Dave Pellowe

Would you trust Wayne Swan to speak sense on anything?

3 July 2019 5:26 pm

Wayne Swan is the former federal treasurer who promised a budget surplus over and over and over again, but never…

Five reasons why National Reconciliation Week won’t change a thing

30 May 2019 5:04 pm

In 2008 prime minister Kevin Rudd issued an official national apology for the mistreatment of Australia’s indigenous people. Since then,…

Hysteria and hypocrisy in the war against One Nation

28 March 2019 8:34 am

Mainstream media are happy as pigs in mud with the sensational headlines and scandalous stories they have been able to…

How the school student strike reduces kids to puppets

14 March 2019 7:25 am

School students are being recruited and organised to strike from school this Friday, 15 March. The website, schoolstrike4climate.com claims the…

It’s too late to save the government – but not save politics

14 January 2019 7:33 am

The problem with Australian politics is the paradox of a lack of clear choices and a context of unprecedented polarisation.…

Good news: peace on earth

24 December 2018 11:34 am

Christmas is a word which literally means the celebration of Christ. Santa Claus was once real, a good Christian chap…

Anne Aly: expert in political opportunism

11 November 2018 7:10 pm

It is now well known how Labor MP Anne Aly has been highly critical of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response…

Change the rules? How? Change economic reality?

26 October 2018 2:25 pm

The force of gravity, the speed of light, the water cycle and real economic value. All are universal facts that…

Medical regulator abandons political persecution

25 October 2018 11:57 am

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) yesterday dropped its disgraceful investigation into social media activity of Toowoomba based GP,…

What’s wrong with “It’s ok to be white”?

17 October 2018 1:59 pm

Pauline Hanson has once again caused remarkable controversy by saying something entirely unremarkable. “It’s okay to be white.” Apparently, this…

All deaths in custody matter

25 September 2018 12:51 pm

I’m horrified to see sensible people I know organising prayer vigils for “Aboriginal deaths in custody”. This is alarmingly gullible…

A Christian’s advice to Christians about our Christian PM

13 September 2018 6:23 am

I received an email with suggestions from Scott Morrison’s former pastor to all Australian Christians. I don’t know their name…

Arresting women for their crimes isn’t sexist – it’s justice

12 September 2018 10:59 am

The discrimination industry seems to dwell in a fantasy world we could simply refer to as “Alt Reality”. In this…

Newspoll, schmoozepoll

10 September 2018 12:20 pm

Australian voters need to ignore the mainstream media’s obsession with political polls. They’re desperate for something to write about, and…

Only in Victoria does government rationalise victim-blaming like this.

7 September 2018 1:12 pm

I highly respect the police. I believe in the law. But when the laws are unjust, and naturally the laws…

China makes the ABC wear the free speech shoe on another foot

3 September 2018 11:24 am

One of the best tests for objectivity when criticising or commenting on ideas or more seriously, laws, is how we…

Fighting Dan Andrews “pay to say” war on free speech

29 August 2018 5:03 pm

Victoria has a bad law which the Andrews Government interprets to allow them to invoice the organisers of any private…

Police and thugs

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Victoria Police has been brought into disrepute lately by unfortunate bureaucratic decisions with tragic political consequences. At first gradual and…

Long live the king

24 August 2018 3:46 pm

Personally, I was cheering on Peter Dutton. So it’s with a degree of objectivity I now admit Scott Morrison may,…