The Spectator Australia

Turnbull’s PPL lesson

18 February 2017 9:00 am

One of the mistakes that plagued Tony Abbott during his period as Prime Minister was his stubborn commitment to the…

Australian letters

11 February 2017 9:00 am

Bankstown lefty Sir: Paul Keating’s political legacy was pretty good, but I have to scoff at his ‘world’s greatest treasurer’…

Jumping ship

11 February 2017 9:00 am

Talk of Cory Bernardi’s ‘betrayal’, or of him ‘ratting out’ on his colleagues, is disingenuous twaddle at best. As we…

Australian letters

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Hotspots Sir: No less than sixteen UN member nations formally ‘forbid Israeli passport holders to enter’. It is, I think,…

Dealing with Trump

4 February 2017 9:00 am

The good news is that the Turnbull government is gradually adapting to the fact that Hillary Clinton didn’t win the…

Australian letters

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Real Invasion Day Sir: Australians will be celebrating Australia Day as people living in freedom in a beautiful and truly…

Deplorable notes

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Commentators here in America called President Trump’s (sweet Jesus, does that sound good) inauguration speech ‘dark’, proving again their own…

Jobs not RET

28 January 2017 9:00 am

The Liberal party should stand for business, but it doesn’t. It should stand for jobs, but it doesn’t. It should…

Calling Dr Hunt

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Whatever she may think about her quaint attachment to the Gold Coast being ‘within the rules’, former Health minister Sussan…

Australian letters

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Rubbish in, rubbish out These are days of momentous, world-shaking, events. But none can match the global impact of the…

The barnacles just keep growing

14 January 2017 9:00 am

The latest travel expenses affair is no more than another recurring symptom of the serious malaise in the Australian political…

Letters

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Defund Palestinians Sir: Former prime minister Tony Abbott is clearly on the money when he argues that the Australian taxpayer…

Letters

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Meatloaf monarchy Sir: I realize that sending pro-republic letters to the Spectator Australia is akin to sending meatloaf recipes to…

The evil of 2334

7 January 2017 9:00 am

If, as the Australian newspaper implied this week, The Spectator Australia has played a minor role in the recent acknowledgment…

Kettles and chooks

31 December 2016 9:00 am

After 2016, one of the most lacklustre, uneventful and stagnant years in Australian political history, there is every reason to…

Snow in Aurukun

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s famous excuse for not wanting to touch section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act – ‘it is not…