The Spectator Australia

Nice is overrated

12 August 2017 9:00 am

It’s time that conservatives stopped being so damn nice and finally decided to stand up for what they believe in…

Gaggle of gays

5 August 2017 9:00 am

It beggars belief that at a time when all Liberal guns should be squarely focussed on the destructive ‘tax and…

Healthy scepticism

29 July 2017 9:00 am

As we pointed out last week, if the Liberals wish to win the next election they can do so easily.…

Australian letters

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Stats 101 Sir: Jeremy Sammut’s discussion (July 15) of Tim Soutphommasane’s argument that “equality of opportunity is a myth in…

Freeze out the bedwetters

22 July 2017 9:00 am

The next federal election is a shoo-in for the Coalition. This statement may appear counter-intuitive, but is nonetheless true. The…

Australian letters

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Disraeli switches gears Sir: Malcolm Turnbull’s statement that Liberals are not Conservatives finally settles a question that has puzzled me…

Party pooper

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Last week, while in London accepting an award for Australia’s ‘non-discriminatory’ immigration policies, Malcolm Turnbull made his now infamous Sensible…

Australian letters

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Hot stuff Sir: If Dr Williamson of East Anglia wishes to be taken seriously then he should refrain from using…

Recognising murder

8 July 2017 9:00 am

The flags will unfurl, the crowds will cheer, the bands will play, an explosion of red, green, black and white…

Marriage of connivance

1 July 2017 9:00 am

‘Loose lips sink ships’ was the famous Second World War phrase which accurately warned of the dangers of allowing careless…

Australian letters

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Denialist Sir: David Williamson (‘Oceans apart’, 17 June) shows that the planet is dynamic and many natural processes are not…

Trouble in Libland

24 June 2017 9:00 am

The clock is now ticking on Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership. He currently faces active resistance from more than a score of…

Australian letters

17 June 2017 9:00 am

Lucky Sir: The customer attempting to have a good time in a gloomy pub (cartoon 03/06/17) should consider himself lucky.…

The Finkel farrago

17 June 2017 9:00 am

By what authority does the Turnbull government believe it has a mandate to lay waste to the economy and destroy…

Riding the multiculti wave

10 June 2017 9:00 am

‘Dirty Enoch Powell said to the immigrants, immigrants you better get back to your commonwealth homes,’ rapped Paul McCartney, as…

The Voice

3 June 2017 9:00 am

After a decade of muddle-headed thinking by the so-called Recognition movement, their confusion best summed up by Speccie columnist Gary…

Australian letters

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Double whammy Sir: David Flint complains about the way the media treats right-wing leaders (‘Worth losing the base?’, 20 May)…

Muslim grievances

27 May 2017 9:00 am

The suicide bombing at Manchester Arena should remind us that in the coming discussions about the perpetrators and what motivated…

77

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Ronald Reagan was 77 years old in his final year in office running the free world. And he made a…

Australian letters

13 May 2017 9:00 am

Lest we etc. Sir: What can account for the hysterical reaction in some quarters to Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Facebook post on…

Free speechless

13 May 2017 9:00 am

The awarding of a ‘free speech’ award to the Human Rights Commission’s Gillian Triggs left many lost for words. It…

Australian letters

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Attacking Sophie Sir: Your contributor, Michael Danby (Sophie’s bad choices, The Spectator, 15 April 2017) has used your pages to…

Up Badgerys Creek

6 May 2017 9:00 am

It would probably be wrong to predict that the Turnbull government’s decision to build an airport at Badgerys Creek will…

Australian letters

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Consequential Sir: Appreciated very much Michael Davis’s article ‘Gay Marriage Notes’. It should be mandatory reading for many of our…

Aussie values

29 April 2017 9:00 am

We have heard much over the past fortnight, thanks to a new citizenship test and the Anzac commemorations, about Australian…