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Whip out 18C

16 June 2018 9:00 am

Another week, and another slap in the face from a major university to the hard-working taxpayers of mainstream Australia –…

Western Civ rules – OK!

9 June 2018 9:00 am

According to the the Times Higher Education Supplement, there is only one Australian university in the world’s top fifty: the…

Friends like these

2 June 2018 9:00 am

The Liberal-National coalition lately has been showing signs of electoral recovery. Malcolm Turnbull’s and Scott Morrison’s budget was generally well-received.…

Congratulations Julie, Malcolm

26 May 2018 9:00 am

So it seems that somebody finally picked up that pristine copy of The Spectator Australia that is usually left untouched…

Betraying Trump and Israel

19 May 2018 9:00 am

The decision by Australia to boycott the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem is yet another in a long…

Mr Morrison’s budget gamble

12 May 2018 9:00 am

A broken clock is right twice a day.  When it comes to accuracy and reliability, that’s infinitely better than federal…

Battle fronts

5 May 2018 9:00 am

Australia sits at a critical crossroads, where the damage from the Left’s long march through all our institutions can either…

Act on rogue bankers, PM

28 April 2018 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s contortions over the banking royal commission highlight the Prime Minister being so right yet so wrong.  His government…

In praise of Israel (1)

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Free speech has a new champion, and his name is Israel Folau. And once again, the corporate, political and media…

No time for goodies and giveaways

14 April 2018 9:00 am

After 30 consecutive losing Newspolls, knives are out for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Peter Dutton, Scott Morrison, Julie Bishop and…

Monash

7 April 2018 9:00 am

According to his biographer Geoffrey Serle, in the 1920s Sir John Monash was ‘broadly accepted, not just in Victoria, as…

Resurrection unlikely

31 March 2018 9:00 am

Could there be a better time of year than this for the Australian cricket team to decide to crucify themselves,…

Window display

24 March 2018 9:00 am

On too many fronts, the Turnbull government’s embarrassing timidity is constantly on display. It is a timorousness fuelled as much…

Manna from Shorten

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Just when the thirtieth consecutive Newspoll loss for the Turnbull government is looming, and it looks ‘Goodnight Irene’ for Malcolm…

Marshmallow fists

10 March 2018 9:00 am

The tragedy is that even if Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull were to ‘take the gloves off’ in his battle with…

Trump, Turnbull, McCormack

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Conservative and mainstream Australians can only sit idly by and watch the ‘Trump revolution’ with a mixture of envy and…

Bucking Barnaby

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Something doesn’t quite add up. On the one hand, the Prime Minister’s spouse, Lucy Turnbull, proudly announces via a soft…

Exorcising Malcolm

17 February 2018 9:00 am

Those close to the Prime Minister talk of ‘good Malcolm’ versus ‘bad Malcolm’ – the two sides to Mr Turnbull’s…

To stay or go?

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Senator Lucy Gichuhi’s decision to sit with the Liberal Party is a small but important step militating against the fragmentation…

Shorten’s integrity trick

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Now that same-sex marriage is out of the way, the banking royal commission hastily agreed to, and the Australia Day…

Mr Abbott’s agenda

27 January 2018 9:00 am

The once and possibly future Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, this week started 2018 strongly. Writing for the Australian and speaking…

Save Australia Day

20 January 2018 9:00 am

There is only one way for Australians to show their contempt for the stifling political correctness and bullying left-wing activism…

Trial by #metoo media

13 January 2018 9:00 am

The Golden Globe awards have come and gone, with Hollywood emblackening itself and making self-righteous declarations against sexual harassment and…

True friend?

6 January 2018 9:00 am

Exactly a year ago on this page and on our cover we denounced the Obama administration-sponsored United Nations Security Council…

Season of goodwill

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Australians deserve a long, hot, glorious summer of beaches and barbies and to indulge themselves in a joyous Christmas break…