The Spectator Australia

CPAC packed out

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Some gags you can’t get enough of, and the suggestion by Mark Latham and others that the astonishing success of…

Australian letters

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Please explain Sir: The crux of manmade CO2 causing climate change rests on being able to explain the thermodynamics of…

Soya bean diplomacy

10 August 2019 9:00 am

‘You can sell your soul for a can of soya beans,’ announced the second most powerful man in the world…

Flat White & the NSW Libs

3 August 2019 9:00 am

When a political party ignores its base, it will turn elsewhere. The base, that usually is. But, innovators always, the…

Australian letters

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Hearing voices Sir: I imagine that John Stone (“Dis-con notes”, July 27) would, like me, have no objections to an…

BoJo, ScoMo & Trump

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Our heartiest congratulations to Boris Johnson on his elevation from proud and humble editor of this magazine to the prime…

Morrison’s climate challenge

20 July 2019 9:00 am

It is unacceptable for the Morrison government to carry on blindly ignoring the mounting evidence that far from being ‘settled’,…

Naidoc’s ‘themes’

13 July 2019 9:00 am

It’s Naidoc Week, which is, quote, ‘a time for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of all…

Still Laboring under delusions

6 July 2019 9:00 am

Six weeks after the federal election, the resumption of parliament has forced Labor to accept the unpalatable truth that it…

From Folau to 18C

29 June 2019 9:00 am

‘Folau has criticised not only those who are homosexual, but drunkards, thieves, atheists, fornicators, adulterers and so on. So he’s…

The point of Cory

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Writing in the Feb 24, 2018 issue of this magazine, father of the ‘del-cons’ James Allan asked a rather impertinent…

Monash wins the war

15 June 2019 9:00 am

On April 3rd, 2018, a group of conservative Coalition backbenchers announced the formation of the Monash Forum. Many dismissed this…

Australian letters

15 June 2019 9:00 am

ABC bites Sir: It has been widely reported that the ABC in its wisdom is mounting a court case against…

Plots and prayers on a highway to hell

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Australia has a new opposition leader and luckily for Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Mr Albanese is already dispensing advice on…

Australian letters

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Firestorm Sir: After blaming the firestorm which immolated them at the federal election on the cunning perversity of everyone but…

Del-Cons vs Turnbulls

1 June 2019 9:00 am

It was the Del-Cons — published in our pages — wot won it and the thumping victory for conservatives at…

We picked it

25 May 2019 9:00 am

The Coalition’s election victory may have come as a shock to many, but certainly not to readers of The Spectator…

Smarter than a sea sponge

18 May 2019 9:00 am

What a relief. It turns out Democratic representative for New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, was just joking when she said in…

Dumb question

11 May 2019 9:00 am

The greatest insult imaginable to the intelligence of the average Australian voter was served up the other night by Bill…

Saving the world one Big Mac at a time

4 May 2019 9:00 am

For weeks, journalists have pestered Opposition leader Bill Shorten about the cost of his climate policies. At the first leaders’…

Australian letters

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Compensation for abuse Sir: Christopher Akehurst wonders about the appropriateness of financial compensation for sexual abuse claimants, an idea I…

Return of the Hollow Man

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Week one of the election campaign marked the return of Opposition leader Bill Shorten in a much-loved role — the…

Tinpot Torquemadas

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Just when freedom of speech has been under attack through the Passion of Israel Folau, this week proved the ‘woke’,…

Turnbull goes Twin Peak crazy

13 April 2019 9:00 am

Former Prime Minister Turnbull is right about one thing: he’s not in politics anymore and he doesn’t have ‘to engage…

Labor’s electric road to nowhere

6 April 2019 9:00 am

It’s like déjà vu all over again. The economy, although slowing, is growing at a respectable 2.3 per cent. Unemployment…