Features Australia

Trump’s toughness

29 September 2018 9:00 am

Let’s talk quotas, ignoring social media morons and Trump’s toughness. The first topic has to do with all those laments…

Business/Robbery etc

22 September 2018 9:00 am

As disasters go, 9/11 is now much less of a problem for the world than 9/15. There are no widespread…

Dispatches from the conservative frontline

22 September 2018 9:00 am

In early 2017, as feminists in pink pussy hats marched in shocked outrage at the election of President Trump, a…

Revenge of the Queen Bees

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Three girls in school tunics and battered hats are firing a machine gun in the quad. ‘Girls, girls, a little…

The war of the world

22 September 2018 9:00 am

To properly understand the trend of world political events in recent years, it is essential to appreciate that a titanic…

Aux bien pensants

22 September 2018 9:00 am

You can’t walk on both sides of the street, PM If the Coalition were to go to the general election…

Stolen land? Tell that to the Berbers

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Last month, Greens Senator Dr Mehreen Faruqi spoke some of the most misguided and divisive words heard in parliament in…

Upsetting Maggie

15 September 2018 9:00 am

I had certainly not intended to upset Margaret Thatcher when I joined the Times in 1987 but when we met…

Sovereignty is sacred

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Increasingly, many if not most Australian, British, American and other Western politicians have been imposing policies the people would never…

Toasting Brexit

15 September 2018 9:00 am

When Yes, Prime Minister’s Sir Humphrey explained in 1986 to his PM that the determination of the British Foreign Office…

Wizards of Oz revisiting UK

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Late in 1969 in Australian ports I was one of the many deck officers in the merchant navy in a…

The Spectator Anglo-Australia Forum

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The Aussie sun shone down over a glistening Sydney harbour only metres from where the First Fleet landed back in…

It was 10 years ago today…

8 September 2018 9:00 am

I have been a regular to semi-regular writer for The Spectator Australia pretty much from the start and for all…

Plus ça change…

8 September 2018 9:00 am

I was stopped at the pub a few weeks ago by a middle-aged bloke, who identified himself to me as…

Conservative bigot on campus tour

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Last month a bedraggled bunch of chilled protestors gathered on the frosty lawns of La Trobe University protesting the proposed…

10 years, covered

8 September 2018 9:00 am

One of the great joys of editing The Spectator Australia is seeing – late on a Wednesday evening – the…

Business/Robbery etc

8 September 2018 9:00 am

It’s the customary corporate cop-out. Big business these days is more risk-averse than entrepreneurial. So the business lobby groups have…

Reincarnation of the elites

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Compliant always with John O’Sullivan’s First Law that all organisations not actively leaning right will, over time, become left-wing, The…

Dumping Turnbull

1 September 2018 9:00 am

At a funeral, there are those who are in mourning and those who are merely paying their respects. For the…

Honouring Abbott

1 September 2018 9:00 am

If Malcolm Turnbull’s mainstream and social media defenders have their way, the parliamentary Liberal party’s mayhem last week will be…

It’s Paris, stupid

1 September 2018 9:00 am

A year ago I urged the Liberal National Party to lance the pustule of Paris, proposing at the Queensland LNP…

Turnbull’s ‘progressive’ legacy

1 September 2018 9:00 am

In August 2011 the Australian American Leadership Dialogue talkfest convened in Perth and one of its sessions was a panel…

Del-Con Notes

1 September 2018 9:00 am

I am outraged to learn you’ve cheated on me, absolutely outraged’, says the husband to his wife. Only the man…

That Jewish problem

25 August 2018 9:00 am

I recently wrote of anti-Semitism in the US Presbyterian Church. It would, however, be wrong to suggest this is an…

Police and thugs

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Victoria Police has been brought into disrepute lately by unfortunate bureaucratic decisions with tragic political consequences. At first gradual and…