Features Australia

Sacrificial notes

11 November 2017 9:00 am

To the Sun Goddess Wong Visiting Canada, I could not fail but note the absence of any significant campaign to…

Business/Robbery etc

4 November 2017 9:00 am

There was no cost/benefit analysis; it was opposed by the government’s financial advisor, the Treasury; it has ballooned over 25…

A tale of two Andrews

4 November 2017 9:00 am

The story of euthanasia in Australia could be dubbed a tale of two Andrews, the good one and the not…

The new censorship

4 November 2017 9:00 am

One thing thoughtful members of my generation were, I think, unquestioning about was this: democratic West Germany had thoroughly repudiated…

Now the Right’s doing it

4 November 2017 9:00 am

In American football, a rare and highly prized commodity is the dual threat quarterback. For those not familiar with the…

Dissent and depravity

4 November 2017 9:00 am

The propagandising of the Australian outpost of the international religious political party Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) supplies the foremost contemporary demonstration…

Dystopic pregnancy

28 October 2017 9:00 am

The mathematical, reading and science skills of Australian school students are in serious decline with the average student now close…

The Multiculti cult

28 October 2017 9:00 am

While it is said that a really bad idea never quite goes away, we could surely try to make multiculturalism…

No charge in electric cars

28 October 2017 9:00 am

Imagine ordering a population to evacuate from the path of a hurricane if they only had electric cars to drive.…

Here we go again

28 October 2017 9:00 am

You don’t need a crystal ball to tell you that the next costly national distraction after the gay marriage circus…

Sex and gender in the British Empire, anyone?

28 October 2017 9:00 am

In 440 BC, the Greek historian Herodotus of Halicarnassus broke with tradition by collecting primary sources and then systematically and…

Getting to the bottom of the military

28 October 2017 9:00 am

But just how diverse and inclusive were the Aztecs?

Free votes: a free reform

21 October 2017 9:00 am

When the dispiriting kabuki theatre that is the same-sex marriage survey finally reaches its denouement next month, focus will again…

Chesterton’s prophesy

21 October 2017 9:00 am

To step back and take a broad view of history is to see a constant and almost incessant Muslim onslaught…

Business/Robbery etc

21 October 2017 9:00 am

BHP’s green-aligned sabotage of the Mineral Council of Australia’s battle to save the Australian coal industry cannot be explained simply…

Climate excuses

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Tony Abbott may have annoyed the climate change mob with his speech in London (see Diary), but a far more…

Decaying one day, enchanting the next

14 October 2017 9:00 am

The private island resort of Bedarra was once a byword for excess: champagne baths were not unheard of. But when…

Energy robber barons

14 October 2017 9:00 am

The car industry were amateurs compared to these guys. During the last great assistance package to the car sector, the…

A world without Christianity

14 October 2017 9:00 am

Not all homosexuals are cowering in corners as they suffer the dreaded hate speech of the same-sex marriage debate; indeed,…

Kiwi cargo cult

14 October 2017 9:00 am

Driving south from Auckland you might well ask why the big volcanoes are spread all over the North Island unlike…

Fear no more the heat o’ the sun

14 October 2017 9:00 am

The Peking duck arrived on a platter the size of a solar dish and the party of prosperous retired couples…

In space, no one can hear you screaming for cash

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Such is the mystique of Elon Musk that he is able to make the absurd declarations that he will launch…

Another Trek

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Paul Swart, 86, was a kind man of great compassion and his face mirrored those qualities. Mr Swart helped 30…

The war we don’t know how to fight

7 October 2017 9:00 am

One day, perhaps before it is too late, Turnbull, Brandis, Shorten and co. and their fellow members of the political…

Tim’s tawdry trick

7 October 2017 9:00 am

As the saying goes, if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. So naturally, when the…