The Spectator Australia

Get serious about debt

24 May 2014 9:00 am

‘This is something we have to take seriously.’ So said Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson in his post-budget address to business…

Spectator letters: America as a genetic experiment, and a gypsy reply to Rod Liddle

24 May 2014 9:00 am

An independent policy Sir: James Curran’s review of my book Dangerous Allies (‘Radical nationalist’, 17 May) showed a significant and…

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24 May 2014 9:00 am

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Two cheers for Mr Fraser

17 May 2014 9:00 am

Many Liberals and conservatives have been disgusted by Malcolm Fraser’s lurch to the Left since he lost office in 1983.…

Letters

17 May 2014 9:00 am

Degrading tribalism     Sir: It’s hard to ignore the irony that a week after my receiving the praise of…

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17 May 2014 9:00 am

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It don’t come easy

10 May 2014 9:00 am

‘Got to pay your dues, if you wanna sing the blues,’ sang Ringo Starr wistfully after the demise of the…

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10 May 2014 9:00 am

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Two cheers for Joe

A heavyweight duel

3 May 2014 9:00 am

In the lead-up to the main event, as excitement reaches fever pitch, the contenders go through the usual pre-bout rituals.…

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3 May 2014 9:00 am

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Seventy ain’t old

26 April 2014 9:00 am

Age, clearly, has not withered the Rolling Stones. With the average age of the remaining four members of the ‘greatest…

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26 April 2014 9:00 am

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Abbott’s Asia accolades

19 April 2014 9:00 am

Abbott-watchers amateur and professional are still having trouble coming to grips with the Prime Minister’s foreign policy. The latest intellectual…

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19 April 2014 9:00 am

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A royal welcome

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Australia prides itself on being a young country. For generations after independence in 1901, we still saw ourselves as essentially…

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12 April 2014 9:00 am

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Spectator letters: Interpreting Islam, and Spectator-reading thieves

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Chapter and verse on Islam Sir: Irshad Manji’s generally very sensible article on ‘Reclaiming Islam’ (29 March) suggests using the…

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5 April 2014 9:00 am

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Joe’s Thatcherite message

5 April 2014 9:00 am

The greatest accolade that can be granted to a public figure is not a knighthood, an OA or any such…

Our Watergate?

29 March 2014 9:00 am

When we say the drama surrounding Arthur Sinodinos’s dealings at Australian Water Holdings brings back memories of Watergate, we do…

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29 March 2014 9:00 am

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Letters

22 March 2014 9:00 am

That’s not entertainment Sir: How very disappointing — and quite shocking — to see The Spectator Australia (15 February) featuring…

The Bolt crucible

22 March 2014 9:00 am

Yes to free speech, no to racism. It should be a pretty simple formula but, of course, the devil is…

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22 March 2014 9:00 am

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Consumer vs taxpayer

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Remember Kim Carr’s dire warning: ‘The government has effectively signed the death warrant on Australia’s last fresh-fruit cannery, ensuring the…