Neil Brown

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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,…

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12 August 2017 9:00 am

I was absolutely thrilled to read that Senator Arthur Sinodinos will not be prosecuted by the New South Wales  Independent…

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28 May 2016 9:00 am

No-one should have been surprised when Greens Senator Richard Di Natale was sprung last week for paying his three employees…

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21 May 2016 9:00 am

We owe the New York Times a debt of enormous gratitude for exposing Donald Trump as the misogynist and woman…

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30 April 2016 9:00 am

I suppose I must be the only person in Australia who has read, re-read and underlined Niki Savva’s The Road…

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16 April 2016 9:00 am

As you know, I have always been at the forefront of the fight against discrimination, especially the evil variety that…

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2 April 2016 9:00 am

A new authoritarianism has descended. There now seems to be a list of official beliefs we are allowed to hold…

Behaviour unbecoming

12 March 2016 9:00 am

The treatment of Peta Credlin and Tony Abbott in Niki Savva’s book has been reprehensible. You would think that by…

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5 March 2016 9:00 am

After this year’s shambles, I thought I would get in early and nominate Alice Kunek as Australian of the Year…

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27 February 2016 9:00 am

As The Spectator Australia is a journal of record, it should be noted here that Andrew Jones, the former Liberal…

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6 February 2016 9:00 am

I don’t know what made me change my opinion so dramatically on a certain matter of public interest that has…

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23 January 2016 9:00 am

As our Prime Minister has observed many times, there has never been a better time to be alive, what with…

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9 January 2016 9:00 am

I am sorry to have to tell you this, but anarchists are not what they used to be. I reluctantly…

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12 December 2015 9:00 am

It is good to see the Greens doing their bit to stop the evil gender bias and stereotyping now so…

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28 November 2015 9:00 am

The way some political leaders and the media responded to the terrorist outrages in Paris was fascinating. First, I was…

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17 October 2015 9:00 am

This column would take on an air of unreality if it did not say something sooner or later about the…

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5 September 2015 9:00 am

The great reform summit has just ended and, as I predicted, was a complete waste of time. There were a…

Phallus in Blunderland

29 August 2015 9:00 am

It was about 2 years ago that I started hanging out with Teddy. And what a roller- coaster of a…

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22 August 2015 9:00 am

With the stuff and nonsense being thrown around about Dyson Heydon and the Royal Commission into union corruption, it is…