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How could Australia's Kim Beasly MP, Department of External Affairs publish a handbook “entitled “Studies on Vietnam” which established the fact that the  Vietcong were equipped with Chinese arms and ammunitionon refer to Vol. 87 No. 4462 (4 Sep 1965) - National Library of Australia https://nla.gov.au › nla.obj-702601569 which notes: "If it is right to ask Australian youth to risk everything in Vietnam it is wrong to supply their enemies. The Communists in Asia will kill anyone who stands in their path and Australia continued to sell wheat in September 1967, is unbelievable to say the least.

Corruption is one of the root causes of poverty, conflict and state fragility. It undermines the state’s ability to deliver services and maintain the rule of law effectively. Corruption is contagious and does not respect sectoral boundaries. Corruption involves duplicity and reduces levels of morality and trust. Ending bribery corruption means holding the powerful to account. Is this what the hackers thought when they contacted Graham Schorer, COT Cases spokesperson.

The following three statements taken from a report prepared by Australia's Kim Beasly MP on 4 September 1965 (father of Australia's former Minister of Defence Kim Beasly) only tell part of this tragic episode concerning what I wanted to convey to Malcolm Fraser former Prime Minister of Australia when I telephoned him in April 1993 and again in April 1994 concerning Australia's wheat deals which I originally wrote to him about on 18 September 1967 as Minister for the Army.

Vol. 87 No. 4462 (4 Sep 1965) - National Library of Australia https://nla.gov.au › nla.obj-702601569 

"The Department of External Affairs has recently published an "Information Handbook entitled "Studies on Vietnam".  It established the fact that the Vietcong are equipped with Chinese arms and ammunition"

If it is right to ask Australian youth to risk everything in Vietnam it is wrong to supply their enemies. The Communists in Asia will kill anyone who stands in their path, but at least they have a path."

Australian trade commssioners do not so readily see that our Chinese trade in war materials finances our own distruction. NDr do they see so clearly that the wheat trade does the same thing."  

The sacrifice   

Absent Justice - The Peoples Republic of China

Feeding the enemy

1 July 2021 — The editorial in The Australian Financial Review of August 28, 1967, argues why Australia's position on wheat sales to China was rational   https://shorturl.at/bosG3

While the Financial Review might argue in this 1 July 2021 editorial that supplying wheat to a starving China saved millions of Chinese lives, one must also ask how many  Australian, New Zealand and USA lives were lost after Australia's wheat fed the bellies of the North Vietnamese Vietcong guerrilla's before they marched into the jungle's of North Vietnam to kill and maim as many Australian, New Zealand and USA soldiers as they could.

In December 1967, the Trade Minister Sir John McEwen became Australia's 18th  Prime Minister. Other Australian Prime Ministers namely John Howard have more recently mislead and deceived Australian citizens concerning the Iraq War. This misleading and deceiving of the citizens of Australia has hurt many Australians. The government's refusal to accept what happened in China while delivering Australian wheat as a matter of public interest should be addressed. I am hoping my website, absentjustice.com, will do this. 

  

 

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Viet Cong (VC), in full Viet Nam Cong San, English Vietnamese Communists, the guerrilla force that, with the support of the North Vietnamese Army, fought against South Vietnam (late 1950s–1975) and the United States (early 1960s–1973). The name is said to have first been used by South Vietnamese Press.

When I commenced writing My Story – Warts and All and this website, I told the whole story – I didn’t leave bits out to avoid embarrassing myself. To say all of my COT stories, I had to go back in time to show how the phone faults affected my well-being and needed to cover some details regarding an incident involving China.

 

FOOD AND TRADE IN LATE MAOIST CHINA, 1960-1978

by T Zhu2021 — touched the Chinese and Russian grain markets in the 1960s, earlier than ... Australia to China was being sent straight on to North Vietnam.

 

MS Hopepeak - Absent JusticeIn January 2024, for the second or third time since 2021, I read through the paper FOOD AND TRADE IN LATE MAOIST CHINA, 1960-1978prepared by Tianxiao Zhu. Between Footnote 82 to 85 - T Zhu names not only the Hopepeak ship which I was on between 28 June and 18 September 1967 (refer to British Seaman’s Record R744269 - Open Letter to PM File No 1 Alan Smiths Seaman), he tells the story the way it happened (I was there) not the way the government of the day told it to the people of Australia in 1967 through to the present. The Australian Minister of Trade and Industry, Sir John McEwen, referred to by Tianxiao Zhu as having stated the British seafarers of the Hopepeak ship were fearful of going back to China, was only an afterthought after being flown from Sydney back to England. When John McEwen knew full well, this was not an afterthought. 

