The low emissions technology statement: a (hydrogen) bomb

23 September 2020 7:21 pm

Matt Canavan’s lucid insights published in the Australian this week show how little understanding politicians and officials have of the…

Who cares what Harry and Meghan think about Trump?

23 September 2020 6:34 pm

Well, who can the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have in mind in their video message to Time 100 –…

BREAKING: How the SpecOz is smashing Daniel Andrews indefinite detention plans

23 September 2020 5:48 pm

If you’re in Victoria and can hear a cracking sound, it’s because The Spectator Australia has dealt some mighty blows to…

Keir Starmer’s hardest task lies ahead

23 September 2020 4:20 pm

Keir Starmer’s first conference speech as Labour leader took place in exceptional circumstances. Thanks to Covid, there was no party…

Rugby Australia’s humiliation is complete

23 September 2020 3:35 pm

Rugby Australia sacked their star player and trashed their brand to keep a sponsor happy. Now they have no star…

EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Andrews’ Ominbus Bill would allow union officials to police workplaces

23 September 2020 1:06 pm

As foreshadowed by The Spectator Australia yesterday union officials could be appointed as authorised officers under Victoria’s draconian Omnibus (Emergency…

Democrats must face their own SCOTUS hypocrisy

23 September 2020 7:09 am

‘Oh the hypocrisy!’ cried the Democrats after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would bring President Trump’s new Supreme…

Boris defends new Covid rules

23 September 2020 5:20 am

Boris Johnson addressed the nation this evening to update the public on his government’s coronavirus strategy. After announcing the broad…

The danger of following the experts

23 September 2020 5:00 am

People should be wary of politicians justifying their actions in terms of “following the experts.” Victorians are learning that lesson…

The pagan rites of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

23 September 2020 4:33 am

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg succumbed to cancer, #RestInPower immediately trended. The ACLU, New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand, actress Reese Witherspoon and the ostensibly…

There is no Covid consensus

22 September 2020 11:34 pm

Today, 32 scientists, economists and other academics have written to the Prime Minister demanding a change in policy on Covid-19,…

The truth about Sweden's voluntary lockdown

22 September 2020 11:01 pm

Sweden didn’t ‘refuse’ to lockdown. Nor does it have a herd immunity strategy, although it was recognised that some level…

How women won the war against gender 'self-ID'

22 September 2020 10:29 pm

Liz Truss, in her role as equalities minister, has confirmed to Parliament that the Government will not amend the Gender…

Boris brings in new restrictions

22 September 2020 10:24 pm

Boris Johnson has announced sweeping new Covid restrictions, imposing a curfew on pubs and restaurants and telling office workers to…

America’s wildfires: products of the policies that left us so badly burnt

22 September 2020 7:34 pm

First Australia in the first months of the year — and now the western parts of the United States. Australian…

New health advice from Victoria: get stoned

22 September 2020 5:08 pm

If you are a Victorian who has never tried illegal drugs, now might be a good time to start. Get…

The dangers of a Covid ‘elimination’ policy

22 September 2020 4:00 pm

LONDON. It’s understandable that, in a crisis, politicians reach for wartime metaphors – but they don’t always fit. There was…

More great jobs news from Victoria

22 September 2020 3:27 pm

There’s yet more evidence out today from the Bureau of Statistics that instead of #IstandwithDan, the hashtag should read #IstandinaqueueatCentrelinkthankstoDan.…

Celebrity pollies and turncoats may flame in – but most simply flameout

22 September 2020 1:31 pm

No-one could accuse Senator Kristina Keneally of being a turncoat, but a political ‘celebrity’? I reckon she’d settle for that. …

A Newspoll tick, but Daniel Andrews is still bottom of the class

22 September 2020 11:30 am

There’s been much buzz this morning around the Newspoll in The Australian which shows 62 per cent of Victorian voters…

How environmentalists destroyed California’s forests

22 September 2020 8:00 am

I believe it was John Fremont who once exclaimed in astonishment and pride that one could ride his horse at…

Five questions for Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance

22 September 2020 7:19 am

The chief medical officer, professor Chris Whitty, and chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, made a statement this morning on…

Is Covid really rising in Spain? A look at the data

In a press briefing today Professors Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance showed epidemic curves for Spain and France — demonstrating…

Daniel Andrews’ indefinite detention plans – and yet more questions

22 September 2020 5:00 am

The lack of specificity in the Covid-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill raises critical questions on which the Bill is mute…

What young feminists can learn from Ruth Bader Ginsburg

22 September 2020 12:00 am

So Ruth Bader Ginsburg is gone. What do I hope is her legacy? That younger feminists take a leaf out…