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In-depth analysis of the day’s news, plus stories and gossip from Australian politics.

The left are the real conspiracy theorists

27 August 2020 5:00 am

Conspiracy theories are a cultural phenomenon of the 20th and 21st centuries which conceptualise a set up by a corrupt,…

You don’t need to like Clive Palmer to dislike his arbitrary treatment

26 August 2020 7:32 pm

The Western Australian government’s draconian legislation passed this month to extinguish the legal rights of Clive Palmer and his flagship…

Has Daniel Andrews embraced the divine right of kings?

26 August 2020 3:36 pm

Back in 44 B.C Julius Caesar declared himself dictator perpetuo, dictator for life. On Monday, Victorian Premier Dan Andrews did much…

How global Wuhaning led to Greta’s goodbye

26 August 2020 1:30 pm

World leaders stole her childhood and now coronavirus has stolen her crisis. So there’s nothing left for activist Greta Thunberg…

What’s woke this week?

26 August 2020 11:32 am

Making woke news this past week has been the terrible tyranny of the colouring book, as well as white vegans…

Want to fight back against weak woke coporates? There’s an app for that – or could be

26 August 2020 8:57 am

Veteran culture commentator Mark Steyn exposed the Republican Party’s general lack of spine when it comes to the culture wars…

Will a lethargic LNP let Labor win another Queensland poll?

25 August 2020 7:36 pm

There is no reason why Queensland should not be the powerhouse of Australia.  It has always been a state which…

Bill Shorten: third time lucky?

25 August 2020 5:32 pm

When Anthony Albanese was elevated to the Labor leadership in May last year, there was hope that he would at…

How can singing “Never, never, never shall be slaves” upset Black Lives Matter?

25 August 2020 3:35 pm

You would imagine that a song about ‘never, never, never’ being slaves would make the Black Lives Matter movement happy.  Aside…

The decrees of Dan Andrews, deciphered.

25 August 2020 1:15 pm

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews must be shocked to find not everyone is happy with his desire to continue to devastate…

The dictatorship of the health bureaucracy

25 August 2020 11:02 am

Much has been written over the last few months about how unelected bureaucrats, with the unquestioning acquiescence of our politicians, have…

Time to put the spotlight on Big Tech’s lobbyists

25 August 2020 5:00 am

Big Tech, including Google, has spent an estimated $582m lobbying the United States Congress since 2005.   Google has spent big…

Another supercilious superannuation superimposition

24 August 2020 7:25 pm

Here’s a little nugget that the superannuation ticket clippers won’t tell you. Early Covid related superannuation withdrawals come with a…

The Greens admit: we’re washed up

24 August 2020 5:01 pm

Knifed Greens leader Richard Di Natale makes his valedictory speech in the Senate this week so, naturally, the party that…

Why is it safe to mock some women in politics?

24 August 2020 3:13 pm

South Australian Liberal Nicolle Flint caused a stir on social media at the end of last month when she released…

White Comcars reflect our colonial past? Really?

24 August 2020 1:20 pm

The 6 Series GT BMW cars that replaced the taxpayer-funded Comcar fleet made up of Holden Caprices are being withdrawn from…

The class of Covid-19

24 August 2020 11:35 am

While coronavirus poses a deadly threat to older people, it is young Australians who will take the heaviest hit from…

Big Super: the big unions’ big ripoff

24 August 2020 5:00 am

Never has there been a more appropriate time to fix Australia’s antiquated superannuation system.  The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the…

Lockdown or lectures from leftist luvvies? It’s hard to tell what’s worse

23 August 2020 6:02 pm

Not content with locking citizens in their homes and destroying their livelihoods, the Victorian Government has now employed television’s most…

Leon Trotsky, sex symbol

23 August 2020 5:03 pm

In a very recent article the very learned journalist, Douglas Murray, enquired (almost rhetorically) why there were people today who called themselves…

Chairman Dan’s cure for COVID-19? Waleed Aly

23 August 2020 12:04 pm

Life in Victoria right now is a sad, bleak shadow of its former self. Businesses have closed their doors forever,…

The government needs to wean itself off tobacco tax

23 August 2020 5:00 am

Albert Einstein pointed out the obvious when he said, “We can not solve our problems with the same level of…

The granddad speech

joe biden

22 August 2020 1:39 pm

CNN is saying the Biden speech proves he isn’t an old man, even though anyone with elderly parents would recognize…

Is it time that we learned to stand on our own two feet instead of cashing in on the market for victimhood?

21 August 2020 7:59 pm

Back in at January, the Benson Centre for the study of Western Civilisation hosted noted scholar Ayaan Hirsi Ali. In…

If we outsource our thinking to artificial intelligence will we also surrender responsibility – and more?

21 August 2020 4:15 pm

Artificial Intelligence can’t come soon enough, especially if one considers the behaviour of some people in the middle of the…