It certainly seems that the official line in Australia is a fear of the other. Despite a new government in power, the message remains the same.
Dan Goldberg is a s a journalist and filmmaker. His films includes two docos on the child sex abuse scandal inside the ultra-Orthodox community in Australia, a doco about the Palestinian football team’s maiden visit to Australia and one that opened a window into the secret world of the Adass Israel sect in Melbourne. He is a former Australian correspondent for Haaretz, JTA and the Jewish Chronicle in London.