Terry Barnes

George Pell remains a guilty man

7 April 2020 2:42 pm

Today, legal justice has been thankfully, belatedly, served. Cardinal George Pell’s conviction on all counts was quashed unanimously by the…

Mad Uncle Barnaby stays in the attic

4 February 2020 12:03 pm

Politics is the natural stage for egotists, narcissists and attention-seekers. So it was no surprise today to see Barnaby Joyce,…

Why I’m over Australia Day

28 January 2020 2:00 pm

So Australia Day has come and gone for another year.  Yet again we had the Lay On the Guilt With…

Backwards & Forwards: happy clappy happy

22 April 2019 1:03 pm

The week in politics, the week to come: Looking back Scott Morrison and the Coalition won the week. Nothing more…

Backwards & Forwards: towards the campaign black hole

15 April 2019 11:20 am

The week in politics, the week to come. Looking back Last Thursday, the eternal sunlight of the spotless mind erased…

Backwards & Forwards: the week in politics, the week to come

11 March 2019 6:00 am

Looking back If there’s a week to be rued by the Coalition if they lose the upcoming election badly, it’ll…

Are you an Innie or an Outie?

8 December 2018 9:00 am

The Institute of Public Affairs infuriates the Left. The IPA’s success in being the public face of centre-right thinking, even…

Very public health

17 November 2018 9:00 am

I’ve known health minister Greg Hunt for over twenty years. When he is convinced about something he doesn’t hold back…