Features Australia

Libs must now lead

15 June 2019 9:00 am

The euphoria is understandable. After trailing Labor in the polls throughout the last parliament, the Liberals can be forgiven a…

Press and government at war. Thank heavens

15 June 2019 9:00 am

The suggestion that Australia may well be the world’s most secretive democracy is even more ludicrous when we consider its…

They’re a weird religious mob

8 June 2019 9:00 am

‘I cannot believe in this election that there is a discussion even under way that gay people will go to…

The Donald next door

8 June 2019 9:00 am

From tomorrow, and for a few days thereafter, my wife and I will have a new neighbour here in London. …

Race has no place

8 June 2019 9:00 am

All Australians are equal. Our legal status should not be determined by our skin colour or our race.   This clear…

The Greening and Fall of European Civilisation

8 June 2019 9:00 am

The European Parliament election results are in, and the Guardian has proclaimed a ‘green wave’. Winning roughly 9 per cent…

Fact-checker? What about a bias-checker?

8 June 2019 9:00 am

ABC chair Ita Buttrose has got interested in the bias issue. Melbourne ABC 774 Drive host Rafael Epstein fished last…

Business/Robbery etc

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Forget any post-election hubris. This may turn out to have been an election worth losing. And that is quite apart…

Adani – a cautionary tale

8 June 2019 9:00 am

On May 24, through gritted teeth, the ABC reported, ‘Adani’s final environmental hurdles set to be finalised within three weeks,…

Treading the boards with Bin Laden

8 June 2019 9:00 am

The Seymour recently completed a season of a play with the intriguing title Osama bin Laden. The banner read: ‘My…

The science is settled

8 June 2019 9:00 am

The science is settled. Not in relation to the increasingly discredited theory that man-made global warming is having a signal…

GetUp!’s road to nowhere

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Australia owes a debt of gratitude to GetUp!, the George Soros funded outfit with an almost missionary zeal against conservatism.…

Pride and priorities

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, used to be thought of as the King’s Cross of Melbourne. It was the heart of…

The public humiliation diet

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Last month, the UK’s version of Jerry Springer, The Jeremy Kyle Show, was cancelled after a guest suicided post-recording. Steve…

May finally exits, stage left

1 June 2019 9:00 am

I have been on sabbatical now, living in London, since the beginning of this year. During that whole time I…

Emissions Notes

1 June 2019 9:00 am

We’ll never leave Paris

The climate conundrum

1 June 2019 9:00 am

All political philosophies are rational according to their own logic. Even reprehensible and morally repugnant ideologies can appear logical if…

Secretive media office exposed

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Operating from the bowels of Parliament House is the highly secretive OCPC, the Office of Commentariat and Polling Coordination. Despite…

ScoMoses

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Scott Morrison, having parted Labor’s red sea and led his astonished people to the promised land, must seize his Moses…

If the ABC is so trustworthy, why isn’t anybody watching it?

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Here’s a  question. Who said this recently, about the ABC: ‘The ABC is one of Australia’s most important institutions. Now,…

Business/Robbery etc

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Bob Hawke and Sir Peter Abeles; Bill Shorten and Anthony Pratt. What is it that attracts such close friendships between…

The sloppiest suicide note

25 May 2019 9:00 am

‘No-one saw it coming,’ the shocked commentariat claimed. Goodness.  Where are the ABC’s fact checkers when you need them? In…

The immigration iceberg

25 May 2019 9:00 am

In the Middle Ages the periodic return of plague from the Middle East to communities throughout Europe killed off possibly…

It was The Speccie wot won it

25 May 2019 9:00 am

‘No body saw it coming,’ the mainstream media repeated endlessly when results emerged on Saturday evening 18 May, contrary to…

Dirty dancing with Fannie and Freddie

18 May 2019 9:00 am

You don’t need a crystal ball to see that whoever wins our federal election, the taxpayer is going to be…