The Conservative Party values our traditions

August 03, 2018

On 4 August 1914, Great Britain declared war on Germany, automatically involving Australia and all other members of the British Empire.

The declaration and outbreak of war were greeted with great enthusiasm in Australia and throughout the British empire. This echoed the widespread and unquestioning pride Australians had in their country and way of life in those early Federation days. Large numbers of young, fit and brave men enlisted in honour of - and were cheered on by - their families, workplaces and local communities. Within 5 months, 50,000 volunteers were accepted (out of a population of 5 million). Some would land at Gallipoli Cove on the 25th of April the following year.

The sense of duty, nationhood and loyalty of these young men, their families and communities stands in stark contrast to modern identity politics, political correctness, 'safe spaces' for young people fearing being 'misgendered', multiculturalism, self-loathing and cultural Marxist indoctrination.

The Conservative Party’s South Australian candidate Rikki Lambert says the 4th of August is a salient reminder of the national pride, courage and strength of young men 100 years ago, contrasted with the cultural Marxist forces arrayed against our young people in modern Australian society.

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