Coalition government’s anti-Muslim bigotry

Scott Morrison’s 2011 suggestion that the Coalition exploit anti-Muslim sentiment
http://www.smh.com.au/national/morrison-sees-votes-in-antimuslim-strategy-20110216-1awmo.html

Attorney-General George Brandis declares “People do have a right to be bigots.”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-24/brandis-defends-right-to-be-a-bigot/5341552

Liberals Bronwyn Bishop and Stephen Parry ban burqa in parliament
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/controversial-parliament-house-burqa-ban-dumped-20141019-118j5h.html

Tony Abbott insinuating Muslim leaders do not condemn terrorism: “I’ve often heard Western leaders describe Islam as a ‘religion of peace’. I wish more Muslim leaders would say that more often, and mean it.”
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/tony-abbotts-national-security-address-a-siren-call-to-the-nation-20150223-13mmqo.html#ixzz3ga44reBd

Tony Abbott on the “increasing threat from those…in our midst, who would do us harm.”
http://www.minister.border.gov.au/peterdutton/2015/Pages/new-citizenship-measures-press-conference.aspx

Tony Abbott declares “the Daesh death cult is…coming after us.”
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-27/abbott-condemns-spate-of-terror-attacks/6577786

Lowy Institute poll: Australians feel less safe than at any other time in the past 11 years
http://www.lowyinstitute.org/publications/lowy-institute-poll-2015

Former Rudd and Gillard advisor Jeremy Hillman on the political use of Islamophobia
http://www.thebanter.com.au/islamophobia-the-entrepreneurs-of-fear/

Ross Gittins on exaggeration of terror to hide economic failings
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/tony-abbotts-national-security-scare-campaign-hides-the-truth-hes-making-a-hash-of-the-economy-20150630-gi16ie.html

Journalist Anneliese Mcauliffe on the government’s exaggeration of terror threats for political purposes
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2015/07/fear-loathing-australian-politics-150702125248629.html

Defence expert Hugh White on dangers of terror exaggeration
http://www.theage.com.au/comment/tony-abbott-preoccupation-with-national-security-dangerous-20150706-gi5rjo.html

Bigotry encouraged by the Senate Committee inquiry into halal food certification
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/cory-bernardis-antihalal-crusade-unleashes-torrent-of-hate-20150620-ght0l8.html

Abbott government allows National MP George Christensen to address anti-Islam rally
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/julie-bishop-fails-to-condemn-mp-george-christensen-for-plans-to-attend-rightwing-rally-20150717-giebph.html

Professor Andrew Jakubowicz on how government emboldens bigots
http://www.news.com.au/national/politics/why-reclaim-australia-is-on-the-rise-and-how-we-can-stop-it/story-fns0jze1-1227450646363?sv=f5a7535681bd172ae3eb9986482a8ebe

Abbott government chooses which Syrian refugees to help based on religion
http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/if-you-turn-your-back-on-syrias-muslims-forget-about-team-australia-20150908-gjhr06.html

Scott Morrison beats up story about children not singing national anthem
http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/oct/28/morrison-chastises-do-gooders-who-let-muslim-children-not-sing-anthem

Josh Frydenberg accuses Grand Mufti of ‘cover up” says problem with Islam
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/grand-mufti-josh-frydenberg-accuses-abu-ibrahim-mohammed-of-cover-up-over-paris-attacks/story-fni0cx12-1227627193358

Andrew Hastie says Islam must change http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/islam-must-change-war-hero-mp-andrew-hastie-leads-radical-push/news-story/039933aae6375358724ad7c63f4ee9e7

Tony Abbott declares massive problem within Islam, calls for reformation
http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/tony-abbott-societies-cant-remain-in-denial-about-the-massive-problem-within-islam-20151208-gliupg.html

Andrew Nikolic, Craig Kelly and Michael Sukkar also criticise Islam
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/federal-mps-should-be-congratulated-on-calls-to-islam-to-look-deeply-within/news-story/4944de11510ba281de8a4d4bf7e0c097

Peter Dutton supports Tony Abbott’s comments on Islam
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-10/muslim-village-media-slams-abbotts-islam-hate-speech/7018264