14 February 2014

International Symposium on Liberty and Islam in Australia

.... According to the president of Q Society, Mrs Debbie Robinson, our leaders are not only facing mounting problems as a result of the growing number of radicalised Muslims living amongst us; but must find a response to what she describes as ‘socio-political jihad’ and the balkanisation of communities along religious and ethnic fault lines.

Q Society speaker Andrew Horwood points to a national survey conducted by Roy Morgan Research in October 2013. Answers to a series of questions probing public perception and personal views on Islam validate that a majority of Australians are concerned about the spread of Islam into their communities.

“While some Australian politicians still insist that our brand of multiculturalism is superior to what has been tried and failed in Europe, the reality is we are merely a decade behind and catching up fast” Mr Horwood argues. [NewsGallery] Read more