Features Australia

Jaded by Jacinda

24 August 2019 9:00 am

On a Pacific cruise ship recently, passengers were subjected to a rant by an Australian ‘comedian’ – a word now…

Ice-pack of lies

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Unfortunately, critical scientific research does not always filter through to the public. Consequently, climate alarmists are getting away with blue…

Moment of evil

24 August 2019 9:00 am

It was a moment of sheer evil. This was when the closely guarded secret bill to allow the killing of…

Litmus test for the Libs

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Despite ScoMo’s ‘miracle’ victory over the now almost forgotten Bill Shorten, and much Liberal party celebrating over the apparent return…

Molotov’s poisonous cocktail

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Yesterday’s 80th anniversary of the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, the curtain-raiser for Hitler’s invasion of Poland a week later,…

Keneally sells out

17 August 2019 9:00 am

It is not the easiest thing in the world to cause a stir among conservatives. They are often described as…

Business/Robbery etc

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Having turned 80 last month and 12 years out of office, Australia’s 25th Prime Minister John Winston Howard’s occasional and…

The day the news died

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Hollywood blockbusters are not normally the place one finds insight, but a new action thriller recently provided an unexpected reflection…

Nihilism nirvana

17 August 2019 9:00 am

If you were to believe some politicians and journalists, the recent mass killings in El Paso, Texas and Christchurch, New…

We are only half-reconciled

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Senator Pat Dodson, often called the ‘father of reconciliation’, said last week that political leaders had failed to reconcile with…

Four freedoms

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Is it time for Australia to legislate for a minimalist bill of rights? Now, before you scream ‘Not as long…

True leadership personified

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Although Napoleon said that every soldier carries a field-marshal’s baton in his knapsack, great leaders are rare. Since Churchill, the…

NSW botches abortion

17 August 2019 9:00 am

‘The sound of men arguing over our personal reproductive health choices hurts my ears and it offends my very core,’…

Daughter slaughter

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Exactly twenty-five years ago, August 1994, Australia’s leading practitioner of late-term abortion gave a lecture at Monash University on ‘Abortion…

The Year My Woke Broke

10 August 2019 9:00 am

When Prince Harry revealed, in the issue of Vogue his wife guest-edited, that they would only have two children ‘to…

Doing the Makarrata

10 August 2019 9:00 am

So here we go again. What I will call ‘Atsic mark II’ is currently getting pollies, journos and lawyers in…

The G-G should resign

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Australia’s constitutional system cannot function properly with a Governor-General inserting himself into contemporary political debate. If the current Governor-General wishes…

Australia’s content laws are just so… European

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Australians love Netflix. If statistics are to be believed, roughly half of all Australians have a Netflix subscriber in their…

2018 Thawley Essay prize winner

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The great Groucho Marx once joked that he didn’t want to belong to any club that would have him as…

A culture of death imposed by deceit

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The adoption of an abortion law so extreme it sanctions the killing of any innocent who dares survive has been…

When the music stops

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Slowly, Australians are awakening from their deep 28 years slumber. For nearly three decades, they have slept secure in the…

Business/Robbery etc

3 August 2019 9:00 am

ScoMo, please steer clear of anything to do with superannuation. Your unfortunate experience when Treasurer should have shown you that…

Political correctness eats at the soul of the West

3 August 2019 9:00 am

I first wrote about political correctness in 1993 after buying a copy of The Official Politically Correct Dictionary & Handbook…

Boris’s second D-Day

3 August 2019 9:00 am

The chances of the UK freeing itself from EU control improved no end last week. In his first statement to…

End of the world, again

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Is it just me, or does the Apocalypse seem to roll around earlier and earlier each year? We’re supposed to…