Australia’s new Labor government counters China’s blitz of the Pacific, and Jacinda Ardern touts gun control in America while South Auckland neighbourhoods get shot up daily. Join Tim Wilms and Dieuwe de Boer live tonight at 7pm Melbourne time and 9pm Auckland time on Trad Tasman Talk.

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It’s LGBT Pride Month which could be a monkeypox superspreader event. Dieuwe provides his review of Matt Walsh’s Daily Wire documentary ‘What is a Woman?’ about transgenderism. The NZ Government has announced $4.7m to go to intersex and transgender services. Australian corporations ANZ and Coles have announced ‘gender affirmation’ leave for transgender staff members.

After securing a majority in the House of Representatives the full Albanese Ministry was sworn in last week with Clare O’Neil becoming the new Home Affairs Minister though Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus will be in charge of the Federal Police. There is also an Assistant Minister for the Republic which is Labor policy. New Opposition Leader and Nationals Leader David Litteproud announced their shadow frontbench. on Sunday.

Both leaders now give press conferences with the Australia, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander flags behind them. Labor has pledged to hold a referendum on enshrining a First Nations Voice to the Parliament in the Constitution, the details of which haven’t been worked out.

Anthony Albanese is in Indonesia this week and went bike riding with President Joko Widodo. Foreign Minister Penny Wong has had a victory in the Pacific signing an 8-year development partnership with Samoa and 10 Pacific nations rejected a proposed trade and security pact with Communist China. A Chinese military aircraft flew dangerously close to a RAAF conducting a freedom of navigation exercise in the South China Sea. This is despite China proposing a reset of relations with Australia.

NZ’s Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta is missing in action in the Pacific region seemingly too busy figuring out how to enrich her own family through the Three Waters reform program.

On her US trip, Jacinda Ardern spoke of her successful gun control policies in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting. But back in Auckland, the gangs are engaged in regular shootouts with 5 gang-related shootings occurring on the weekend. Sydney is experiencing a gangland war with 13 underworld figures slain over the past 18 months. The Australian Federal Police today announced they were targeting Italian mafia clans as part of Operation Ironside.

The Reserve Bank of Australia raised the official interest rate from 0.35% to 0.85% to counter rising inflation. Due to the floods in Queensland, the price of iceberg lettuces is now as high as $12. KFC announced they would be putting cabbage in their burgers to cut costs. Treasurer Dr Jim Chalmers has warned of a perfect storm will see an expensive winter mainly due to a man-made gas shortage in Australia.

Rebel News Australia Reporter Avi Yemini has had his most significant legal victory in all the lawsuits he’s launched with the Federal Court ordering Twitter to reveal the details behind the PRGuy17 account. The PR Guy appeared on Twitter in March 2020 and has been sycophantic in its defence of all of Dan Andrews’ pandemic policies and lockdowns.

Matt Walsh’s “What Is A Woman” Is An Expose On Evil – Right Minds NZ
ANZ, Coles announce gender affirmation leave policies for transitioning staff – Smart Company
Penny Wong announces eight-year partnership with Samoa, donation of new patrol boat – ABC News
Richard Marles reveals what happened when Chinese J-16 jet intercepted RAAF P-8 maritime aircraft over South China Sea – Sky News Australia
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ‘frustrated’ by criticism over Nanaia Mahuta’s absence from Pacific – Newshub
Auckland gang shootings: Five weekend drive-bys linked to simmering gang feud – NZ Herald
AFP to target Italian organised crime and money laundering a year on from Operation Ironside
Gangland TV drama filming interrupted by real gangland funeral – SMH
Federal Court ORDERS Twitter to unmask ‘PRGuy’ for Avi Yemini – Rebel News


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Tim Wilms is the Founder and Editor in Chief of the Host of Tim’s News Explosion, the WilmsFront interview program and The Theorists with Andy Nolch. He based in Melbourne, Australia where he also conducts field reports.
Tim Wilms is the Founder and Editor in Chief of the Host of Tim’s News Explosion, the WilmsFront interview program and The Theorists with Andy Nolch. He based in Melbourne, Australia where he also conducts field reports.