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Australian letters

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Cartoon charms Sir: Politics can grow stale and reviews be a matter of taste, but Spectator cartoons are a continual…

Shorten Barracuda

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Australia’s newly commissioned Shortfin Barracuda submarines may as well be referred to as the Shorten Barracudas, because it is largely…

Should, could, would

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Here’s what should happen. The Coalition, led by Malcolm Turnbull, should win the forthcoming July 2 election with a slightly…

Australian letters

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Navy sunk Sir: As a proud ex-Wren during World War ll, I heartily endorse your editorial on the Royal Australian…

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Walk the plank

16 April 2016 9:00 am

It’s sad to say but the Royal Australian Navy is fast becoming a joke, if it isn’t there already. The…

Australian letters

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Burger kings Sir: It’s a truth universally acknowledged that no two countries with Macca’s outlets have ever declared war on…

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Could do better

9 April 2016 9:00 am

And so those who kill by the polls now refuse to be judged by them. It was wrong of Malcolm…

Australian letters

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Illegal entry Sir: ‘Shoaib M Khan (nothing illegal about them – 2 April) is mistaken. It is well and truly…

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Surplus, not surprises

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Unless the Senate does something spectacular – and God knows it likes to make a spectacle of itself – the…

With apologies to Simon Dewey
With apologies to Simon Dewey

Resurrection shuffle

26 March 2016 9:00 am

The Easter message is about resurrection. In Australian politics, the week before Easter has seen more risings than Lazarus with…

Australian letters

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Lefties Sir: Why is it that conservative commentators never promote the fact that Hitler and the Nazis were National Socialists?…

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Australian letters

19 March 2016 9:00 am

Christ you know it aint easy Sir: Andrew Bolt has allowed his vision of what happened to Cardinal George Pell…

Juggling chainsaws

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The Greens refuse a vote on gay marriage. The government refuses to vote on restoring the desperately-needed union watchdog, the…

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Best served cold

12 March 2016 9:00 am

It is hard to escape the conclusion that the Niki Savva book, reviewed this week by Rebecca Weisser as well…

Australian Letters

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Money for nothing Sir: The European Union, in its wisdom, announced last week that it would be granting a further…

DD-d-decision time

5 March 2016 9:00 am

DD or not DD, that is the question for Hamlet in the Lodge, Malcolm Turnbull. Six months in, the Turnbull…

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