The demolition will quickly start on the Australian Battle Memorial, to make manner for a celebration of white nationalism.
This week the Nationwide Capital Authority (NCA) — a federally appointed physique that oversees the “Commonwealth’s pursuits and intentions for planning, designing and growing Canberra and the Territory” — signed off on what known as the “early works” of the federal government’s half-billion redevelopment of the Australian Battle Memorial (AWM).
The NCA is chaired by Terry Weber, a Liberal donor appointed by the Abbott authorities. Dennis Richardson, the long-time nationwide safety bureaucrat and supporter of the prosecution of Bernard Collaery and Witness Okay, can be on the board.
The outline “early works” — with approval for the primary a part of the mission nonetheless to come back — is fully deceptive. This would possibly not be shifting a carpark or pulling down some bushes (although loads of mature bushes, a key a part of the setting of the AWM, shall be knocked down). It would embrace the demolition of the Anzac Corridor, opened in 2001 to nice delight from each memorial guests and designers.
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