Features Australia

The Curate’s NEG

27 April 2019 9:00 am

It’s been all the fun of the fair as a 10-day long weekend gave voters a chance to observe the…

Galileo wins court case

27 April 2019 9:00 am

‘Vindicated. The score is 17-nil, the judge’s findings were damning. It could not have gone better,’ Professor Peter Ridd explains…

Business/Robbery etc

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Tell him he’s dreamin’. There is no way Bill Shorten’s 50 per cent hike in capital gains tax will raise…

Do Labor intend to ‘recognise’ a terrorist state?

27 April 2019 9:00 am

The designation of the Palestinian Authority (PA) as a terrorist organisation would have major implications for Australia’s foreign policy and…

The dambuster

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Even after 52 years I can still vividly recall Dr Barnes Wallis, inventor of the ‘skipping’ bombs which breached the…

Barry did a naughty thing

27 April 2019 9:00 am

It is a truth that ought to be universally acknowledged that the one thing missing from modern comedy festivals is…

Our lady of Paris and our man Folau

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Is it too much to hope that in our multicultural society there might still be found space for the culture…

Rocket science

20 April 2019 9:00 am

The news has finally reached us over here in London. Australia is going to have an election. The choice will…

Compensating abuse

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Here’s a piece of news you won’t get from the ABC or the ex-Fairfax press. It concerns the gold-and-wool-rich provincial…

Whatever happened to the flapping butterfly?

20 April 2019 9:00 am

The confluence of mathematics and science provides us with proof and certainty. It is also beautiful: think of Einstein’s theory…

Whiffy-leaks

20 April 2019 9:00 am

If fish and visitors stink in three days, as Benjamin Franklin advised, it’s easy to see how Wikileaks founder Julian…

Aussie Maggie

20 April 2019 9:00 am

It is an irony and paradox that successful conservatism often requires radical solutions. So it was with Margaret Thatcher’s revolution…

A prayer for the West

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Symbolism matters. It’s why the Muslim call to prayer rang out across New Zealand after the Christchurch massacre, and why…

Smoking out the neo-coms

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Among the many considerable services Tony Abbott has rendered Australia, one was to persuade the late Paul Ramsay to endow…

Sleepwalking to oblivion

13 April 2019 9:00 am

‘Europe is sleepwalking into oblivion, and the people of Europe need to wake up before it is too late. If…

A Defence Force slowly dying

13 April 2019 9:00 am

The Australian Defence Force is shooting itself in the foot over political correctness. But venturing opinions on PC is reminiscent…

Why not ‘Welcome to Christianity’?

13 April 2019 9:00 am

Imagine the outcry by the inner city limousine Left and the free-trade, almond latte drinkers if the Victorian Labor government…

Let’s deplatform the deplatformers

13 April 2019 9:00 am

When controversial Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson toured Australia and New Zealand in February, tickets sold out in days. In Brisbane,…

Six sins of Shorten

13 April 2019 9:00 am

The impending federal election will be a referendum on economic policy, the like of which Australia hasn’t seen since 1993.…

Business/Robbery etc

13 April 2019 9:00 am

The contribution to Australia’s cultural life by my old friend and long-standing colleague Peter Coleman demonstrated that to be an…

Doomed yoof

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Asians need not fear the Australian Labor party, but they should lock up their kids. Labor ‘yoof’ is on the…

Black and white clouds over New Zealand

6 April 2019 9:00 am

The Christchurch mosque massacres of March 15 brought out the best and the worst in New Zealanders. The best was…

Vale Peter Coleman

6 April 2019 9:00 am

William Peter Coleman (15 December 1928 – 31 March 2019) was that increasingly rare creature in contemporary Australia, a great…

Useful idiots at the ABC

6 April 2019 9:00 am

ABC’s Four Corners remains proud of Sarah Ferguson’s three-part nothingburger last June about President Trump’s Russia collusion – its ‘story…

Sneak peek

6 April 2019 9:00 am

When Rone first conceived of Empire – his vast sensory installation in an abandoned Dandenong Ranges mansion – he never…