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Hail to The Chief

10 November 2018 9:00 am

The US mid-term elections are the most important in recent history and not just for Americans. Since 1788, Australia has…

Stand for something, ScoMo

3 November 2018 9:00 am

Prime Minister Scott Morrison may be bruised by Malcolm Turnbull’s bile-laden farewell present, the Wentworth by-election.  But this atypical Turnbull-loving,…

All trick, no treat

27 October 2018 9:00 am

The election to parliament of the ghoulish political figure of Dr Kerryn Phelps on the eve of Hallowe’en seems, alas,…

Bill Shorten, drunken sailor

20 October 2018 9:00 am

When Bill Shorten tried to make Question Time hay of Malcolm Turnbull’s political demise, to gales of backbench laughter Prime…

Scott, don’t go to Poland

13 October 2018 9:00 am

This week’s IPCC report, with yet another deadline for action to avert climate ‘catastrophe’, deserves push-back from Australia. Instead of…

Juvenile and clueless

6 October 2018 9:00 am

‘Juvenile and clueless’ is how the Australian’s esteemed Editor-at-Large Paul Kelly deems the suggestion by Liberals and conservatives (including many…

Aunty’s dropped her bloomers

29 September 2018 9:00 am

There’s delicious irony in sacked managing director of the ABC, Michelle Guthrie, being replaced by a man. Having pursued the…

Turnbull’s Costa Concordia

22 September 2018 9:00 am

In 2012, the liner Costa Concordia struck a rock just off the Italian coast. The huge ship capsized and sank,…

Turnbull’s political suicide

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The Canberra press gallery can’t work out why their favourite Liberal is no longer prime minister because they have almost…

Satisfaction guaranteed

8 September 2018 9:00 am

‘It’s wonderful to be here, it’s certainly a thrill. You’re such a lovely audience, we’d like to take you home…

Thanks for nothing, Malcolm

1 September 2018 9:00 am

One thing we can be sure of is that the Liberal prime minister who once tried to join the Labor…

It was Mr Turnbull wot dunnit

25 August 2018 9:00 am

As we go to press, it’s unclear whether the inevitable second round of the Liberal party spill drama will already…

Outrage over Anning

18 August 2018 9:00 am

It goes without saying that the use of the two words ‘final solution’ in a parliamentary maiden speech about immigration,…

NEG? No thanks

11 August 2018 9:00 am

Back in July 2014, The Spectator Australia was ridiculed by the luvvies for running a self-congratulatory cover crowing about the…

Yesterday’s news

4 August 2018 9:00 am

What a week. The so-called demise of Fairfax one day, the threatened demise of Malcolm Turnbull the next. The luvvies…

Great betrayal, Part II

28 July 2018 9:00 am

The news that, behind our backs, the team that signed us up to the greatest betrayal of this nation by…

King Coal’s reign not over yet

21 July 2018 9:00 am

When it comes to power generation, only two things matter. One, ensuring a sufficient and reliable supply of electricity to…

GST money for nothing

14 July 2018 9:00 am

Paul Keating once warned about never getting between state premiers and a bucket of money.  Since 1999, that bucket has…

It’s coming back…

7 July 2018 9:00 am

In 2013, the Australian people thought they’d tossed the pernicious carbon tax out for good. And with it, the job-destroying,…

Humbug, hypocrisy and duplicity

30 June 2018 9:00 am

It’s hard to avoid the conclusion that Australia’s current energy policy is close to being insane. We are the world’s…

Millennial marxism

23 June 2018 9:00 am

The Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 1996, is the smartest, best-educated, most tech-savvy generation that has ever walked this…

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…