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14 October 2017 9:00 am

There was something touchingly naïve about the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear…

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7 October 2017 9:00 am

I have been making a sort of trial balance on the same-sex marriage campaign; not the nitty gritty of the…

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30 September 2017 9:00 am

Here at the Spectator Australia Electoral Reform Unit we are pressing on with our major project to improve the electoral…

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16 September 2017 9:00 am

What an amazing contrast. Here I am in Bayreuth, Bavaria, to see Richard Wagner’s monumental Ring Cycle, probably the greatest…

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19 August 2017 9:00 am

You might think that with the nation mesmerised by the proposal to legalise marriage between consenting New Zealand sheep farmers,…

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12 August 2017 9:00 am

I was absolutely thrilled to read that Senator Arthur Sinodinos will not be prosecuted by the New South Wales  Independent…

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29 July 2017 9:00 am

I am indebted to the public-spirited citizen who sent me the charter drawn up by Male Champions of Change and…

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22 July 2017 9:00 am

It looks as if Australia is going well in its campaign to win a seat on the United Nations Human…

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8 July 2017 9:00 am

Despite what certain scurrilous publications have said about him, no doubt to foment discord in an otherwise harmonious party, I…

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24 June 2017 9:00 am

I should stop saying I am surprised by this or that decision of the Turnbull government. But last week’s one…

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17 June 2017 9:00 am

I am genuinely concerned for the welfare of the leading figures in the Liberal party. I don’t mean I am…

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10 June 2017 9:00 am

A sigh of relief swept through Australia on budget night when Prime Minister Trumble announced that he had discovered the…

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13 May 2017 9:00 am

Give credit where it is due, my mother used to say. So I must congratulate the Prime Minister on his…

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22 April 2017 9:00 am

As readers know, I have been engaged for the last year on a search for the ideal job. Having spent…

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8 April 2017 9:00 am

What a surprise! The newly appointed chairman of the ABC, Justin Milne plans to do nothing about bias on the…

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25 March 2017 9:00 am

The government deserves two cheers for its changes to Section 18C which may do something towards restoring free speech. But…

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18 March 2017 9:00 am

My sadness at Bill Leak’s death is compounded by the fact that I never met him. But his influence on…

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4 March 2017 9:00 am

All good things come to an end and in my case I am rapidly coming to the end of one…

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2 March 2017 3:00 pm

All good things come to an end and in my case I am rapidly coming to the end of one…

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11 February 2017 9:00 am

Until a few days ago I was planning to start this column with: ‘Have you noticed how the heat has…

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9 February 2017 3:00 pm

Until a few days ago I was planning to start this column with: ‘Have you noticed how the heat has…

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4 February 2017 9:00 am

A few weeks ago I told you about two particularly nasty and brutal attacks on our local jewelry store in…

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2 February 2017 3:00 pm

A few weeks ago I told you about two particularly nasty and brutal attacks on our local jewelry store in…

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28 January 2017 9:00 am

One day about 20 years ago, I was walking down Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, giving a word of encouragement here…

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26 January 2017 3:00 pm

One day about 20 years ago, I was walking down Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, giving a word of encouragement here…