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Open Forum aims to encourage vibrant discussions amongst Australians, of all backgrounds and beliefs, about the important issues affecting our communities. It is to be expected that individual users of this site will sometimes disagree with one another. We just ask that everybody keeps the conversation constructive and civilised. And of course, we require you to obey the laws of Australia.
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Open Forum's Moderation Guidelines
We encourage your comments and welcome constructive and civilised debates. We ask that all users adhere to the spirit of respectful dialogue. Open Forum monitors all posts and reserves the right to remove any comment which breeches our moderation guidelines. Please don't post a comment which is threatening, discriminatory, slanderous, libelous, spam, advertising, uses offensive language or is wildly irrelevant.
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