Christopher Akehurst

Catholics needed in the fight for freedom

20 January 2018 9:00 am

Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa – how much longer does the breast-beating have to go on? The Royal…

Have a great Invasion Day

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Like a national sports event, the annual Australia Day clash between patriotism and shame is upon us again. It’s a…

For whom the bells toll

25 November 2017 9:00 am

Now that we’ve had time to digest the marriage poll and Mr Turnbull has leapt into action with uncharacteristic decisiveness…

Climate games

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Who do you suppose wrote this? ‘The changing climate is causing great damage to people and planet right now, and…

Here we go again

28 October 2017 9:00 am

You don’t need a crystal ball to tell you that the next costly national distraction after the gay marriage circus…

Fear no more the heat o’ the sun

14 October 2017 9:00 am

The Peking duck arrived on a platter the size of a solar dish and the party of prosperous retired couples…

Where’s Waleed (on gay marriage)?

9 September 2017 9:00 am

When the Chinese family who have a café in the small town near me put a sign in their window…

#Hug a Nazi?

2 September 2017 9:00 am

When the Nazi knifepoint was at Britain’s jugular in 1940 Winston Churchill told the nation that all it could look…

Love is a many-gendered thing

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Dateline anywhere in Australia, three or four years from now. Spring is around the corner and love is in the…

Time to toughen up

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Conservatives will never turn back the leftist tide swamping our society unless they adopt the techniques the Left uses to…

Licensing our lives

3 May 2017 7:46 pm

Anyone who’s ever stepped out onto a crossing with the green light and come within a hair’s breadth of being…

End of the affair

14 May 2016 9:00 am

Britain’s days in the European Union are numbered, whatever the result of next month’s ‘Brexit’ referendum. British withdrawal will annoy,…

Racism, aussie style

23 April 2016 9:00 am

I never quite know what is meant by ‘racism’ and yet along with ‘sexism’ and ‘homophobia’, etymological bastards all three…

Immoral relativity

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Who wrote this, comparing paedophilia favourably with parental love? How different then is that gentle, tentative sexuality between parent and…

That redheaded rascal is at it again!

19 March 2016 9:00 am

Mr Meggs put down his Nike sports water bottle on the hall table and wiped his brow. Panting from his…

I’m standing up for Trump

20 February 2016 9:00 am

It’s time that conservatives stopped being apologetic about Donald Trump. You know the kind of thing: ‘Of course the man…

Happy families

31 October 2015 9:00 am

Anyone in a car can’t help noticing the collections of stick figures labelled ‘My Family’ on other cars’ rear windscreens.…

Pope Greenpeace

27 June 2015 9:00 am

A fter the Second Vatican Council, a large part of the Roman Catholic Church stopped looking heavenward and began to…

The liberation of butter

28 February 2015 9:00 am

The liberation of butter from the dietary exile to which stern medical opinion had condemned it makes you wonder what…

Touting for abuse

23 August 2014 9:00 am

For well over a year now, the Royal Commission on child sex abuse has been trundling its inquisitional way around…

I’m being stalked by Facebook

16 August 2014 9:00 am

I don’t recall how it happened but some time ago I got signed up for Facebook. Why I’m not sure…

Putting the ‘your’ into the ABC

15 March 2014 9:00 am

What to do about the ABC and its shameless indulgence of in-house ideological bias at the taxpayer’s expense? The pragmatic…