 

Those British seaman had witnessed me on two occasions being frog marched off the Hopepeak under armed guard never to be seen again. I was only seen again because my life was not worth 13,600 tons of wheat still in Australia ready to be loaded on to the Hopepeak for her return voyage back to the Peoples Republic of China. The voyage these British seaman was affraid of (for good reason) if they retuned with the Hopepeak. 

Interestingly to note, after the crew was flown back to England (I remained in Sydney), a new crew was flown out at the expense of the ship's owners. Had the ship's crew not proven they had good reason to be fearful of returning to Communist Chinathe ship owner would not have met the cost of flying the two crews.  

If the skipper had not reported my experience and that of another crew member of the Hopepeak at the hands of the Chinese Red Guards, on the Hopepeak's return trip to Sydney, the Commonwealth Police (now called the Australian Federal Police) would not have been waiting on the dockside to interview me and this other crew member on 18 September 1967 when we arrived back. 

Both the police and media wanted to know why so many crew members feared returning to Red China. For a ship's crew to all refuse to take the ship to sea because it was to travel to a certain destination is unheard of. This refusal to sail was NO afterthought. I reiterate, If what happened was not true, why did the  Commonwealth Police and media meet the ship? The captain and ship owner must have notified them that not all was well even before the ship had berthed.  

What is not mentioned in the footnotes by Tianxiao Zhu, is that the Australian Trade Minister misled many people about the seriousness of what had taken place so that the Australian government could continue to sell wheat to Red China.   

Likewise, the Commonwealth Police asked me to describe to them the context of what I was forced to write under threat of being shot. They would not have done this had there not been some official acknowledgement from the ship's captain that this was what had happened. Why was I escorted off the Hopepeak  under armed guard by the Red Guards and taken to the hospital in the manner I was? I was told I had syphilis, which I knew was highly unlikely, and when I refused to be injected with an unsterilized needle, I caused a scene at the hospital.

Refusing any demand by the Red Guards in the People's Republic of China in 1967 was not something one did for no good reason. 

I was placed under armed guard for several days, being regularly threatened as was another crew member who had not taken to lightly to being stopped and forced to recite verses from Mao's Red Bible; the ship's officers helped me compile two different letters addressed to Mao and the People's Republic of China. In those two letters, I apologized for causing a problem at the hospital and for my treatment of the Red Guards, whose treatment of me later was threefold. 

What the two ship's officers had written differed from what the Red Guards wanted to say in those letters. A third letter was written under pressure from the Red Guards, stating, "I am a US aggressor and a supporter of Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party." When I told the skipper that writing this statement meant I was signing my death warrant, as Chiang Kai-shek was against Mao Tse Tung, the 'Second Steward' in charge of the ship's correspondence said I was dead if I did not. 

At the suggestion of the 'Second Steward,' he stated it would be more powerful if I wrote ", I disliked America and its invasion of North Vietnam"  It was agreed for me to hand deliver this letter to the armed guards as a show of respect (I did what I was advised) fearful of loosing my life over an unsterilized needle).

Before leaving the ship with this letter, the '(Third Officer) on the Hopepeak, who was from Mauritius, pulled me aside and informed me the cargo being unloaded had already been paid for by the People's Republic of China. A further load of similar wheat still in Australia had also been paid for with that money held in transit until the Hopepeak returned with the next shipment. 

The 'Third Officer' made it noticeably clear to the Chinese Commander that if I were shot, there would be no further wheat sent to Red China, and the fight over what had already been supplied would be arbitrated on with the ship owners winning on appeal because they had completed their first part of the deal. This threat worked, and I returned from delivering this letter in a daze. 

After arriving in Sydney on 17 September 1967, I provided the above and below information to the Commonwealth Police and a newspaper journalist they had been contacted by the ships agent. 

While the ship was in China, for twenty-four hours a day, (night and day), we could hear a loud voice coming from speakers attached to flood light poles on the quayside, which allowed the wharf labourers to work through the night. In English (not in Chinese), the voice was making propaganda statements about British imperialism. The constant drone of the propaganda recordings day and night was unnerving. A sentry box had been placed at the bottom of the ship's gangway, where a Red Guard, sometimes two Guards, stood (not sat) to check the credentials of everyone boarding or leaving the ship. The ship's crew, from officers down, were told we could have shore leave but only to visit the Seaman's Mission and a Shop that sold trinkets and large bottles of Chinese-made beer.

