“The Australian Monarchist League has always upheld Australia’s constitutional system of governance under the Crown but now the New South Wales government seems intent on overthrowing the democracy that has been at the heart of our constitutional system since Federation.

On the NSW parliamentary website is posted a notice stating:

Statement from the Parliament of NSW
The NSW Legislative Assembly will not meet as scheduled on 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16 September. The NSW Legislative Council will next meet on Tuesday, 14 September.”

The notice is still current as of 15/9/21.

However, when members of the NSW Legislative…


I’ll keep this brief:

  1. The Apostolic traditions surrounding the altar in the church building, used to celebrate the Eucharist during Mass, like offerings and sacrifice in other religions.
  2. The Catholic Church has a Magisterium that started in New Testament times by the Twelves Apostles, not just the Bible that was only strung together 1600 or so years ago by the Church. It was always about communion and opening this to the world.
  3. The Catholic Magisterium and works of others in the Church continues to develop a cogent and cohesive understanding of the Word of God in order to make Matthew…


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A watershed moment in the NSW Government’s response to COVID-19 occurred on Saturday, July 24th when, in spite of the prevailing lockdown, the “Worldwide Rally for Freedom” protest was held in Sydney. Mainstream media (MSM) reported 3,500 attendees, but watching a Facebook livestream, this number of attendees appeared far higher than what they were reporting. It was made clear to me that day that, whilst COVID-19 is serious, COVIDmania could prove to be more deadly.

To read the rest of this opinion piece, go to https://www.mallardau.com/2021/08/covid-19-is-serious-but-covidmania-could-prove-to-be-more-deadly-dana-pham/


A few hours ago the Facebook page Mark Latham’s Outsiders posted the following that I have not seen reposted anywhere outside of FB:

“KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

A NSW ONE NATION GUIDE

TO THE RIGHTS OF CITIZENS IN RESISTING VACCINE PASSPORTS AND MANDATORY WORKPLACE VACCINATIONS

(Please see the Disclaimer at the end of this document)

Background

One of the most important principles of our society is that people are in control of their own bodies and their own health care.

Adults need to give informed consent to vaccinations, dealing with Covid or anything else. No government or employer can directly force…


Source: WKYT

I recently submitted the following essay to my university. Feedback from my assessor are in italics and brackets:

In my previously submitted essay, I started off with examining the competing views on the human person of transgender experience. This examination is important, because what we understand about the human person ultimately impacts what we understand about the good life. Catholic Thought supports the Aristotelian-Thomistic position that the human person includes both the body and soul to the exclusion of others (psychosomatic unity), and that the soul is the one and only substantial form of the body (forma corporis).[1] …


Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/gray-olympics-concrete-block-133325/

I feel very conflicted about the Laurel Hubbard controversy. In case you didn’t get the memo, Laurel Hubbard is a New Zealand transgender weightlifter who was selected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics, thereby making her the first openly transgender athlete, post-transition, to compete in the Olympic Games. A re-evaluation of the International Olympic Committee’s rules on transgender athletes competing is overdue, but it doesn’t need to exclude them.

To read the rest of this opinion piece, go to https://www.mallardau.com/2021/08/not-resting-on-her-laurels-nor-should-sporting-bodies-dana-pham/


I recently submitted the following essay to my university. Feedback from my assessor are in italics and brackets:

The Catholic Thought on the human person is correct, but it is not the solution for how to live a good and happy life with the transgender position

(This, in itself, is an intriguing proposition. I am curious as to how you’re going to reconcile the two conjectures.)

Source: Getty/Niall Carson

On gender theory, Pope Francis reaffirmed that “biological sex and the socio-cultural role of sex (gender) can be distinguished but not separated”.[1] This is contrary to the increasingly mainstream view that transitioning genders is…


Source: Renee Nowytarger

Gigi Foster is a professor with the School of Economics at the University of NSW. She recently penned an opinion piece about how unsafe lockdowns are. Here is the highlight:

“[The letting rip of] Costs of locking down must be weighed against the projected [and unsafe] benefits, with nothing ever known for certain but best guesses made in the wide range of areas directly affected by [unsafe] lockdown policies.

These costs include [letting rip] the loss of happiness due to [unsafe] loneliness from social isolation, [letting rip] the crowded-out healthcare for [unsafe] problems other than COVID, [letting rip] the long-term…


I recently submitted the following essay to my university. Feedback from my assessor are in italics and brackets:

The philosophical anthropology of the human person as a psychosomatic unity cannot be reconciled with the transgender position on the human person

Sydney-based blogger and University of Notre Dame Master of Liberal Arts student Dana Pham, has described her pre-gender transition teenage life as follows:

“Fights with my parents became more frequent, and I was throwing tantrums in the classroom and getting into fights with other boys, constantly losing control of my temper. My gender dysphoria worsened during high school. The more…


By Sardaka — Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54920269

If the newly established colony of New South Wales was to be anything more than a half-stranded British outpost, dependent on an incredibly tenuous supply chain to the other side of the world, people were going to have to do more than idly hoe the miserable crops on Government Farm and forage for berries in the bush.

Enter James Ruse, the father of Australian agriculture, who showed that it was possible for an ordinary settler to support themself by farming on the land Down Under. Ruse, a convicted burglar from Cornwall, seemed intent on starting a new life in the…

Dana Pham

Pronouns: who/cares | TransCatholic Liberal Arts student @notredameaus | @AUMallard contributor | all opinions expressed here are my own

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