Vern Hughes

Conservatism after the Victorian election

8 December 2022 8:00 am

Here is a simple truth: the Liberal Party in Victoria could not defeat the most corrupt, incompetent, and debt-ridden Labor…

Menzies 2.0 – starting the journey

19 September 2022 11:00 am

What does Menzies 2.0 look like in 2022? No one disputes that conservatism in Australia is in a parlous state…

Menzies 2.0 – a party waiting to be reborn

31 August 2022 8:00 am

Political parties do not last forever – they must be re-created, born, and fought for

The ‘Voices’ network seeks to unseat the Liberals

14 December 2021 4:00 pm

The ‘Voices for’ network is standing self-declared ‘Independent’ candidates in affluent Liberal Party seats in the coming federal election. It…

Covid is changing everything

5 September 2020 9:00 am

The biggest public policy disaster in decades

Conservatives and universities

14 April 2017 11:00 pm

Belatedly, the Left’s capture of our universities is attracting some attention. Not enough, of course, but it’s a start after…