No fishing lines were allowed to go over the side of the ship. Some ship's crews were treated differently from others. For reasons not known, our crew was being treated harshlyRumours had it that two young Chinese girls had been seen on a sister ship to ours and had been shot as prostitutes. Their bodies no longer belonged to The People's Republic of China. Those two bodies left with the sister ship to the Hopepeak. While these were only rumours that may have be why our ship had been singled out.   

When I found out who was Australia's Minister of the Army, I wrote to the Minister Malcolm Fraser asking him to ensure Australia refrained from sending more grain back to Red China on the Hopepeak with a new crew. The ship still left for  Communist China  carrying 13,600 tons of wheat regardless of my pleas. Australia will, of course, never find out how much of that wheat went into the bellies of the North Vietnam soldier's/guerillas before they marched off into the jungles of Vietnam in search of Australian, New Zealand and USA blood. 

 

I reiterate, how can a country like Australia sell their produce (wheat) to Communist China on Humanitarian grounds when Communist China was redeploying some of that wheat to another Communist Country (North Vietnam), which was the enemy of Australia? The same enemy who was killing and maiming young Australian lives and the young lives of Australia's allies, New Zealand and the USA? Young lives (mostly conscripts) who were never to see their homeland again

Please read Chapters 1 to 12 below and learn how my China episode affected my life even after I purchased the Cape Bridgewater holiday camp in February 1988.

Absent Justice Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3
Absent Justice Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

Government Corruption. Corruption in the public service, where misleading and deceptive conduct has spuriously over more than two decades perverted the course of justice. 

Telstra's Falsified BCI Report
Telstra's Falsified BCI Report

Corruption, misleading and deceptive conduct plagued the COT with the government's sanctions, which endorsed the arbitrations. Learn the names of those who participated in these horrendous crimes that equally corrupted arbitrators who covered up these atrocitie

Telstra's Falsified SVT Report
Telstra's Falsified SVT Report

Corruption, misleading and deceptive conduct plagued the COT with the government's sanctions, which endorsed the arbitrations. Learn the names of those who participated in these horrendous crimes that equally corrupted arbitrators who covered up these atrocities 

Senate Evidence
Senate Evidence

The criminal delinquency of those involved in the COT Cases corrupted arbitrations continued to practive their evil and crooked style of justice on other citizens who, like the Casualties of Telstra have had their lives ruined.

An Injustice to the remaining 16 Australian citizens
An Injustice to the remaining 16 Australian citizens

This type of skulduggery is treachery, a Judas kiss with dirty dealing and betrayal. This is dirty pool and crookedness and dishonest. This conduct fester’s corruption. It is as bad, if not worse than double-dealing and cheating those who trust the ground you walk on. Sheer Evil.<

AFP Investigation -2
AFP Investigation -2
Read about the corruption within the government bureaucracy that is plaguing COT arbitrations. Learn who committed these horrendous crimes that equally corrupted lawyers and crooked arbitrators who covered up these crimes.
Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman
Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman

Corruption in government, including non-government self-regulators, undermines the credibility of that government. It erodes the trust of its citizens. 

C A V Part 1, 2 and 3
C A V Part 1, 2 and 3
Sadly, corruption and collusive practices are rife in the Australian ‘Establishment’ and this terrible situation prevents us from telling our story in a brief way. We had no alternative but to produce it the way we have here.
Blowing The Whistle
Blowing The Whistle

Blowing The Whistle was established on absentjustice.com to show our readers that the COT Cases arbitrations were nothing more than a sham set up to protect a government-owned asset.

Hacked Julian Assange - Politician 'sold out their country'
Hacked Julian Assange - Politician 'sold out their country'

Hacked Julian Assange - Politician 'sold out their country'

Spurious and Unscrupulous Conduct
Spurious and Unscrupulous Conduct
Chapter 1 - First Remedy pursued November 1993
Chapter 1 - First Remedy pursued November 1993

Government corruption. A criminal scheme devised by Telstra to minimize its losses to the detriment of those it had bastardized. Read about our dealings with the use of corrupted, manufactured evidence.

Chapter 2 - The second remedy pursued
Chapter 2 - The second remedy pursued

Checkout our bribery and corruption part & part and learn how deception undermines the credibility of those businesses who have been subjected to criminal legal abuse.

Chapter 3 - The third remedy pursued
Chapter 3 - The third remedy pursued

Bribery and Corruption have many evil faces and ‘grey’ areas within Australia’s politically-corrupt government. Criminal wrongdoings interact with the private sector: the revolving door of deception.

Chapter 4 - The fourth remedy pursued
Chapter 4 - The fourth remedy pursued

Bribery and Corruption have many evil faces and ‘grey’ areas within Australia’s politically-corrupt government. Criminal wrongdoings interact with the private sector: the revolving door of deception. Corrupt practices.

