Carlos D'Abrera

Covid notes

11 September 2021 9:00 am

Covid kilos Throughout this pandemic, our leaders have bombarded us with slogans about the importance of social distancing, vaccinations, staying…

Playing politics with mental health

5 December 2020 9:00 am

The Productivity Commission’s report misses the mark

Escape from Victoria

12 September 2020 9:00 am

A refugee’s tale

Worse than the disease

23 May 2020 9:00 am

Our reactions to the virus are ridiculous. And wrong.

The tyranny of medical experts

18 April 2020 9:00 am

The PM needs to listen to other voices. And quickly

Welcome to the new health system autocracy

2 April 2020 7:17 pm

Under the guise of the ‘precautionary principle’, Australia’s health system has overnight transformed from a bureaucracy into an autocracy. This is no surprise…

Boys and the biff

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Readers might be surprised to learn that Dr Peter Miller and his team of eager researchers at Deakin University are…

Rough sleepers need tough love

14 January 2019 4:17 pm

The Everybody’s Home lobby group has been clanging the alarm bells about a growing rate of homelessness in Western Sydney.…

Potty Greens

5 May 2018 9:00 am

The push for recreational cannabis legalisation in Australia has recently received energetic support from Dr Di Natale and his band…

Red meds

9 December 2017 9:00 am

In November’s Lancet, editor Dr Richard Horton has liberated his esteemed medical journal from the shackles of science by inviting…

Testing can be positive

16 September 2017 9:00 am

The federal government’s proposed drug testing trial for selected unemployment benefits claimants has been greeted with depressingly predictable objections from…