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Robbing new citizens of their Day

22 September 2017 3:30 pm

Last week the City of Moreland became the third Victorian council to cancel their Australia Day celebrations. The City of…

Let’s pick on the poor with a floor price for alcohol

22 September 2017 11:59 am

The Western Australian government this week announced a proposal to apply a floor price to takeaway alcohol, another ingenious idea…

A practical guide to completing your SSM survey

22 September 2017 7:30 am

The apparently simple act of placing a ‘Yes’ or a ‘No’ in a little black box and posting a form…

Fake news on Newtown Liberals

21 September 2017 6:52 pm

Swallowing the bait from Sam Dastyari, the media has latched onto a photo of the Newtown/Sydney Young Liberals hosting Tony…

Would it have happened to a Muslim?

21 September 2017 3:31 pm

Well, as it happened, it happened in the ACT, that fiefdom of Green-Labor political power where the deluded are led…

Sorry ladies, but there’s only one Ashes

21 September 2017 1:08 pm

Popping up in my Facebook feed are the latest Cricket Australia ads promoting something called the ‘Magellan Men’s Ashes’. It…

I support same-sex marriage, so I’m not voting in the plebiscite

21 September 2017 7:23 am

I am a supporter of same-sex marriage. When viewed from a libertarian perspective there’s little question in it. In fact,…

Another stinker from The Age

20 September 2017 5:03 pm

Another day, another reminder of just how unutterably God-awful Fairfax media has become. Today, in between the wall to wall…

Liberal or progressive? You can’t be both

20 September 2017 1:01 pm

In the aftermath of the British election Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron was forced to resign because of his Christian…

Pot meet kettle: Hanson-Young to Hanson ‘You’re a loony’

20 September 2017 7:32 am

We all know that Q&A is as biased as a Greenland winter day is long. However, credit to Sarah Hanson-Young for really putting in…

Dutch euthanasia group confirms elder abuse – but doesn’t seem to care

19 September 2017 7:15 pm

The Dutch legalised both euthanasia and assisted suicide in 2002. The data shows an overwhelming preference for euthanasia. In 2015,…

Donald the Democrat?

19 September 2017 1:00 pm

BOSTON, UNITED STATES — No one’s surprised or disappointed that Trump reneged on his promise to deport illegal immigrants who…

Welcome to our new authoritarian ‘tolerance’

19 September 2017 7:26 am

If you ever wondered what life would look like under a Rainbow Regime, then just consider the following. Two years…

Escaping the renewable energy subsidy trap

18 September 2017 1:23 pm

An endgame is now underway in the renewable energy scam that has been responsible for destroying the nation’s electricity industry…

Dangerous days for liberty

18 September 2017 7:47 am

If the most vocal advocates of same-sex marriage believe their own rhetoric then they cannot in good conscience defend the…

Time to abandon our screen dreams

17 September 2017 7:35 am

In 2015-2016, Screen Australia, the government body for films ran up $110 million in total expenses while only producing $10…

Israel Folau: hardly a homophobe

16 September 2017 3:51 pm

The most recent public figure to fall afoul of the militant elements in the yes campaign in the same-sex marriage…

A dressing down over citizenship

15 September 2017 7:55 pm

Last Sunday there was a concert in the main reception area of the High Court of Australia. A local Canberra…

The burqa defies our dress code

15 September 2017 4:28 pm

By any reasonable measure, the burqa is a complete anachronism in a society in which women enjoy the privileges of…

But what about survival of the press — and the role of the ABC?

15 September 2017 1:02 pm

The Australian media have always been subject to competition law. So why should there be special laws about their structure?…

Freedom is at stake

15 September 2017 7:18 am

The great ship, Democratic Australia is drifting towards the stormiest seas since the 1930s. We face multiple threats, both foreign…

Hillary happened

14 September 2017 8:35 pm

The failed Democratic candidate for the highest political office in the free world, Democrat Hillary Clinton has just launched her…

18c on steroids?

14 September 2017 4:00 pm

The passing of “emergency” anti-vilification laws on Tuesday is our parliament’s declaration to the world that it doesn’t trust Australians…

No winners with same-sex hate bill

14 September 2017 11:36 am

This week has seen the further eroding of free speech in Australia with the passing of the Marriage Law Survey…

The classical liberal case against same-sex marriage

14 September 2017 7:31 am

When one considers the proposed redefinition of marriage, one cannot help but notice the undeniably statist nature of the proposal. The state…