Australia should be supporting Trump’s Jerusalem embassy move
Why has a simple, effective female operation been banned?
We should be judging the art, not the morality of the artist
Unbelievably, the United Nations itself is now involved in what is tantamount to a crime against humanity
ABC news anchors and presenters are abusing journalistic standards
Austria is one of those nations which is known by everybody, but visited by few. Though considered to be within…
Bob Carr and Labor have abandoned a critical ally
As Australia faces a new year of fiscal restraint, sobering economic news and reduced circumstances, it’s interesting to reflect on…
London There are few greater joys or privileges given to a writer than undertaking research in one of the famous…
Australian Greens should try south-east Asia for a taste of real pollution
October’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is make-or-break time for Gillard the world leader
He has the relentless energy of the Duracell bunny, the street smarts of a graffiti artist, the swagger of a barrow boy, the craft of a backroom politician and the zeal of a revivalist preacher.
It has become an axiom of the climate change debate that the more the science is confirmed, the less faith the general public has in what the scientists are telling us.
The arrival in Australia of US-style child beauty pageants pits parental authority against the nanny state
At last, the media is subjecting the Greens, and former commie-turned-Senator Lee Rhiannon, to some scrutiny
Too much of Australia’s well-intentioned billions comes straight back to us as consultants’ fees
Fiction is at its most exciting and educative when it forges a path into a reality which has not yet been recognised or understood.
A metropolitan enclave declares war on Israel
Freedom of information confers great responsibility on whoever would point the torch
By unfairly attacking Israel, former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark could be positioning herself for the UN’s top job, says Alan Gold
‘Citizen journalism’ is threatening good old-fashioned media ethics, warns Alan Gold, and the news consumer is the loser
A half-century has passed between the first performance of Alan Seymour’s The One Day of the Year and the publication of What’s Wrong With Anzac?, but the 50-year gap only seems to have intensified the debate concerning the significance of the event to today’s Australians.
One way in which a society can be judged is by the compassion it extends towards those men and women involved in the defence of the nation and who return home after putting their lives on the line for their fellow citizens.
Why must Paul Keating and John Howard think they are still in the political arena, asks Alan Gold
Coles should be praised, not pilloried, for selling clothes bearing patriotic slogans, says Alan Gold