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Outrage over Anning

18 August 2018 9:00 am

It goes without saying that the use of the two words ‘final solution’ in a parliamentary maiden speech about immigration,…

NEG? No thanks

11 August 2018 9:00 am

Back in July 2014, The Spectator Australia was ridiculed by the luvvies for running a self-congratulatory cover crowing about the…

Yesterday’s news

4 August 2018 9:00 am

What a week. The so-called demise of Fairfax one day, the threatened demise of Malcolm Turnbull the next. The luvvies…

Great betrayal, Part II

28 July 2018 9:00 am

The news that, behind our backs, the team that signed us up to the greatest betrayal of this nation by…

King Coal’s reign not over yet

21 July 2018 9:00 am

When it comes to power generation, only two things matter. One, ensuring a sufficient and reliable supply of electricity to…

GST money for nothing

14 July 2018 9:00 am

Paul Keating once warned about never getting between state premiers and a bucket of money.  Since 1999, that bucket has…

It’s coming back…

7 July 2018 9:00 am

In 2013, the Australian people thought they’d tossed the pernicious carbon tax out for good. And with it, the job-destroying,…

Humbug, hypocrisy and duplicity

30 June 2018 9:00 am

It’s hard to avoid the conclusion that Australia’s current energy policy is close to being insane. We are the world’s…

Millennial marxism

23 June 2018 9:00 am

The Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 1996, is the smartest, best-educated, most tech-savvy generation that has ever walked this…

Western Civ rules – OK!

9 June 2018 9:00 am

According to the the Times Higher Education Supplement, there is only one Australian university in the world’s top fifty: the…

Friends like these

2 June 2018 9:00 am

The Liberal-National coalition lately has been showing signs of electoral recovery. Malcolm Turnbull’s and Scott Morrison’s budget was generally well-received.…

Congratulations Julie, Malcolm

26 May 2018 9:00 am

So it seems that somebody finally picked up that pristine copy of The Spectator Australia that is usually left untouched…

Betraying Trump and Israel

19 May 2018 9:00 am

The decision by Australia to boycott the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem is yet another in a long…

Mr Morrison’s budget gamble

12 May 2018 9:00 am

A broken clock is right twice a day.  When it comes to accuracy and reliability, that’s infinitely better than federal…

Battle fronts

5 May 2018 9:00 am

Australia sits at a critical crossroads, where the damage from the Left’s long march through all our institutions can either…

Act on rogue bankers, PM

28 April 2018 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull’s contortions over the banking royal commission highlight the Prime Minister being so right yet so wrong.  His government…

No time for goodies and giveaways

14 April 2018 9:00 am

After 30 consecutive losing Newspolls, knives are out for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Peter Dutton, Scott Morrison, Julie Bishop and…

Monash

7 April 2018 9:00 am

According to his biographer Geoffrey Serle, in the 1920s Sir John Monash was ‘broadly accepted, not just in Victoria, as…

Resurrection unlikely

31 March 2018 8:00 am

Could there be a better time of year than this for the Australian cricket team to decide to crucify themselves,…

Window display

24 March 2018 9:00 am

On too many fronts, the Turnbull government’s embarrassing timidity is constantly on display. It is a timorousness fuelled as much…

Manna from Shorten

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Just when the thirtieth consecutive Newspoll loss for the Turnbull government is looming, and it looks ‘Goodnight Irene’ for Malcolm…

Marshmallow fists

10 March 2018 9:00 am

The tragedy is that even if Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull were to ‘take the gloves off’ in his battle with…

Trump, Turnbull, McCormack

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Conservative and mainstream Australians can only sit idly by and watch the ‘Trump revolution’ with a mixture of envy and…

Bucking Barnaby

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Something doesn’t quite add up. On the one hand, the Prime Minister’s spouse, Lucy Turnbull, proudly announces via a soft…

Exorcising Malcolm

17 February 2018 9:00 am

Those close to the Prime Minister talk of ‘good Malcolm’ versus ‘bad Malcolm’ – the two sides to Mr Turnbull’s…