Opinion

The self-indulgent 'free speech' advocates are anything but

Amanda Vanstone
Updated May 23 2024 - 9:24pm, first published 5:30am

As a kid in the 1950s I was too ignorant to understand why granny would sit watching the Anzac march on black and white TV with tears trickling down her face. As kids we knew to say nothing and get her a cup of tea. Knowledge has erased that innocence.

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Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She writes fortnightly for ACM.