In the 60s, Donald Horne, of the liberal left mixed in with a bit of Aussie radicalism, wrote The Lucky Country and that was all about myths.
While Chris Snowdon has it right about the current situation, not being Australian or not having spent extended periods imbibing the local “culture” makes it understandable that he might think this new-fascism is a relatively recent thing.
BBC News magazine has a feature that, unintentionally perhaps, supports Snowdon’s thesis. According to Nick Bryant:
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