Caroline Di Russo

Economics: throw out the male, pale and stale and we’ll have utopia. Apparently…

21 January 2020 5:00 am

The latest stroke of identity politics disingenuity is directed at the study of economics. In a self-flagellating piece written for the…

Bushfire brilliance: let’s sue ourselves out of harm’s way

14 January 2020 12:31 pm

While most of us took a break over Christmas and New Year, the hysteria around climate change didn’t so much…

So, ‘is fragile masculinity the biggest obstacle to climate action’, just like the ABC tells us?

19 December 2019 5:00 am

Dear Taxpayer, I weep for thee.  The ABC started this week with an article titled ‘Is fragile masculinity the biggest…

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…