Catherine Priestley

Fake news on Newtown Liberals

21 September 2017 6:52 pm

Swallowing the bait from Sam Dastyari, the media has latched onto a photo of the Newtown/Sydney Young Liberals hosting Tony…

‘I’m offended’ has won

26 August 2017 9:00 am

Earlier in the year, Janet Albrechtsen wrote in the Australian that ‘the cult of taking offence was running rife on…

Malcolm Turnbull is either condoning bad behaviour or has lost control

2 August 2017 4:24 pm

How can Malcolm Turnbull lack the ability to pull his own MPs into line when it’s needed? If you’ve got…

Who the hell were they polling?

25 July 2017 11:57 am

Readers should take this morning’s Newspoll from The Australian, ‘Turnbull beats Abbott on leadership and values’, with a pinch of…

Engineering Club Sensible

3 December 2016 9:00 am

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it is that the times are changing. When news of the…

A democratic future for the 75 per cent

29 June 2016 12:29 am

You needed only to look at the headlines to realise things had not gone to plan. They were damning; Time…

Will the real feminists please stand up?

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Feminism is rather unappealing these days. Most young women avoid the word altogether, given the unfortunate connotations with ‘all men…

Innovation is the new in-the-black

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Lexicon legend and communications extraordinaire Malcolm Turnbull has done well from his recent ‘innovation’ agenda. It’s a lovely sounding word…

Australian notes

19 September 2015 9:00 am

Everything is tense as I get into the car. None of us can believe it. ‘What’s the latest?’ I ask.…

Diary

29 August 2015 9:00 am

We’re off to see Tony Abbott launch When We Were Young and Foolish, Greg Sheridan’s new book. How a pair…

Monumental selfie

Student notes

9 May 2015 9:00 am

‘Manchester first, or Glasgow?’ I ask Steph. She shrugs. ‘As long as we get to the Doctor Who exhibition in…