James Allan

The Silence of the Barnes

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Many on the right believe the rest of us on the right should refrain from criticising the Abbott government. They’re wrong.

Freedom’s just another word

25 October 2014 9:00 am

Tony Abbott claims freedom-of-expression is hard-wired into the Coalition’s DNA. But is it?

Cheques and balances

11 October 2014 9:00 am

The Palmer/Greens/Labor Senate inquiry into the Queensland state government is a disgrace

A funny thing happened on the way to the Senate

27 September 2014 9:00 am

The Upper House in our federal parliament has become a maverick - much like those who sit in it

Tony Abbott – the new David Cameron?

16 August 2014 9:00 am

In ditching reforms to 18C, Tony Abbott has pandered to the Left whilst alienating the Right

Scottish diary

14 June 2014 9:00 am

Not so long ago I travelled to Dumfries, Scotland, the first leg of the trip being on an Emirates A380.…

The devilish problem of Tasmania

22 March 2014 9:00 am

Trace the rot in the island state to Canberra’s interventionism in the early 1980s

You’re no John Stuart Mill

15 February 2014 9:00 am

On the constitutional preamble and section 18C, the Attorney-General is not off to a good start

An appalling hypocrite

30 November 2013 9:00 am

By speaking out in favour of gay marriage and the republic, the GG shows she was not fit for high office