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^Ghauri, Muhammad Junaid, and Dr Zafar Iqbal. "Political Parallelism and the representation of Islam and Muslims in the Australian Press." Journal of Media and Communication Research (2019). "The Australian is considered a rightist or as a decisively right-wing newspaper which supports the National Coalition or Liberal over the Green and Labor politicians and political parties"