Why is Victoria the far-right protest capital of Australia?

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Victoria has become the noisiest, most active battleground for far right-wing groups in Australia, so why has the state largely regarded as Australia’s most progressive become such a hot bed of this activity?

  • Anthony Colangelo
  • The Canberra Times

Saturday’s “Reclaim St Kilda” rally – organised by United Patriots Front leaders Blair Cottrell and Neil Erikson and attended by federal Senator Fraser Anning – is the latest headline-grabbing protest in a series of demonstrations by far…

While extreme right political activism has long existed in Australia, many on both sides of the debate trace the current, noisy iteration of far…

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