Flat White Quick Shots

Michael Leunig: sacked but still worth exploiting

25 October 2021 4:00 pm

Comparing Israel to Nazi Germany was not enough to get Michael Leunig fired from The Age, but the mawkish, whinging,…

News Corp has its woke and eats it?

14 October 2021 11:29 am

Is the Harvey Norman, sorry, News Corp papers’ sudden greenwashing an attempt to generate advertising revenue? One reader thinks so.…

Look over there! Look over there!

12 October 2021 11:26 am

If it wasn’t so serious you’d fall off your chair laughing. A major sleaze scandal is threatening the Andrews Government…

Freedom beckons for Sydney. Meanwhile, in Victoria…

10 October 2021 9:00 am

Freedom beckons for New South Wales. As of tomorrow, residents of that state will enjoy exotic delights such as having…

Journalists want health officials to run the country?

7 October 2021 3:09 pm

Our media is in thrall to the busybody worrywarts of the public health bureaucracy. From the Sydney Morning Herald from earlier…

There’s something missing from Adam Bandt’s office

6 October 2021 11:30 am

Adam Bandt’s Melbourne inner-city office is on the market, a kind reader has let us know. The building is as…

Crack open the Dom

5 October 2021 8:00 pm

Are they any better words we could hear from a leader, any leader, state or federal, than Dom Perrottet’s words…

Here comes Perrottet, here comes the sectarian bigotry

4 October 2021 11:17 am

Forty days and 40 nights? Alas, it appears that the downpour of sectarian bigotry that’s begun as it become clearer…

The Peoples Republic of Westralia ♥️ the Peoples Republic of China

2 October 2021 2:29 pm

Western Australia is increasingly a country of its own under Mark McGowan, so we shouldn’t be surprised that it’s pursuing…

Charges laid over hotel quarantine: a win for transparency, a win for the SpecOz

29 September 2021 3:26 pm

Victoria’s workplace safety authority has charged the state health department with 58 breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act…

What did we tell you about Chairman Dan’s ‘roadmap’?

26 September 2021 5:21 pm

The Spectator Australia, Sunday 19 September 2021: Daniel Andrews has this afternoon delivered his roadmap for freedom for Victorians…We can…

Indefinite detention is the Australian way, Mr Littleproud?

26 September 2021 1:39 pm

And the Julia Gillard Award for Hyperbole (pronounced hyperbowl) goes to Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud. He believes the Melbourne…

We salute the Trotskyite press (sorta)

24 September 2021 12:10 pm

First The Age called the Melbourne protests correctly. Now, even the Trotskyites have made points worth noting. Red Flag, their…

We salute The Age

22 September 2021 2:00 pm

You read that right. We salute The Age. Bravo! Three cheers for The Age! We could not have bettered their…

The Police Association ditches presumption of innocence. Allegedly…

19 September 2021 5:18 pm

We don’t want to look as if we’re fixated with Saturday’s protests — we’re disgusted at what things have come…

Chairman Dan’s shining path to liberation – in just 25 words

19 September 2021 2:43 pm

Daniel Andrews has this afternoon delivered his roadmap for freedom for Victorians – or an approximation thereof. His media goons…

Local leftists think Joe Biden’s senility is a scream

16 September 2021 11:04 am

Less than 35 years ago the Australian left — and their colleagues around the world — were always warning us…

‘We managed to toilet train cows’

14 September 2021 11:40 am

“We managed to toilet train cows (and they learned faster than a toddler). It could help combat climate change,” a…

Bravo, Boris: England vetos vaccine passports

13 September 2021 11:06 am

“I’ve never liked the idea of saying to people, ‘You must show your papers’ … to do what is just…

Amen to Abbott

11 September 2021 4:22 pm

The Twitteratti have been in a tizz since Wednesday when a busybody got a shot of Tony Abbott, sans mask,…

Adam Bandt: "We should be campaigning side by side with socialists"

8 September 2021 11:34 am

Greens leader Adam Bandt last week gave an interview to American left magazine Jacobin (the name says all you need…

Matthew Guy and Michael O’Brien: the raindrop race

7 September 2021 8:38 am

Did you ever have raindrop races when you were a child; pick a raindrop on a window with a sibling,…

There’s polling – and there’s polling

1 September 2021 5:24 pm

Whenever you read a piece on polling by honest commentators like our own Charles Pier, you’ll find a line in…

Profiles in Courage: Malcolm Turnbull

31 August 2021 6:44 pm

From today’s lockdown emergency toilet paper source, The SMAge: Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says American-led wars in the Middle…

John Hewson joins the Salon des Refusés

22 August 2021 6:19 pm

Poor John Hewson. After being booted from The SMAge for being pale, male and stale — as stale as the…