Caroline Di Russo

Dear XYs, we love you

22 November 2019 4:00 pm

I bloody love men. I love almost everything about them: the banter, the directness, the chivalry and the everyday interactions…

Forget racehorses. What about drunk colts and silly fillies?

6 November 2019 10:59 am

Yet again, we’re in the middle of the spring racing carnival. And, like every other year, there is so much…

Tackle the drought or a hard rain’s gonna fall

17 October 2019 5:00 am

I’m a country kid. I grew up on a broadacre farm 360 kilometres south-east of Perth, in a little town…

Menzies to Morrison: the master to the miracle-worker

15 October 2019 5:00 am

This week the Liberal Party of Australia turns 75. And like most milestones, it encourages a bit of reflection. In…

Are you being served?

24 September 2019 5:00 am

Whether it’s federal or state, health or education, the ATO or ASIC – dealing with bureaucracy is a notorious source…

Italy: la dolce vita, le sistema disordinato

10 September 2019 3:48 pm

Holidaying in Italy is like wearing a mini skirt without knickers: the rules of the Australian nanny-state are cast aside…

The Pell appeal: why good process makes us a better society

21 August 2019 5:35 pm

In the interests of disclosure, I am Catholic. That said, you only need a two-minute conversation with my mum to…

Julie Bishop: all advice and no mea culpas

14 August 2019 2:06 pm

Julie Bishop will go down in history as one of the greats of the Liberal Party for a variety of…