This Is Enough – The Anzac Spirit

I am 64 years old and I was a midwife in the State Of Victoria for over a quarter of a century.

Today I witnessed one of the most inspiring things I have ever seen a woman do.

In state parliament, MP Catherine Cumming, stood to tell the story of horrible mistreatment of a kind, gentle, deeply loved, homeless man by 6 Victorian police officers.

She stated that this man “was asleep in a sleeping bag. He was forcibly dragged out of his sleeping bag by six police officers and dragged around the steps of the parliament to the side of the parliamentary precinct. Roughly handled. The footage is there. This is not on. This is not the way that you actually treat Victorians. A homeless man. A young, homeless, articulate man.”

“This is enough.” Dr Cumming insisted emphatically. “Enough of the way that you talk about these protestors, but disgusting the way you’ve treated them on these steps while we were in here debating yesterday.”

To those of us long suffering Victorians who want to see democracy protected and human rights respected, these words are wonderful.

The ten years that Catherine Cumming spent in the Army Reserve may be one of the best investments in its people that Australia has ever made.

God Bless you, Catherine.

I pray that you are given the strength to work to save Victorians from their sufferings under one of the worst governments in the Western World.

Geoff Fox, Maribyrnong, Victoria, December 2nd, 2021

The Kind Key Of Love

Two years ago today, George Cardinal Pell, falsely imprisoned in Victoria wrote of a kind and rational God.

My grandfather Professor A C Fox wrote that “Love is the key that unlocks every final door.”

“Deus mihi providebit.” on the front door of St Pats cathedral means “God will provide for me.”

Can faith and love unite us to defeat tyranny?

Geoff Fox, 25th November, 2021

My Brief Time as The Freedom Man

Last Saturday at the massive Freedom Day March in Melbourne, a woman in the crowd at Flagstaff Gardens pointed at me and said, “There’s The Freedom Man.”

I told this to one of the organisers later and he said to me that I wasn’t just The Freedom Man, I was now Australia’s William Wallace.

To day I was prevented from speaking at a much smaller but related Occupy Parliament protest and I think the reason given was that I talk too much about God.

If I cannot talk freely about God on the occupied steps of a corrupt government’s parliament, then my time in that movement is ended.

But it was an amazing experience.

I was able to lead thousands of people in chanting: “Freedom!”

I was able to press for police investigation of crimes committed by government against the people.

I was able to condemn what I see as the police state of Victoria on television.

I was able to appeal directly to many police officers present that it is not in their interests for a minority of police officers who had assaulted protesting citizens to appear to be above the law.

A Royal Australian Navy veteran who was disgusted with what he called government terrorism gave me his service medals because I was the first person he met who wanted them. (I was the first because I arrived hours before anyone else at a protest site where he was waiting.)

I was able to share my idea that, if God is the Word which is Logos which is rationality and discourse, then God is deeply embedded in freedom of speech and democracy.

I learnt important Djabwurrung phrases from a spiritual leader from that aboriginal nation. (My grandmother may have been one quarter Djabwurrung.)

This leader gave me the confidence to speak about Bunjil as a supreme spiritual force in Australia.

I met a profoundly wise and funny old man who saw himself as a wizard but came across to me like Moses.

I am sad that my involvement in this people power movement is over.

But, for me, expressing my faith in God freely comes first.

Geoff Fox, 22nd November, 2021, Terra Nullius

The Quad Should Be A Quin

I believe the quad (the security alliance between India, Australia, Japan and America to control Chinese influence) should be a Quin and include Indonesia. That would make Australia safer.

My Christian friend Francis X F has said to me, “I’m no international politics analyst, just a humble parish priest, but what you say makes sense to me 😊”

Sometimes those whose good work brings them closest to the poor become very wise.

Geoff Fox, November 9, (the other 9/11) 2021, Down Under
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Medals Of Honor

Today Andrew X, who served as an electronics technician with the Royal Australian Navy for six years including time in the Persian Gulf, gave me his service medals and read out this very powerful peice of writing at the bottom of the front steps of the Victorian parliament in Spring St.





