Neil Brown

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26 May 2018 9:00 am

Here at the United Nations Human Rights Council, we pride ourselves on getting the job done in double-quick time. But…

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19 May 2018 9:00 am

What a refreshing change it is, after decades of the mumbo jumbo of compromise and indifference, to have a president…

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12 May 2018 9:00 am

You might remember that a year ago I criticised the decision of the Victorian government to settle a court action…

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5 May 2018 9:00 am

One of the oddest under-classes of Melbourne society are the people who write letters to the Age. Not the main…

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28 April 2018 9:00 am

I know that Dr Tim Soutphommasane, our Race Commissioner, has been maligned in certain quarters, but I want to thank…

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21 April 2018 9:00 am

It was inevitable that sooner or later the sexual harassment scandal would change tack and ensnare some of those who…

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14 April 2018 9:00 am

As you know, The Spectator Australia Education Research Unit is renowned for the  quality of its work. Normally, we shy…

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7 April 2018 9:00 am

A few weeks ago, I was lamenting that the big shots in the Law Council of Australia, the lawyers’ trade…

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24 March 2018 9:00 am

I sometimes think that if we did not have Aboriginals in Australia, we would have had to invent them. They…

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17 March 2018 9:00 am

Three Billboards outside Batman, Victoria It all started when I was driving home in the Tesla from a meeting of…

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10 March 2018 9:00 am

I have a minority opinion on two big political issues. Michaelia Cash was right and should not apologise for anything.…

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24 February 2018 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull is wrong about the effect of his proposed new morals code to stop ministers from philandering in the…

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14 February 2018 8:48 am

Like a lot of other observers of politics, I am convinced that Barnaby Joyce, the Deputy Prime Minister, should go.…

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10 February 2018 9:00 am

My colleagues and I in the noble profession of investigative journalism have now spent 12 months poring over the goldmine…

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3 February 2018 9:00 am

I have been thinking about the wash up from the same-sex marriage issue and what we can learn about the…

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27 January 2018 9:00 am

You may be wondering what the connection is between the federal government’s innovation initiative and the developing sexual harassment scandal.…

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20 January 2018 9:00 am

The tentacles of The Spectator Australia Investigative Journalism Unit extend far beyond its heavily fortified premises in Canberra. For example,…

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13 January 2018 9:00 am

Frankly, I have been shocked by the appalling revelations of sexual harassment that have come out in the last few…

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16 December 2017 9:00 am

This year has certainly seen some milestones. First, there was the fall of Robert Mugabe. Here, I must make a…

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2 December 2017 9:00 am

There is a fascinating force at work in Australian politics. Have you noticed how Fairfax, the ALP-Green axis, the ABC…

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14 October 2017 9:00 am

There was something touchingly naïve about the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear…

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7 October 2017 9:00 am

I have been making a sort of trial balance on the same-sex marriage campaign; not the nitty gritty of the…

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30 September 2017 9:00 am

Here at the Spectator Australia Electoral Reform Unit we are pressing on with our major project to improve the electoral…

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16 September 2017 9:00 am

What an amazing contrast. Here I am in Bayreuth, Bavaria, to see Richard Wagner’s monumental Ring Cycle, probably the greatest…

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19 August 2017 9:00 am

You might think that with the nation mesmerised by the proposal to legalise marriage between consenting New Zealand sheep farmers,…