Rebecca Weisser

Cods wallop

12 March 2016 9:00 am

One might hope that as a Hellene, Niki Savva could shed some light on the tragedy of the Abbott government…

Australian notes

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Jousting over unicorns was not the most fanciful moment in Canberra this month as the Opposition brings forth one fantastically…

Like southern France — with added kangaroos

The lovely Clare Valley, like southern France with added kangaroos

23 January 2016 9:00 am

It is a century and a half since The Spectator noted the exceptional qualities of South Australia, a colony of…

Like southern France — with added kangaroos

The Clare Valley

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

It is a century and a half since The Spectator noted the exceptional qualities of South Australia, a colony of…

Hungarian notebook

2 January 2016 9:00 am

Where better to hold a one-day conference on ‘Islamic Radicalism and the West’ than in the Great Hall of the…

Going coal turkey

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Wealthy greenies demanding the third world go without coal is immoral and hypocritical

Saints and demons

28 November 2015 9:00 am

‘The Australian Labor Party is composed of two main factions,’ writes novelist Shane Maloney, ‘Them and Us’. This truth illuminates…

Don’t mention the mosque

17 October 2015 9:00 am

Mental gymnastics are the order of the day for those who can’t bring themselves to mention terrorism

Winning the Cold War, losing the culture wars

23 May 2015 9:00 am

On the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe day, many Eastern Europeans boycotted celebrations in Moscow, marking the day with…

Abbott and the Gumbys

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Tony Abbott could learn a lot from John Key, including getting rid of lacklustre ministers