Ross Fitzgerald

Abbott – the next Liberal leader?

9 March 2019 9:00 am

It might be a little unfair to describe the announced departures of very senior Liberals Julie Bishop and Christopher Pyne…

The man the Left fears most

16 February 2019 9:00 am

The seat of Warringah, on Sydney’s northern beaches, has never been marginal and has always been held for the conservative…

Clive spends big on Clive

26 January 2019 9:00 am

Is it possible to buy your way into the federal parliament? It seems that we are about to find out…

If the Libs don’t represent the right, someone else will

28 July 2018 9:00 am

Among political insiders, I detect some relief that the two-party-preferred Newspoll gap between the Turnbull government and the Shorten opposition…

Turnbull, winner?

19 May 2018 9:00 am

It may be far too early to declare Malcolm Turnbull a potential winner of the next federal election but it’s…

Opposition to e-cigs is running out of puff

7 April 2018 9:00 am

In 2003 Hon Lik, a Beijing pharmacist, developed an electronic cigarette which attracted interest from industry. Decades before, Hon Lik…

Three billboards outside Canberra, ACT

10 March 2018 9:00 am

Back in 2009, when Malcolm Turnbull lost the federal Liberal leadership, the feisty Bronwyn Bishop said that the members had…

Re-discovering Cook

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Despite an unpleasant resurgence of anti-British, anti-European political correctness, Captain James Cook (1728-1779) remains one of the world’s greatest explorers.…

Australian notes

26 August 2017 9:00 am

Shorten must be stopped For once, Malcolm Turnbull’s current travails are not all his own fault. The Prime Minister could…