With all the controversy around Alan Jones, his comments, and his behavior, it’s time to look at things that can be done about it.

Firstly though, there have been some who have brought Alan’s past problems with public toilets into the debate, and have faced vitriol as a result.

Contrary to the right wing defenders of Alan Jones, the raising of this is not a homophobic attack. If that were the case, then I guess that would mean bringing up Alan’s workmate at 2GB, and fellow Shock-Jock, Chris Smith’s suspension from the station due to sexually assaulting female membersof staff is hetrophobic?

It is clear to most that the commentary from some parts of the right-wing media has gone too far, and 2GB seems to be the main culprit.

It is not that I am against shock jocks, far from it, I am all for the freedom to express…

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About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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