Neil Brown

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20 April 2019 9:00 am

The federal parliament used to be a place of vigorous but respectful debate. Not now. I was reflecting on this…

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13 April 2019 9:00 am

There is something symbiotic about the fact that the federal Budget has been dropped on us just when the final…

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6 April 2019 9:00 am

What do the ABC and the New Zealand terrorist horror have in common? Apart, I mean, from the fact that…

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9 March 2019 9:00 am

A few weeks ago we drew attention to some significant reforms to the electoral law in the Democratic Republic of…

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2 March 2019 9:00 am

The appointment of Ita Buttrose as the new Chair of the ABC is another step back from making it truly…

Reassessing Bill

23 February 2019 9:00 am

The renewed talk about refugees and border protection, brought on by the passage of the bill for medical evacuation from…

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16 February 2019 9:00 am

The iconic Australian company, Bradbury’s Chocolates, has just concluded its search for the sensible centre. But the dismal results obtained…

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9 February 2019 9:00 am

The Spectator Australia Electoral Reform Unit, working in secrecy behind its heavily fortified premises at Belconnen in the ACT, has…

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2 February 2019 9:00 am

The absurd contribution by Thomas Vargas, the head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Indonesia, to the refugee issue…

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26 January 2019 9:00 am

This column has now embarked on a series of articles to prepare you for the coming election season. Our policy…

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19 January 2019 9:00 am

As this is an election year, I would like to bring you up-to-date on the ground-breaking research that the Spectator…

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12 January 2019 9:00 am

Here at the United Nations Cultural Reform Centre we are working on a major project that will help deliver us…

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15 December 2018 9:00 am

As Head Master of Robert Menzies Grammar, it gives me less pleasure than usual to report on the boys and…

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17 November 2018 9:00 am

There was something ritualistic about the latest terrorist outrage in Melbourne. True, it was hideous from the moment that Hassan…

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10 November 2018 9:00 am

There was an undesirable intervention this week into the debate about African gangs in Melbourne, namely that a judge thought…

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3 November 2018 9:00 am

The Spectator Australia Investigative Journalism Unit prides itself in being ahead of other publishers in providing sneak previews of major…

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27 October 2018 9:00 am

Here at the Islamic Research Bureau in Jeddah, we devote ourselves to unravelling the knottier issues of the law and…

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20 October 2018 9:00 am

Alan Jones was wrong to apologise for his interview as part of the Sydney Opera House fracas. Once you apologise…

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13 October 2018 9:00 am

If you would like to save $50, the fastest way of doing so is by not buying Bob Woodward’s biography…

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6 October 2018 9:00 am

The political world has been consumed by two big issues, one here and one in the US, and I have…

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29 September 2018 9:00 am

The criticism of Peter Dutton over the au pair visas was bizarre in three respects. First, one of the frequent…

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22 September 2018 9:00 am

The nomination by President Trump of Brett Kavanaugh as a Judge of the Supreme Court of the USA is very…

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15 September 2018 9:00 am

These days, a trip to Sydney is a great adventure for me and, as our all-wise government has abolished the…

Tiberius on Twitter

14 September 2018 3:37 pm

So now we know what really motivates Malcolm Turnbull. His tweets from far away New York make it very clear:…

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8 September 2018 9:00 am

When Robert Rintoul founded The Spectator in 1828, he began what is now the oldest publication in the English language.…