Are you aware of the lies around the destruction of the World Trade Centre on 9:11? Airport and intense scrutiny of individuals was instigated and after 19 years has not been rescinded - in fact, surveillance has been increased including here in Australia.
Robodebt and lockup - causing stress and suicides (up by 50%), costs of refugee centres and torturous incarceration, family violence massively increasing, excessive military spending on submarines etc, additional police powers, the scrapping of Council of Australian Governments (COAG), the installation of almost 500 5G towers, and I could go on and on. LNP Government blunders and fear-based programs, their brutality, ineptitude and spying, have cost the taxpayers billions upon billions.
While Dutton didn't appear to give a fig about border protection when it came to the coronavirus on Ruby Princess cruise ship he is eagerly expanding the ASIO spy agency and other security agencies. While security is important, Dutton and his team seemingly have a penchant for jackboots with no planned end game (witness never-ending incarceration of refugees) and proven zero interest in peacekeeping. They don't appear to have the wiring for compassion and actually believe in what they're doing is good and true.
The current riots in the USA demonstrate again and again that violence and heavy-handedness solve nothing. We must be better and smarter than that if we are to avoid riots similar to what we are seeing in Minneapolis and Hong Kong on our streets.
We must not acquiesce to questionable lawmaking. Next may come mandatory vaccines and restrictive everything - a 'them and us' society. We must intervene wherever we see injustice anywhere; otherwise, we too are culpable.