Chapter 5 - The fifth remedy pursued
Chapter 5 - The fifth remedy pursued
Corruption in government, including non-government self-regulators, undermines the credibility of that government. It erodes the trust of its citizens, who are left without guidance. Bribery and Corruption is cancer that destroys economic growth.
Chapter 6 - The sixth remedy pursued
Chapter 6 - The sixth remedy pursued
Corruption in government, including non-government self-regulators, undermines the credibility of that government. It erodes the trust of its citizens, who are left without guidance. Bribery and Corruption is cancer that destroys economic growth.
Chapter 7 - The seventh remedy pursued
Chapter 7 - The seventh remedy pursued
Corruption in government, including non-government self-regulators, undermines the credibility of that government. It erodes the trust of its citizens, who are left without guidance. Bribery and Corruption is cancer that destroys economic growth.
Chapter 8 - The eighth remedy pursued
Chapter 8 - The eighth remedy pursued
Legal abuse, or legal bullying, happens when someone uses the law or legal threats to control and scare you. Using this type of corrupt and deceptive conduct is evil and unscrupulous
Chapter 9 - The ninth remedy pursued
Chapter 9 - The ninth remedy pursued
Legal abuse, or legal bullying, happens when someone uses the law or legal threats to control and scare you. Using this type of corrupt and deceptive conduct is evil and unscrupulous
Chapter 10 - The tenth remedy pursued
Chapter 10 - The tenth remedy pursued
Legal abuse, or legal bullying, happens when someone uses the law or legal threats to control and scare you. My corruption and misleading and deceptive conduct evidence provided to Consumer Affairs Victoria was not acted upon.
Chapter 11 - The eleventh remedy pursued
Chapter 11 - The eleventh remedy pursued

Checkout our website that shows evil wrongdoing of using false reports to the judge and arbitrator stopping you from getting legal advice.  Interfering with or destroying legal documents which belonged to you. Destroying your documents.

Chapter 12 - The twelfth remedy pursued
Chapter 12 - The twelfth remedy pursued
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My name is Alan Smith. This is the story of my battle with a telecommunications giant and the Australian Government. This battle has twisted and turned since 1992 through elected governments, government departments, regulatory bodies, the judiciary, and the Australian telecommunications giant, Telstra, or Telecom, as it was known when this story started. The quest for justice continues to this day. Nine publishers from all around the globe have published Absent Justice, which is now available for free in several languages.

Read about 'Mr Bates vs the Post Office' who took on the British government-owned Post Office, http://rb.gy/8399e3i.e., who found similar irregular activities by public servants who tried to hide the truth surrounding the valid claims registered by Mr Bates and his Post Office friends who dared tackle the British owned Post Office. 

 

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“…your persistence to bring about improvements to Telecom’s country services. I regret that it was at such a high personal cost.”

The Hon David Hawker MP

“…your persistence to bring about improvements to Telecom’s country services. I regret that it was at such a high personal cost.”

Hon David Hawker

“I am writing in reference to your article in last Friday’s Herald-Sun (2nd April 1993) about phone difficulties experienced by businesses.

I wish to confirm that I have had problems trying to contact Cape Bridgewater Holiday Camp over the past 2 years.

I also experienced problems while trying to organise our family camp for September this year. On numerous occasions I have rung from both this business number 053 424 675 and also my home number and received no response – a dead line.

I rang around the end of February (1993) and twice was subjected to a piercing noise similar to a fax. I reported this incident to Telstra who got the same noise when testing.”

Cathy Lindsey

“…the very large number of persons that had been forced into an arbitration process and have been obliged to settle as a result of the sheer weight that Telstra has brought to bear on them as a consequence where they have faced financial ruin if they did not settle…”

Senator Carr

“Only I know from personal experience that your story is true, otherwise I would find it difficult to believe. I was amazed and impressed with the thorough, detailed work you have done in your efforts to find justice”

Sister Burke

“I am writing in reference to your article in last Friday’s Herald-Sun (2nd April 1993) about phone difficulties experienced by businesses.

I wish to confirm that I have had problems trying to contact Cape Bridgewater Holiday Camp over the past 2 years.

I also experienced problems while trying to organise our family camp for September this year. On numerous occasions I have rung from both this business number 053 424 675 and also my home number and received no response – a dead line.

I rang around the end of February (1993) and twice was subjected to a piercing noise similar to a fax. I reported this incident to Telstra who got the same noise when testing.”

Cathy Lindsey

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