Graham Pinn

The illusion of ‘full employment’

4 July 2022 10:00 am

There has been much rejoicing over falling unemployment – something undoubtedly better for the government with fewer welfare payments and…

NSW and Victoria meddle in pre-schools

26 June 2022 5:00 am

On June 16, the Premiers of New South Wales and Victoria announced ‘the greatest transformation of childhood education in a…

The Winter of discontent

21 June 2022 8:00 am

To paraphrase from William Shakespeare’s Richard the Third – ‘Now is the winter of our discontent made inglorious by renewable…

NDIS: used or abused?

15 June 2022 1:00 pm

It is one of life’s sad realities that, as soon as there is an attempt to improve the population’s welfare,…

Hospitals: a medical and political crisis

9 June 2022 1:00 pm

Sensational headlines about ambulance ramping have become a regular event, with the usual finger-pointing of state versus federal responsibility made…

Global warming: a quest for truth?

30 May 2022 12:14 pm

Like many who pontificate on Climate Change, (such luminaries as Greta Thunberg), I am not a climate scientist, but I…

California’s Woke dreaming – is it time to wake up?

18 May 2022 11:00 am

Some of us baby boomers remember the heady days of the flower power era; the spirit of peace and goodwill…

Decline and fall of the West

7 May 2022 11:00 am

History tells us that civilisations and empires are ephemeral. Like the Egyptian civilisation, they may last for thousands of years…

Gender dysphoria: a modern pandemic?

28 April 2022 2:00 pm

I should start this article by stating my credentials. I am not a psychologist, psychiatrist, or paediatrician; however, over the…

The fertility paradox – poverty vs prosperity

20 April 2022 12:00 pm

The world population had risen from 2.5 billion in 1950, to 6 billion in 2000, and now sits at over…

Money well spent? Australia's aid in the Solomons

18 April 2022 9:00 am

The Solomon Islands’ deepening involvement with China has focused attention on the Pacific and Australia’s role in the area. In…