Dight Canning

Thank you, Earth Hour fans

28 March 2020 8:20 pm

A big thank you to all the people who are about to turn their lights off for Earth Hour. So…

Safe as houses. Oh…

22 March 2020 5:36 pm

Only a few short weeks ago, the big banks were virtue signalling by adopting rainbow coloured versions of their logos…

Crisis and stimulus: in their own words

19 March 2020 5:03 pm

Sixteen billion dollars announced today — and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. In the words of The Donald,…

The cabinet coronavirus crisis

13 March 2020 6:53 pm

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has tested positive to coronavirus. The left, naturally, are squealing with delight in their Twitter…

All you need to know about Adam Bandt in just three Tweets

4 February 2020 2:40 pm

What do you need to know about Adam Bandt? He’s a twit. A hard-left twit from the inner-city — such…

In Canberra tonight: WTFF?

3 February 2020 9:44 pm

Welcome to the most bizarre night in Australian politics since the well-refreshed Tasmanian Liberal Bruce Goodluck wandered into an evening…

Bridget McKenzie’s gone, but the government’s copped a shotgun blast

2 February 2020 5:33 pm

Bridget McKenzie has walked the plank. Quite rightly, too — but far too late. She should have saved a weakened…

Forget about “noisy Australians”. What about self-absorbed, obsessive-complusive Twits?

27 January 2020 5:00 am

After the bushfires, the Australia Day bashing brigade kept pretty quiet this year. Other than the lunatic fringe, most of…

It’s time to end the madness passing as politics

24 January 2020 3:02 pm

No one who was in Parliament House on the morning of October 3, 1997, will forget when they heard a…

Forget climate change and bushfires, Malcolm. What about your memory?

23 January 2020 4:15 pm

So the miserable ghost has been off rattling his chains yet again, this time to the BBC. He’s worried about…

How good are Canberra hailstorms?

21 January 2020 10:36 am

Forget the weird weather. What about this week’s weird politics? Yesterday morning, the Prime Minister did an “I’m in charge”…

How good is climate science!

19 January 2020 12:49 pm

Steering the ship of state isn’t the easiest experience. Not only is it a matter of always tacking between Scylla and…

The year of the Albo?

13 January 2020 5:00 am

Be afraid. Be very afraid. For 2020 may well be the year of the Albo. The Labor leader made a…

Fearless Girl, shameless stunt

27 February 2019 6:35 pm

A replica of the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the world of statuary, Kristin Visbal’s Fearless Girl, has been installed in Melbourne’s…

Climate catastrophe: an update from Tim Flannery

28 September 2018 7:05 pm

It’s my fault. I should not have been browsing The Guardian Australian website. There I was, minding my own business,…

That’s a downer, guv’nor

29 July 2018 5:43 pm

Can social media damn your career when you’re already 66? It might just be so in the case of Alexander…

Turnbull Liberals can’t even spell the party name

17 June 2018 10:10 pm

The famous Menzies quote from Afternoon Light so beloved of the Liberal left begins “We took the name Liberal because…”…

Budget 2018: all you need to know in three simple points

8 May 2018 8:03 pm

The earliest date for a traditional simultaneous House of Representatives/half-Senate election is Saturday 4 August 2018. The last possible date for…

Yassmin and Molly: a study in contrasts

13 April 2018 12:30 pm

The Sydney Morning Herald, January 21, 2004: Australian music guru Ian “Molly” Meldrum has laughed off a visa bungle which…

Farewell to the man who brought The Spectator to Australia. Sorta…

12 January 2017 4:43 pm

The idiot children at the media company that bears his family name still haven’t got the story up online, but…

Bob Day goes – and will the left’s Diverse-O-Meter explode?

17 October 2016 1:45 pm

Bob Day this morning placed his companies into liquidation and resigned from the Senate. Family First will now chose a…