Michael Baume

Business/Robbery etc

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

‘The time to panic is... NOW’

Business/Robbery etc

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

Restoring Aussie tucker to the Poms?

Business/Robbery etc

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

A crusade to save capitalism from itself?

Business/Robbery etc

11 January 2020 9:00 am

A brave new decade for Australian free enterprise under a business-friendly Coalition government?  If only! Already there are concerns about…

Business/Robbery etc

14 December 2019 9:00 am

When directors of Australia’s leading companies start questioning the profit motive on which their success was based, then the system…

Business/Robbery etc

7 December 2019 9:00 am

It is not going away. Corporate leaders are increasingly stepping outside their legal requirement to serve the best interests of…

Business/Robbery etc

23 November 2019 9:00 am

When BHP changes CEO on January 1, and a practical mining man takes over, hopefully the world’s biggest miner will…

Letter from Japan

9 November 2019 9:00 am

With ubiquitous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples proclaiming the nationwide universality of religious belief, Japan is the ideal location for…

Business/Robbery etc

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Beware! It is not merely an economic threat to Australia and the world. There will be far more serious consequences…

Business/Robbery etc

14 September 2019 9:00 am

‘It was just a good title for a book’, Graham Richardson protested last week, after a federal Labor front-bencher blamed…

Business/Robbery etc

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Twenty-three years ago deputy Liberal leader Peter Costello tried to prevent Tim Fischer becoming Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister. But newly…

Business/Robbery etc

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Having turned 80 last month and 12 years out of office, Australia’s 25th Prime Minister John Winston Howard’s occasional and…

Business/Robbery etc

3 August 2019 9:00 am

ScoMo, please steer clear of anything to do with superannuation. Your unfortunate experience when Treasurer should have shown you that…

Business/Robbery etc

20 July 2019 9:00 am

It really is the greatest moral challenge of our time – and it’s not climate change. It is nationality versus…

Business/Robbery etc

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Now that Adani’s Carmichael mine in remote central Queensland is, after nine tempestuous years, under way since at last getting…

Business/Robbery etc

22 June 2019 9:00 am

A real political crisis? Or just some local manifestations of the West’s worldwide collapse of rusted-on party loyalty that is…

Business/Robbery etc

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Forget any post-election hubris. This may turn out to have been an election worth losing. And that is quite apart…

Business/Robbery etc

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Bob Hawke and Sir Peter Abeles; Bill Shorten and Anthony Pratt. What is it that attracts such close friendships between…

Business/Robbery etc

11 May 2019 9:00 am

The Australian Financial Review last week stood out like an island of integrity in a sea of journalistic mendacity when…

Australian notes

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Labor’s water hypocrisy  What water scandal? ‘I acted on the recommendations of my department which had conducted an independent, competitive…

Business/Robbery etc

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Tell him he’s dreamin’. There is no way Bill Shorten’s 50 per cent hike in capital gains tax will raise…

Business/Robbery etc

13 April 2019 9:00 am

The contribution to Australia’s cultural life by my old friend and long-standing colleague Peter Coleman demonstrated that to be an…

Business/Robbery etc

30 March 2019 9:00 am

It was utter bunkum; but typical self-delusion by those ideological crusaders determined to do whatever it takes ‘to save the…

Business/Robbery etc

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Is it $8.5 million of BHP’s shareholders’ money wasted on a directors’ virtue-signalling frolic to further their climate change credentials…

Business/Robbery etc

2 March 2019 9:00 am

It’s like the farcical Fawlty Towers admonition not to mention the war; in the real world it could not be…