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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.…

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1 September 2018 9:00 am

The most bizarre feature of the Liberal party’s leadership coup is that the party has not given any explanation as…

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25 August 2018 9:00 am

You may have noticed that, up to now, I have been fairly restrained in what I have written about Malcolm…

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18 August 2018 9:00 am

There are a few things I want to get off my chest about politics. Starting at the top, I have…

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11 August 2018 9:00 am

I knew that if I waited long enough I would stumble on an item of public expenditure that was not…

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4 August 2018 9:00 am

The outcome of last weekend’s by-elections was the natural result of the Liberal party sending itself spiralling into turmoil when…

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28 July 2018 9:00 am

Poor Malcolm Turnbull gets such a bad press that it is good to have an opportunity to congratulate him on…

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21 July 2018 9:00 am

One of the more obvious features of left-leaning luvvies is that they are all stupid. They simply cannot think straight,…

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14 July 2018 9:00 am

You may not realise it, but you are walking with history, for a Political Scandal of the Third Kind is…

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30 June 2018 9:00 am

As language is a living thing, a mirror of current but ever-changing social mores, we have added two new definitions…

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23 June 2018 9:00 am

The monstrous rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon has cast a pall over Melbourne and it is only right and…

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16 June 2018 9:00 am

The Barbarians are at it again. If it is not statues they want to desecrate, it is the names of…

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9 June 2018 9:00 am

It is hard to be original about the Joyce-Kardashian interview, but there are two points worth making. First, it was…

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2 June 2018 9:00 am

The latest exercise in selective outrage to descend on the country is the response to the news that Barnaby Joyce…

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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…