Scott Hargreaves

We and the ABS will not be fooled again!

17 May 2024 2:00 am

The Albanese government is using taxpayers’ money and accounting tricks to cover up the inflationary pressures its own policies are exacerbating, particularly…

Bureau of Meteorology refuses to see the AI on the horizon

10 February 2024 9:00 am

Dictatorship of the woke bureaucrats

Justice Harrison inadvertently highlights a key concern on the Voice

3 June 2023 9:00 am

The perils of abandoning the separation of powers

The difference between yes and yes

15 April 2023 9:00 am

Well-meaning Australians have no idea what they are voting for

A tale of two cities

15 September 2022 4:00 am

It is a tale of two cities. First is Barcaldine, Queensland, which has been left reeling after a proposed coal-fired…

The chilling effect of net zero dreams

14 February 2022 12:00 pm

The push towards a Net Zero climate policy for Australia jeopardises investment of $200 billion in coal, gas and oil…

‘Indo-Pacific’? What’s in a name? Plenty

19 September 2021 4:01 pm

“Indo-Pacific” is now the official term used by Australia policymakers to describe our geopolitical location and context, but the National…

How the national curriculum abolishes Australian citizenship

28 May 2021 4:00 am

The draft national curriculum for schools is seeking to teach the next generation of Australians a progressive and utopian view of…

The ethical collapse of Victoria’s government

12 September 2020 1:45 pm

On Wednesday I said on the IPA’s Looking Forward Podcast that in Victoria the key democratic institutions are being destroyed by the…

Tackling coronavirus risks head on is the only way forward for business 

17 April 2020 1:36 pm

Our major football codes are the canaries in the coal mine for hundreds of industries desperate to restart as soon…

Braving two terrifying tribes: academics and racism warriors

3 October 2019 1:34 pm

Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon, who died this week aged 81, was in the last generation of that profession who could claim…

When regulators roam out of control

28 August 2019 4:43 pm

Ask Australian business people and industry representatives in formal meetings about our nation’s regulatory burden, and you will be told…

The minors are now major parties, despite old player and media whinges

28 May 2019 7:31 am

Is there really a continuing drift away from the major parties in Australian parties? Like many I have in recent…

We can’t even get the Australia Day we have already right

27 September 2018 4:53 pm

Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie is only the latest politician to mistakenly suggest that Australia Day celebrates the arrival of Captain…

Plastic Bags and the nuisance state

29 June 2018 4:48 pm

The lives of ordinary people have been made worse by the elimination of plastic bags in supermarkets – achieved by…