Matt Canavan

Dictatorship of the alphabet

4 July 2020 9:00 am

Today’s so-called revolutionaries are hardly Marxists

Has Annastacia Palaszczuk closed the borders to keep out Bob Brown and his rabble?

20 May 2020 10:18 am

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has come under pressure this week to explain the continuing closure of Queensland’s borders. The case…

Movie buff notes

1 May 2020 11:00 pm

Green ain’t green Normally I waste many hours of my working day sitting in a big red chamber while something…

How crying wolf over the Reef wrecks North Queensland

11 March 2020 3:30 pm

As passengers come into land at the Brisbane airport, few realise they are flying over a reef that has more…

Beware the ‘aspirational goal’

7 March 2020 9:00 am

The Left’s ‘net-zero’ push is a dangerous farce

We could be a superpower, too

22 February 2020 9:00 am

Back in 2008, Kevin Rudd announced a new ‘Green Car Plan’ which in his words would ‘make the automotive industry…

Fighting fires

15 February 2020 9:00 am

The richest man in Rome at the time of Julius Caesar was Marcus Licinius Crassus. Crassus made his fortune through…

Energy notes

16 November 2019 9:00 am

The world needs more Australian coal, not less Most fairy tales contain important life lessons and as the father of…

India notes

14 September 2019 9:00 am

A new golden age built with Australian coal Thanks to the British Raj, English has many words of Indian heritage.…

Vale Tim Fischer

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Tim Fischer’s penultimate speech in the House of Representatives was in response to a motion condemning the September 11 terrorist…

Australian notes

20 July 2019 9:00 am

Superglued to the Greens The great satirical novelist Evelyn Waugh once catalogued a fictional, remote and newly-converted Christian sect who…

Coal’s here to stay

24 March 2018 9:00 am

There is a modern misconception that a modern economy will become less reliant on energy. A word association test on…


28 October 2017 9:00 am

I hope one of my children studies law so at least he or she can read about me in Constitutional…

Energy robber barons

14 October 2017 9:00 am

The car industry were amateurs compared to these guys. During the last great assistance package to the car sector, the…

Stan Grant’s papal bull

9 September 2017 9:00 am

According to ancient legend, Alexander the Great was born on the day that the second Temple of Artemis at Ephesus…