Ross Eastgate

Jim Molan heads back to the preselection trenches

2 October 2019 12:54 pm

Jim Molan’s military contemporaries regard him as one of the most skilled tacticians of his generation. More, he thinks strategically…

To our glorious dead, but don’t forget the living

25 April 2019 2:46 pm

In a different age when navy Fleet Air Arm pilots flew flimsy wood and canvas biplanes, workplace health and safety…

Recep Erdoğan’s war on history

21 March 2019 5:28 pm

The most touching, if not confronting, memorial at Anzac Cove is the sandstone plinth inscribed with words attributed to Kemal…

They still call New Zealand home

23 February 2019 6:09 pm

Our Kiwi cousins can be a wee but prishus at times. Take this week’s visit across the ditch by PM…

A plaintive twilight swansong

20 February 2019 2:01 pm

The retiring member for Lilley didn’t actually whistle The Red Flag during his parliamentary swansong, though there were dog whistles…

The Trump delusion syndrome sufferers’ Samson strategy

6 February 2019 7:20 am

Trump obsessives believe the current United States political imbroglio is all about a wall between that country and Mexico. Added…

Could the Katter crew organise horizontal refreshment in a brothel?

16 October 2018 12:00 pm

Back in 1996, recently retired Ipswich city councillor Paul Tully outed his then fellow councillor Pauline Hanson as a racist…

Their ABC exposed, implodes

28 September 2018 10:24 am

The GayBC has become a creature of its own imagination. Observing incandescent staff delight from its far-right commentators – Phillip Adams, Barry…

Our army did not fight “frontier wars”

7 September 2018 7:30 am

The Australian Army commemorates March 1, 1901, as its official foundation date. This day had particular military significance in South…

Katter’s Ottoman Empire Party?

16 August 2018 8:29 am

Maverick MP Bob Katter has previously blasted any suggestion he could be a dual Lebanese citizen by descent, declaring no…

Imagine if they all stood up and shouted “bang” at once?

12 April 2018 2:21 pm

There has been much Pacific hand-wringing over suggestions China has been positioning to establish a military presence in Vanuatu. Before…

Pardoning the Breaker is unpardonable

11 February 2018 3:55 pm

There is an awful lot of ignorance about the English-born mercenary Henry Harbord Morant. Morant was executed for murder in…

Not another lobbyist

23 November 2017 2:30 pm

Recently Jim Molan has been best known as Footy Show host Erin Molan’s dad, but that may be about to…

Barnaby, the beat-up — and the blunder

16 August 2017 8:37 pm

Since when have Australian-born citizens with one foreign-born parent but permanently resident here been automatically obligated to the laws of…

What’s happening with the RSL?

26 May 2017 7:01 am

This week’s victory for newly elected NSW RSL president James Brown disproved the enduring adage that old age and cunning…

The joy of swearing

4 April 2017 8:50 am

Proficiency in another language is always helpful, particularly when a discrete profanity is required. In a life not always well…

A bitter pils to swallow

8 March 2017 1:01 pm

The Courier Mail reported Monday “One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson is set to embark on another venture, putting her name…

Hey guys, check out David Morrison’s latest

28 February 2017 9:09 pm

He’s become the gift which keeps giving, though, like a spinster aunt’s annual Christmas socks and hankies, it’s a gift…

Edward Gough Trump

20 February 2017 7:29 am

For many it was if the prophesied Messiah had finally arrived while others feared the anti-Christ had descended upon the…

An inconvenient record

11 February 2017 12:09 pm

I’ll tell you a tale and it won’t take me long, all climate alarmists are bastards. Not only do they…

Wish him naught as we wave him goodbye

27 January 2017 7:16 am

David Morrison crawled away from his Australian of the Year role as he performed it, self-aggrandising, unapologetic and intellectually irrelevant.…

Fighting fading curtains in the Sunshine State

23 January 2017 1:47 pm

It’s a state divided, sibling against sibling, family against family, community against community, city against country. It’s not America under…

Xenophon: the stuntman turns saboteur

18 December 2016 8:51 am

Submariners fear nothing more than an unexpected explosion when submerged, particularly when it is an own goal. Such was the…

The critics trumped

13 December 2016 12:47 pm

Five weeks after Donald Trump’s election it’s time to stop the endless finger-pointing and hand-wringing about missing the biggest story…

Jessie

7 December 2016 1:32 pm

Jessie Margaret Noble, formerly Dingle, died in Bundaberg last week, November 29, 2016 to be exact. She was 97. Who,…