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11 July 2020 9:00 am

Since my column confessing to a lifetime of white supremacy and worshipping at the altar of colonialism, many readers have…

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13 June 2020 9:00 am

You might think that the law is old, stodgy, stuck in the past and opposed to reform. It is all…

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6 June 2020 9:00 am

The Liberal party certainly had a close shave in getting rid of Malcolm Turnbull before the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic hit…

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18 April 2020 9:00 am

I seem to be the only person in this country who is not cock-a-hoop about the lavish government package to…

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11 April 2020 9:00 am

The Liberal Party Economic Research Unit, operating from its bijou office in Karl Marx House in Canberra, has been responsible…

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4 April 2020 9:00 am

What with all the monumental stuff-ups by the public authorities in the campaign against coronavirus, it is not surprising that…

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28 March 2020 9:00 am

As you know, the Spectator Australia Social Research Unit, operating behind heavily fortified premises in Canberra, has long been involved…

Biden is it

21 March 2020 9:00 am

Give me sleepiness

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14 March 2020 9:00 am

As Chairman of Apologies Inc. I am pleased to report that we have had another bumper year and that business…

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29 February 2020 9:00 am

As is obvious from recent events, we live in times where it is not enough to disagree with someone and…

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21 February 2020 10:00 pm

Scott Morrison may not realise it, but he has just been thrown a lifeline by the High Court that could…

Masochism and sadism

15 February 2020 9:00 am

STOP PRESS We have just had to stop the presses that were printing the new edition of Brown’s Political Dictionary…

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7 February 2020 10:00 pm

For a while there, I thought that my credentials on climate change were pretty good. As I explained to my…

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1 February 2020 9:00 am

There is an air of inevitability about the predicament facing the former sports minister Bridget McKenzie over the sports grants…

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24 January 2020 10:00 pm

After weeks of tough negotiating and heart-wrenching self-examination, I am delighted to announce that I am embarking on a transition…

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18 January 2020 9:00 am

The decision that the Morrison government seems to have taken to appoint a royal commission into the bush fires is…

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11 January 2020 9:00 am

As Chairman of the Board at Thyme magazine, I am thrilled to welcome you to this year’s award of Sneer…

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21 December 2019 9:00 am

My problem with Christmas is that it is all ‘give, give, give.’ Whatever happened to ‘take, take, take’? Taking is…

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14 December 2019 9:00 am

The newly elected Morrison government is now just over six months old, so it is probably a good time for…

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7 December 2019 9:00 am

I don’t like writing in support of politicians. It only encourages them. But Scott Morrison has been subjected to such…

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23 November 2019 9:00 am

New York is a difficult place to get a handle on just how the place works. But despite this, every…

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9 November 2019 9:00 am

I had just settled down in Air Canada’s luxury airliner that would whisk me across the Pacific to Vancouver and…

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2 November 2019 9:00 am

I am catching up on writing my award-winning treatise on practical politics. Here are three general principles about politics on…

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26 October 2019 9:00 am

This week marks the 50th anniversary of my election to the House of Representatives on 25 October, 1969. What has…

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19 October 2019 9:00 am

I need your help. I am applying to the Australia Council for a literary grant and I need a few…