Features Australia

Business/Robbery etc

27 January 2018 9:00 am

Now that Sam Dastyari is at last about to give up his $200,000 a year Senate salary for Kristina Keneally’s…

Crossing the Jordan

27 January 2018 9:00 am

The ABC, for all its tax-voracious ‘local content’, loves showing British programmes – which is just as well because with…

Losing the battle for Britain

27 January 2018 9:00 am

Q: What’s the connection between jazz great Thelonious Monk and a dachshund called Charlie Barker? A: A cartoonist named Michael…

Border wars

27 January 2018 9:00 am

At the end of last year the European Union delivered an ultimatum to the Polish government. It gave the administration…

Beats at the barber shop

27 January 2018 9:00 am

If there is one prop that sticks out in the Barber Shop Chronicles it is the mirror. At the end…

Foundations laid in 1788

27 January 2018 9:00 am

Amanda Vanstone recently chose to reveal that neither she, nor indeed, anyone she knew, would be celebrating the arrival of…

Strong men armed?

20 January 2018 9:00 am

G. K. Chesterton wrote in The Everlasting Man that Christianity has died many times but always somehow – miraculously –…

Catholics needed in the fight for freedom

20 January 2018 9:00 am

Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa – how much longer does the breast-beating have to go on? The Royal…

Conserve what?

20 January 2018 9:00 am

If, like me, you are a small government, strong borders and national defence, lots of free speech and as little…

On culture, parenting and education

20 January 2018 9:00 am

The Sydney Morning Herald recently announced that the NSW Education Minister, Rob Stokes, is considering opening up the selective schools…

Aux bien pensants

20 January 2018 9:00 am

Drive-by media’s bias against Trump The reporting of the 2016 presidential election can hardly be celebrated as the media’s finest…

Blasphemy or art?

13 January 2018 9:00 am

When Indonesian artist Arahmaia-ni Feisal first exhibited Lingga-Yoni, she received death threats. Against scrawled Arabic script, the 1994 artwork showed…

Have a great Invasion Day

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Like a national sports event, the annual Australia Day clash between patriotism and shame is upon us again. It’s a…

Business/Robbery etc

13 January 2018 9:00 am

It’s not President Trump’s corporate tax cuts, or even the retailer-busting arrival of Amazon to these shores that poses the…

Letter from Beijing

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Political extravaganzas in China, like October’s 19th Communist Party Congress, aren’t policy turning points. They are theatre. Only one of…

Nightmares from the Nineties

13 January 2018 9:00 am

The release of the Keating Cabinet papers was an opportunity for the Left to salivate over one of their politico-cultural…

In the dark

13 January 2018 9:00 am

When I was very young (it must have been before I was sent to boarding school at the age of…

Keep on tweeting, Mr President

13 January 2018 9:00 am

There are two ways to judge a president or a prime minister. That which is true is based on policy,…

How to win the West (back)

6 January 2018 9:00 am

In the last few months, the concept of ‘Western Civilisation’ has received significant coverage in the Australian press. In the…

Hippier times

6 January 2018 9:00 am

It seemed an odd place for a full-strength contingent of NSW police to set up a sobriety checkpoint, this long,…

The mitigation fantasy

6 January 2018 9:00 am

President Macron marked the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change by convening a ‘One Planet Summit’ in…

A ruined life in the one-way war

6 January 2018 9:00 am

Adam Smith warned on the criminalising of emotions – hate crimes – in the Theory af Moral Sentiments, published in…

Guilty

6 January 2018 9:00 am

A decision by Justice Elizabeth Fullerton is due imminently in the case of malicious prosecution brought by Gordon Wood against…

Skid marks in the desert

16 December 2017 9:00 am

My time was up. Skid marks in the desert after three decades and six years. You don’t run out of…

Business/Robbery etc

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Forcing the deferral of the government’s vital superannuation industry reforms by terrorising cross-bench Senators with electoral political threats only serves…