This is an astonishingly powerful cry from the heart. His act of trust in me makes these medals relinquished in deep deep despair into Medals of Honor.

Being accepted by him to receive his medals is one of the greatest compliments ever bestowed on me in 64 years of a culturally rich life.

I will do all I can to make his voice heard.

And to continue to strive to spread knowledge of the human rights lessons of World War Two.

Geoff Fox, 8th November 2021, Down Under

Lined Up Like Stormtroopers – Lest We Forget

Today is the 64th birthday of former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

For innovative policy and speaking truths that others wouldn’t speak, I rate him as one of the best Australian Prime Ministers since WW2 hero John Curtin.

A very recent outstanding act of service to Australia from Mr Abbott is his statement condemning police action against peaceful protestors in Melbourne. He described police as being “……. lined up like stormtroopers …….” to stop a peaceful protest by “people who are sick and tired of (lockdown) restrictions which frankly are now becoming absolutely unreasonable”.

It needed to be said. And the public have a right to know who gave the orders and authorisation for the teargas and rubber bullets used by police against citizens exercising their right to free speech.

God bless you and thank you Mr Abbott.

Please stay strong.

Geoff Fox, Melbourne, Australia, 4th November, 2021

All Souls Day – A Democratic Day

A key purpose of All Souls Day (the second of November) is to remember all those dead souls who need our rememberance. This is a very democratic contrast with the preceding All Saints Day where the focus is on more illustrious people.

George Bernard Shaw died at the age of 94 on All Souls Day in 1950 from renal failure. This was a result of injuries sustained when he fell while pruning a tree. Only two people have ever won both a Nobel Prize for literature and an Oscar. Shaw was the first. Bob Dylan was the second.

One of Shaw’s many famous peices of thought is this idea: “Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”

Modern western societies are now trashing very hardwon liberties out of fears which I believe constitute mass psychosis.

Lest we forget that life based on knowledge is always better than living in fear.

Geoff Fox, All Souls Day, 2021, Terra Nullius.

The Godlike Suffering of George Cardinal Pell

On this day two years ago, falsely imprisoned by dark secular forces in what I consider the police state of Victoria, George Cardinal Pell wrote, “……. we cannot escape suffering …….”

609 years ago on this day in 1512, Michelangelo unveiled his work in the Sistine Chapel.

Lest we forget.

Let there be light.

Geoff Fox, 1 November, 2021, Terra Nullius (on All Saints Day when martyrs are remembered)

Daniel Andrews – How Many People Have Your Lockdowns Killed?

Daniel Michael Andrews, your government has made Melbourne the most locked down city in the world.

You act as if you do that for safety but you focus too much on Covid statistics and ignore other causes of death. I was a health professional in your state for a quarter of a century.

So I ask you: how many people have your lockdowns killed?

How many old people have died of grief in nursing homes when lockdowns have cut off their social contacts?

What has happened to the suicide rate during your 6th lockdown? Especially the teenage suicide rate.

What has happened to the breast cancer death rate ? And death rates from other cancers and other diseases?

In the UK 70,000 more people have died at home since the pandemic.

Have more people died at home during your lockdowns? How many of those deaths were preventable? Did they get adequate pain relief?

Daniel Andrews, the people have a right to know.

Geoff Fox, former midwife, October 18, 2021, Victoria

Open Letter to Karl David and All Good Cops.

Dear Karl David (President, The Police Association Victoria) and all your troubled colleagues,

today, on the 44th anniversary of Bing Crosby’s death, I invoke Gentleman Bing’s immortal spirit to ask you to listen to me and millions of others who are suffering needlessly and unfairly because of work you are, arguably, “forced” to do.

Lockdowns are killing people and trashing their human rights, their livelihoods and their societies.

You do not have to do that or assist that.

You have the right and responsibility to serve and protect.

You know that. I know that. So do many other people in their hearts if not their heads.

Please BE a force for good not for evil.

Stand up now against your own growing police states.

Please.

Geoff Fox, 14th October, 2021, Down Under.