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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…

Two-faced on Israel

9 December 2017 9:00 am

Australia has stood against the more rotten and anti-Semitic resolutions of the United Nations. Now, however, it has distinguished itself…

Queensland was about you, Malcolm

2 December 2017 9:00 am

The Queensland election has come and gone. While votes are still being counted, it’s clear premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and her…

Good government ‘canceled’

25 November 2017 9:00 am

The decision to cancel this coming week’s sitting of parliament is typical of the entire Turnbull Political Methodology: obfuscate, prevaricate,…

Yessssssss

18 November 2017 9:00 am

The devil is in the detail. And the snakes are in the grass. This week’s cover by Sarah Dudley and…

New Year’s election?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

What a mess; and, for once, it didn’t start with Malcolm Turnbull. The citizenship fiasco is a consequence of the…

Julie? No thanks

4 November 2017 9:00 am

There is now a real prospect that Julie Bishop will become our next Prime Minister. Alas, such an outcome would…

Age of Endarkenment

28 October 2017 9:00 am

All around us, we are seeing the cultural lights of Western civilisation flickering, if not being dimmed or even switched…

Just another hoax

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Two out of three ain’t bad. Or so we are supposed to believe. So let’s start by accepting that the…

Goats, volcanoes and Turnbull

14 October 2017 9:00 am

‘Contrary to the breathless assertions that climate change is behind every weather event, in Australia, the floods are not bigger,…

Grateful, not dead

7 October 2017 9:00 am

As is the case after every horrific mass shooting in the United States, Australians not directly affected by the events…

Absolutely nothing

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Once more we are being asked to believe the unbelievable. Once again the usual suspects in the media and politics…

Happy New Year

23 September 2017 9:00 am

As with the Chinese New Year, Ramadan, and other festive occasions on our multicultural calendar, the ten-day period from Rosh…

Our energy farce

16 September 2017 9:00 am

What a mess! Australia has the world’s largest readily available supplies of coal, gas and uranium yet our power prices…

The conservative case for SSM

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Is there a credible conservative case for voting Yes to same-sex marriage? This critical question has been addressed by, among…

The Great Cultural Swindle

2 September 2017 9:00 am

Forget about the ‘culture wars’. What Australia, and indeed the West, is now being subjected to, and in many ways…

Burqas and bigots

26 August 2017 9:00 am

When the first pictures emerged of Afghan women celebrating the demise of the Taliban by scornfully tearing off their blue…