Features Australia

Guilt by association

30 November 2019 9:00 am

It was inevitable that Prince Andrew’s interview would be used to support a push for a politicians’ republic. Janet Albrechtsen…

Science friction

23 November 2019 9:00 am

In recent weeks, we have seen yet another public statement from scientists (in the journal Bioscience) prophesying an approaching climate…

Business/Robbery etc

23 November 2019 9:00 am

When BHP changes CEO on January 1, and a practical mining man takes over, hopefully the world’s biggest miner will…

Close encounters of the royal kind

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Prince Andrew has a dangerous habit of trusting the wrong people. Like Emily Maitlis. Why the prince put his faith…

Political correctness kills

23 November 2019 9:00 am

On the third of October, 2019, Mickael Harpon went to work at police headquarters on the Île de la Cité…

Yes, we have a truth emergency

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Last Monday the Australian described ABC journos organising a ‘solutions journalism’ approach to what they call the ‘climate crisis’. This…

Frydenberg’s fantasy federalism

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Josh Frydenberg, the Treasurer of Australia and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, last week wrote an opinion piece in…

When woke comes to town

23 November 2019 9:00 am

The Australian leg of U2’s Joshua Tree tour is almost over and everyone can relax. Bono will slip his clothes…

Water, water everywhere

23 November 2019 9:00 am

These words from Coleridge’s great poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, could have been the theme of the 2018…

Rampant antisemitism

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Australia was recently shaken to learn of the horrifying news of two blatantly antisemitic incidents within Melbourne’s public schools. One…

Dutton’s dinner diary

16 November 2019 9:00 am

I want to speak as a proud member of the Abbott cabinet, but I also want to speak as a…

Allan, James Allan

16 November 2019 9:00 am

I have to confess that I’m a little bit insulted that no one in the totally impartial and apolitical Commonwealth…

Fran’s feminist fascists

16 November 2019 9:00 am

‘I thought there would be a range of views on this in the panel,’ said wannabe full-time Q&A host Fran…

The carbon dioxide trap

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Many people who discuss climate change believe that if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rise so does the Earth’s temperature. This…

Labor’s lamentable loss

16 November 2019 9:00 am

The question Labor grandees Craig Emerson and Jay Weatherill should have asked in their review of the ALP’s loss in…

Lefties’ shaggy dog story

9 November 2019 9:00 am

At this distance, it’s hard to credit the derangement of the US leftist media over Donald Trump. The president had…

Since records began

9 November 2019 9:00 am

If we are being asked to shut down our coal export industry and the 48 coal turbines that supply 75…

Brother, can you spare a solar panel?

9 November 2019 9:00 am

In the immortal words of Kermit the Frog, it’s not easy being Green and no-one knows that better than Mike…

My finest hour

9 November 2019 9:00 am

Every journalist dreams of the scoop that will make his name. Ten years ago this month I finally got mine…

Letter from Japan

9 November 2019 9:00 am

With ubiquitous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples proclaiming the nationwide universality of religious belief, Japan is the ideal location for…

A bill of rights? Kel horreur!

9 November 2019 9:00 am

Kel Richards’ proposal in these pages for a bill of rights (‘Conservative Notes’, 2 November 2019) as a solution to…

Out like Flynn

9 November 2019 9:00 am

James Flynn is not an obvious enigma, even if he does hold the distinction of possibly being the only scholar…

Treachery of the elites

9 November 2019 9:00 am

The greatest struggle in the West, and especially amongst the English-speaking nations, is an internal one. This is not to…

Shark bait

2 November 2019 9:00 am

‘That moment when they lock eyes and they acknowledge you, it’s hard to put it into words,’ a clearly smitten…

Boys unburden their load

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Last week, news broke that something terrible had happened on Melbourne’s public transport. It wasn’t violence, drug taking, or vomiting—these…