Flat White Quick Shots

Danandrewstan opens – in a way that only the people who created the problem to begin with could arrange

26 October 2020 4:02 pm

Daniel Andrews loves his facts and figures. At his press conference today, he seemed proud that it was 139 days…

Dandrewstan: the lead in the saddlebags as states shed jobs

20 October 2020 2:48 pm

There’s more bad economic news out today from the Australia Bureau of Statistics; more bad economic news that not only…

Daniel Andrews: never apologise, never explain

18 October 2020 12:05 pm

What stands out the most about Daniel Andrews announcement today? One short line uttered near the beginning of his press…

How the Grey Lady went dark on Victorians’ civil rights

16 October 2020 9:13 pm

If you’re one of the five million people chafing under the Victorian governments unreasonable, unjustified and irrational restrictions at the…

Chairman Dan, tribune of the former workers

15 October 2020 12:08 pm

The September unemployment figures are out — and we can clearly see results of the champion efforts of Daniel Andrews…

How good are today’s talking points?

15 October 2020 10:09 am

The Prime Minister’s Office was so pleased with today’s talking points that they sent them out to the media —…

People taking responsibility in Danandrewstan? That’s dangerous

12 October 2020 11:02 am

People taking responsibility in Danandrewstan? Things have just got very dangerous for Premier Daniel Andrews. Chris Eccles, the career bureaucrat…

Chairman Dan flunks corona class. Again

6 October 2020 1:30 pm

You’ll recall our little reality check from a fortnight ago after Newspoll found 62 per cent of Victorian voters believe…

No doubt the ABC will blame the lack of coverage on funding cuts

5 October 2020 7:56 pm

Big, big, big. It would be hard to get a more lurid tale than The Times article, republished in The…

Did Chairman Dan just blink?

5 October 2020 12:19 pm

Daniel Andrews has always been firm: the average new daily coronavirus case count — Victoria-wide — needs to drop below…

Danandrewstan’s new health minister is off to a flying start

29 September 2020 4:45 am

Lessons have been learnt — or, as the modern bureaucrat might ask — learnings have been made? Not quite. The…

No news, but the ABC is still serving up the soft and gooey guff

24 September 2020 4:05 pm

The ABC ended its 7.45 am main morning radio news broadcasts this week, a punishment for the public for not…

BREAKING: How the SpecOz is smashing Daniel Andrews indefinite detention plans

23 September 2020 5:48 pm

If you’re in Victoria and can hear a cracking sound, it’s because The Spectator Australia has dealt some mighty blows to…

More great jobs news from Victoria

22 September 2020 3:27 pm

There’s yet more evidence out today from the Bureau of Statistics that instead of #IstandwithDan, the hashtag should read #IstandinaqueueatCentrelinkthankstoDan.…

A Newspoll tick, but Daniel Andrews is still bottom of the class

22 September 2020 11:30 am

There’s been much buzz this morning around the Newspoll in The Australian which shows 62 per cent of Victorian voters…

Extinction Rebellion’s brave new protest

21 September 2020 11:36 am

Courageous, inspiring, fatuous, completely bloody ridiculous… From the Extinction Rebellion national newsletter, out this morning: The newsletter also declares “We…

The Greens: billboards are evil, please give us money for billboards

19 September 2020 3:32 pm

The Greens: billboards are evil. Shane Rattenbury MLA, Speaker of the Canberra City Council (AKA Legislative Assembly), Twitter, yesterday: The Greens:…

If Daniel Andrews has even lost the ABC… Wow

18 September 2020 1:35 pm

The findings of the ABC’s “independent” editorial complaints investigation unit are usually viewed with the same mix of bemusement and…

Unemployment? Nice one, Dan

17 September 2020 12:38 pm

Read it and weep. If #YouStandWithDan, there’s a good chance you’re standing in a queue at Centrelink (more likely it’s…

Their ABC, their salaries – and your right to know

16 September 2020 1:04 pm

It’s been a big 24 hours or so for British media watchers with the release of the BBC’s annual report…

Is this man a COVID criminal?

14 September 2020 1:31 pm

The Melbourne Age has a cute little piece of “keep calm and carry on” COVID semi-whimsy today: Every weekday, about…

All rise for the National Anthem of Danandrewstan (or else)

13 September 2020 3:52 pm

Big black suits In their jackboots Are coming down the aisles. Big black suits In their jackboots Are spinning off…

The bonfire of the inanities

8 September 2020 12:20 pm

Read it and weep. The Australian Bureau of Statistics Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages in Australia, Week ending 22 August…

The Canberra cannons fire at Deadweight Dan

6 September 2020 5:06 pm

Scott Morrison, Greg Hunt and Josh Frydenberg make an unlikely tag team wrestling squad, but it looks as if they’re…

Chairman Dan decrees…

6 September 2020 12:39 pm

Don’t sit down to that Father’s Day lunch yet. Don’t spoil it. Digest these stomach-churning platitudes from Chairman Dan first.…