UPDATE - SEE BELOW FOR COMMENT
We will discuss the findings of the Finklestein review shortly. The review has recommendations which many see as creating too big a role for government in 'managing' freedom of speech in Australia (See report here).
The Lord Monckton Foundation sees 'freedom of speech' and sees government as being answerable to the people (and not the other way round) as fundamental as can be seen from this excerpt from our vision/charter, "The Lord Monckton Foundation shall conduct research, publish papers, educate students and the public and take every measure that may be necessary to restore the primacy and use of reason in science and public policy worldwide, especially insofar as they may bear upon the rights of the people fairly and fully to be informed, openly and freely to debate, and secretly by ballot to decide who shall govern them, what laws they shall live by and what imposts they shall endure." (see full charter here)
In the meantime, you might like to:
a) Review Lord Monckton in action at the National Press Club Luncheon in Canberra in July 2011.
b) Read one of Mark Steyn's illuminating and funny (if it wasn't so serious) articles from the Australian newpaper.
See article 'Using rights to gag free speech' (here)
Anointed Vision obscures reality and incites government to ‘manage’ Free Speech
Gushing Australian Media seeded current threat to Free Speech