Features Australia

Where’s Waleed (on gay marriage)?

9 September 2017 9:00 am

When the Chinese family who have a café in the small town near me put a sign in their window…

Heroes of Hyde Park

2 September 2017 9:00 am

Captain Cook and Lachlan Macquarie are being hunted down by didactic leftists. Last Friday one of these ‘correctors’ of history…

#Hug a Nazi?

2 September 2017 9:00 am

When the Nazi knifepoint was at Britain’s jugular in 1940 Winston Churchill told the nation that all it could look…

Apology unaccepted

2 September 2017 9:00 am

It was 18 years ago last weekend that then-PM John Howard moved a Motion of Reconciliation, including an expression of…

Silence of the Lams

2 September 2017 9:00 am

Last month Hong Kong celebrated the twentieth anniversary of its 1997 handover. In those far-off days many Hong Kongers felt…

Lack of same sex protection

2 September 2017 9:00 am

The (thankfully) former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs suggested recently that the same-sex marriage debate was…

The roaring ‘silence’

2 September 2017 9:00 am

The notion of a ‘Great Australian Silence’ about Australian history and the treatment of indigenous people might have been accurate…

Man of peace

26 August 2017 9:00 am

By any measure, the trajectory of Sheikh Imam Tawhidi to public prominence has been remarkable. From relative obscurity in South…

Burqas and waffle

26 August 2017 9:00 am

Whatever else may be said about her, Pauline Hanson’s action in wearing a burqa into the Senate, despite the sobbing…

Business/Robbery etc

26 August 2017 9:00 am

Equality of opportunity, not of outcomes; it’s the classic free enterprise backbone of Liberal philosophy. So attacking Bill Shorten’s politics-of-envy…

Hype is renewable

26 August 2017 9:00 am

The announcement of a $650 million solar power plant near the South Australian town of Port Augusta brought forth the…

Silent revolt

26 August 2017 9:00 am

It all started when a contact at the ABC forwarded me a memo which had been circulated to all ABC…

‘I’m offended’ has won

26 August 2017 9:00 am

Earlier in the year, Janet Albrechtsen wrote in the Australian that ‘the cult of taking offence was running rife on…

On the wrong side of history?

26 August 2017 9:00 am

No one wants to be on the wrong side of history. But without hindsight, it can be difficult to work…

Tips, and other tips

19 August 2017 9:00 am

People no longer know how to use restaurants. Maybe they’ve lost the knack. Is it because Australians can’t afford to…

The freedom conundrum

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Recently I attended the Centre for Policy Studies’ Margaret Thatcher Conference on Security 2017 at the august Guildhall in the…

Love is a many-gendered thing

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Dateline anywhere in Australia, three or four years from now. Spring is around the corner and love is in the…

But is it art…?

19 August 2017 9:00 am

In the 1950s a childless couple in the deserts of California set about creating their own family. Calvin and Ruby…

Draining Donald Trump

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Big Brother is now stage centre in American political life. The recent appearance in the Washington Post of the transcript…

Aux bien pensants

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Say Yes to No Just as the appeasement of Nazi Germany ended with Chamberlain’s Declaration of War at 11.15am on…

Jesus in the playground

12 August 2017 9:00 am

It emerged last fortnight that Queensland’s Department of Education wants to ban primary school students from talking about Jesus. Kate…

Our survey proves just how horrible you are

12 August 2017 9:00 am

This month the Australian Human Rights Commission lied to the nation. And it knows it did.  It told Australians that…

Time to toughen up

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Conservatives will never turn back the leftist tide swamping our society unless they adopt the techniques the Left uses to…

The abuse of Richard Dawkins

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Richard Dawkins may not have too many fans within the ranks of Christianity. Throughout his public career he has been…

Cold temperatures in hot water

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is in hot water after revelations that have cast doubt on the reliability and veracity…