Features Australia

Here’s the recipe for success

19 January 2019 9:00 am

After a family Christmas in Canada my wife and I are now in London for half a year. It’s been…

Cash cows facing starvation

19 January 2019 9:00 am

Amidst all the politicking in America over Trump’s wall and the spending bill, one excellent result has been the demise…

Western Civ: it’s not just for white people anymore

19 January 2019 9:00 am

When the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation generously offered to fund ‘Western Civ’ courses at Australian universities, critics at the…

Business/Robbery etc

19 January 2019 9:00 am

The omens for Australia point to a lousy 2019 – politically, economically, commercially and internationally. Fear that Coalition election defeats…

What I learned at the hand of Brother Joseph

19 January 2019 9:00 am

If anybody used the term ‘religious freedom’ during my childhood, I would have assumed it referred to the times at…

Alice in Leftist-land

19 January 2019 9:00 am

‘There’s no use trying,’ says Alice to the Queen in Through the Looking-Glass, ‘one can’t believe impossible things.’ No? Clearly…

Aux bien pensants

19 January 2019 9:00 am

The New York Times reports the truly shocking news that Australia punches below its weight. The NYT’s source, Lowy Institute…

Shame, shame, shame on New Zealand

12 January 2019 9:00 am

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel once famously wrote ‘what hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but…

One-way hate speech

12 January 2019 9:00 am

Britain is allowing political correctness, or fear of political incorrectness, increasingly to destroy its civil liberties and silence freedom of…

Foreign aid, feminist propaganda

12 January 2019 9:00 am

‘Where are the women business leaders in Vietnam?’. It sounds like a question at a pub trivia night. The answer…

Live and don’t die

5 January 2019 9:00 am

Nakhane was twenty-years old when, in the eyes of his community, he became a man. It was aged 20 that…

Activists heeding the Voice

5 January 2019 9:00 am

The Land Rights campaign that took hold in the 1950s has never been about improving the lot of Aborigines but…

The deeper consternation of the Asia Bibi scandal

5 January 2019 9:00 am

By now you are probably familiar with Asia Bibi. Accused of blasphemy while working in the fields near her home…

Meet Paris in a canter

5 January 2019 9:00 am

The choice for Australia at the general election is between a slow or an accelerated decline. Managed decline is à…

Liberals, liberals everywhere

15 December 2018 9:00 am

It is often said that England and America are divided by a common language, and you might as well throw…

The environmental impact of Creation

15 December 2018 9:00 am

In the beginning God floated the idea of creating Heaven and Earth. He was immediately served with an injunction by…

The art of music

15 December 2018 9:00 am

What does classical music, also known as art or serious music, do for us? The state spends vast amounts of…

Turnbullian nightmare

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Don’t go into the Christmas holidays and 2019 thinking the nightmare is over. True, Malcolm Turnbull is no more, at…

Reggae, Ramsay and Beethoven

15 December 2018 9:00 am

The recent news that the form of music known as Reggae is to be added to the Unesco world heritage…

Virtue versus vague values

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Which is preferable: values or virtues? The question might appear overly academic and of little relevance but how it is…

Churchill, Orwell and, er, Shorten

15 December 2018 9:00 am

There probably is some depth of yet-to-be imagined perfidy Malcolm Turnbull or his son, Alex, will descend to before the…

Australian books

15 December 2018 9:00 am

There is the feeling that after ten years of political failures and assorted cultural nonsense the community is yearning for…

Tyranny of the T-bone

15 December 2018 9:00 am

While England was in the middle of tearing itself apart during the Civil War, Oliver Cromwell and his fellow puritans…

The bishop thrown under the bus

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Philip Wilson should be a hero to everyone who cares about justice. With little encouragement beyond the determination to prove…

From red-shirts to red shoes

8 December 2018 9:00 am

Maybe like Dorothy of the ruby red shoes former foreign minister Julie Bishop is hoping that the scarlet stilettos she…