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Why I no longer call Australia home

The Lucky Country's unbearable slide into paternalism

| Australia
Members of Victoria Police perform random checks in Melbourne in July 2020: Australian police have a insidious method of breaking the human spirit.   © Getty Images

Ian Lloyd Neubauer is a freelance journalist based in Southeast Asia.

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