people, oh and redheads as well. Thank you very much

'I'm opposed to a royal commission into Australia's bushfires': Alan Jones | Sky News AustraliaSky News host Alan Jones says he is opposed to a royal commission into bushfires because “it panders to the deliberately created international perception that these bushfires are unprecedented”. \n\nLast week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlined the details of the government’s royal commission into the nation’s devastating summer of bushfires, saying its main objective is to “keep Australians safe”.\n\nMr Morrison said the royal commission will be focused on a three-pronged approach, primarily related to improving natural disaster management coordination across all levels of government, improving Australia's 'resilience and adaptation to a changing climate' and for providing a legal framework for Commonwealth involvement in future national emergencies.\n\nMr Jones said his stance is not intended “to diminish the tragedy and trauma of what has taken place”. \n\n“However, there has been a ruthless and relentless campaign by the global warming apologists to make sure the world believes these fires were unprecedented and a royal commission panders to that.”\n\nSky News hosts Alan Jones and Graham Richardson spoke with the Mayor of the Bega Valley Shire Kristy McBain, who gave an insight into the ongoing plight her region faces as a result of the devastating summer of bushfires. \n\n'The most desperate need that we have at the moment is for people, and governments especially, to understand ... there are people impacted by the disaster as a whole, those people at the moment are falling through the cracks,' Ms McBain said. \n\nImage: Getty Well of course Jonesy knows more than the RFS Commissioner. AJ again. Wow. The bottom of the opinion barrel has been scraped again by This is not news. Just one mans pathetic unqualified opinion. The MorrisonFires were unprecedented Jones is an idiot, not a scientist.

Virgin Australia to cut Tigerair flights over coronavirus concerns | Sky News AustraliaVirgin Australia has announced it will cut flights from its budget arm - Tigerair. \n\nThe airline said the effects of the coronavirus outbreak would slash profits by up to $75 million.\n\nThe Tigerair fleet will shrink by more than half, axing five of its routes over the next two years.\n\n\n\n



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