Peter O'Brien

Dutton earns his stripes over unit citations

20 April 2021 5:19 pm

Peter Dutton has stamped his authority on his new portfolio in a way that demonstrates that he is a leader who is prepared to…

Dan's days may be numbered, but beware his legacy

12 April 2021 4:00 am

Speculation has now commenced as to the future leadership of Premier Daniel Andrews given his slow progress in recovering from…

Trapped in the People’s Republic of Wikipedia

30 March 2021 4:00 am

I’m starting to learn what it might be like to live in China but fortunately my experience is actually pretty benign.  I’m in a sort…

Pirate Pete and the republican bin-feeders

18 March 2021 4:00 am

I have a certain affinity with the idea of an Australian head of state, although I must admit that it…

Putting the Voice in the Constitution: a dangerous move

10 February 2021 4:00 am

Recently, The Australian has run a series of articles, six at least, pushing the idea of the Indigenous Voice to Parliament. …

How a conservative Supreme Court nobly upheld conservatism

14 December 2020 6:11 pm

It appears the United States Supreme Court has snuffed out Donald Trump’s last chance to save his Presidency. This is…

What second wave?

22 October 2020 5:00 am

I have a bee in my bonnet about the universal description of Victoria’s Wuhan virus travails as a ‘second wave’. …