Coalition government’s anti-Muslim bigotry

Scott Morrison’s 2011 suggestion that the Coalition exploit anti-Muslim sentiment

Attorney-General George Brandis declares “People do have a right to be bigots.”

Liberals Bronwyn Bishop and Stephen Parry ban burqa in parliament

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.”

Tony Abbott on the “increasing threat from those…in our midst, who would do us harm.”

Tony Abbott declares “the Daesh death cult is…coming after us.”

Lowy Institute poll: Australians feel less safe than at any other time in the past 11 years

Former Rudd and Gillard advisor Jeremy Hillman on the political use of Islamophobia

Ross Gittins on exaggeration of terror to hide economic failings

Journalist Anneliese Mcauliffe on the government’s exaggeration of terror threats for political purposes

Defence expert Hugh White on dangers of terror exaggeration

Bigotry encouraged by the Senate Committee inquiry into halal food certification

Abbott government allows National MP George Christensen to address anti-Islam rally

Professor Andrew Jakubowicz on how government emboldens bigots

Abbott government chooses which Syrian refugees to help based on religion

Scott Morrison beats up story about children not singing national anthem

Josh Frydenberg accuses Grand Mufti of ‘cover up” says problem with Islam

Andrew Hastie says Islam must change

Tony Abbott declares massive problem within Islam, calls for reformation

Andrew Nikolic, Craig Kelly and Michael Sukkar also criticise Islam

Peter Dutton supports Tony Abbott’s comments on Islam