David Flint

The High Court should affirm the people, not the government, are truly sovereign

7 December 2016 8:55 pm

Why has there been such a long-term decline in maths and science learning in our schools, and in the qualifications…

Parliament should stay sitting until its work is done

28 November 2016 4:10 pm

Where is Professor Triggs when you want her? How could the Turnbull government be so mean and petty and also,…

My husband and I … are paying for the renos, thank you

20 November 2016 10:47 am

You would have thought that with the egg on their faces over Brexit and the American election, the media would be…

So much for elite opinion

9 November 2016 6:47 pm

On the morning of the American presidential election, The Australian, with all the massive North American and indeed worldwide resources…

November 8: decision time

8 November 2016 6:53 am

Just as with Australian elections, American elections are not as untainted as they should be with the latest bombshell being…

Lord Zimmers and the High Tories*

25 October 2016 1:24 pm

‘Even if we allowed you to vote − which is never going to happen − you serfs  would only be…

Electoral fraud: why no action?

24 October 2016 4:57 pm

When Donald Trump says the election is rigged he is probably referring to two issues. The first is that the…

Aux bien pensants

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Mr Shorten says he’s opposed to the very same gay marriage plebiscite he’d previously demanded. One reason is cost. So…

Why it (still) has to be Trump

11 October 2016 10:11 pm

The only important question in the American election is this: who will make the better president, Hillary Clinton or Donald…

John Howard: no villain, no racist but instead one of our best

4 October 2016 4:13 pm

John Howard, for the very reason that he was one of our best and longest serving prime ministers, remains the bête noire of…

A bank inquiry: what happens if the parliament and executive clash?

26 August 2016 5:26 pm

Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson has received advice from the Clerk of the Senate, Rosemary Laing, that the Senate and House of Representatives…

A tried and tested solution for the NT royal commission to consider

11 August 2016 7:56 pm

Surely the federal government would have learned by now to avoid a knee jerk reaction the ABC hopes for whenever…

Troughing and other pig-headed behaviour

28 July 2016 12:31 am

So soon after scraping back in, Malcolm Turnbull is prepared to risk everything on the one issue, which makes many…

Liberals must take back their party – and how to do it

12 July 2016 9:28 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s knifing of Tony Abbott is proven to be a disaster, not only for the Liberal Party but also…

Rediscovering law and order

6 July 2016 11:59 am

The first duties of governments are to defend the realm, secure the borders and maintain the Queen’s peace, that is…

Polling failure and fraud

30 June 2016 11:57 am

Apart from empowering the British people and returning sovereignty to the United Kingdom, Brexit has exploded the myth that betting markets…

Aux bien pensants

4 June 2016 9:00 am

This election should be about more than which of two spendthrift assassins is likely to waste less money − yours−…

And if we lose…?

28 May 2016 9:00 am

Will the Liberal Party forgive Malcolm Turnbull for this election if Tony Abbott’s hard-won gains are lost for no good…

Aux bien pensants

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Is keeping Christopher Pyne in Parliament and Malcolm Turnbull in The Lodge really worth over-spending $50 billion on a fleet…

Australian notes

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Irony of ironies: Abbott to save Turnbull? Putting Malcolm Turnbull in the Lodge has not worked out as the conspirators…

Australian notes

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Del-Cons? Or Hon-Cons?   When the conspirators met to approve of Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten knifing their respective leaders,…

Federal fiasco

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull has ensured that the crucial restoration of the health of the Australian federation has been delayed for years,…

Malcolm Turnbull, chameleon

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s Lowy Institute Lecture was so compelling and so strong it could have been written by Tony Abbott. (But…

Australian notes

26 March 2016 9:00 am

What a heartless man Malcolm Turnbull is. The autumn travel plans of scores of people lie in ruins. Those poor…

Australian notes

19 March 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull has missed the bus. Not only over economic leadership, but also on a double dissolution which is no…