australian letters

Australian letters

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Hearing voices Sir: I imagine that John Stone (“Dis-con notes”, July 27) would, like me, have no objections to an…

Australian letters

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Compensation for abuse Sir: Christopher Akehurst wonders about the appropriateness of financial compensation for sexual abuse claimants, an idea I…

Australian letters

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Uninspired Sir: As an Australian pessimistically into his eighth decade I’ve been dutifully voting since the age of 21. Partly…

Australian letters

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Virulently proportional Sir: James Allan’s rhetorical assault on Jacinda Ardern suffers from a plethora of boringly familiar trans-Tasman prejudices. To…

Australian letters

9 March 2019 9:00 am

Sidelined Sir: I strenuously object to David Flint’s assertion (“Footballers have rights too”, March 2) that Australia’s National Rugby League…

Australian letters

2 March 2019 9:00 am

CO2 Sir: Will you or a politician please explain to the people the thermodynamics of how .038% of CO2 can…

Australian letters

16 February 2019 9:00 am

What have we learned in 2,074 years? Sir: “The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt…

Australian letters

19 January 2019 9:00 am

Shakespeare in love Sir: James Allan (“Australian Notes”, The Spectator, Australia  Jan 5) correctly identifies the paucity of knowledge of…

Australian letters

13 October 2018 9:00 am

Climate wars Sir: Your editorial about a cold September and global temperature change since 2015 is pure rubbish. A quick…

Australian letters

25 August 2018 9:00 am

No go zone Sir: In the leading article of the Spectator Australia (‘Outrage over Anning’, 18 August) it is warned…

Australian letters

21 July 2018 9:00 am

Russian meddling Sir: Please help me out here: just what, exactly, did the Russians do, and/or try to do to…

Australian letters

31 March 2018 8:00 am

Dark days Sir: David Dilley (Letters, 17 March) suggests ‘co-operation between local communities and enlightened landowners’ might assist in the…

Australian letters

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Rocky road Sir: Piers Ackerman is either indulging in a piece of tabloid provocation or he is on the rocky…

Australian letters

10 March 2018 9:00 am

The point of Cory? Sir: I am a paid up member of  the Australian Conservatives. Sadly, I suspect the good…

Australian letters

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Sterner stuff Sir: I refer to Mark Higgie’s article in The Spectator Australia last week. I served with DFAT for…

Australian letters

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Love is love Sir: What total hypocrisy: the words attacking Barnaby Joyce from the same people who argued we must…

Australian letters

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Twelve bad men Sir: In his article ‘Guilty’, it appears that the cases quoted by Andrew Urban were heard by…

Australian letters

30 September 2017 9:00 am

More please Sir: What a great pleasure it was for me as a hybrid New Zealand / Australian to read…

Australian letters

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Spreading the word Sir: Yesterday, I left my copy of last week’s Speccie behind at the optometrist after an appointment.…

Australian letters

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Odious Sir: It is typical of the sloppy zealotry of your Australian edition, which is so at odds with the…

Australian letters

2 September 2017 9:00 am

What’s the question? Sir: Will the wording of the postal plebiscite be set to harvest a ‘Yes’ vote to distort…

Australian letters

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Stats 101 Sir: Jeremy Sammut’s discussion (July 15) of Tim Soutphommasane’s argument that “equality of opportunity is a myth in…

Australian letters

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Disraeli switches gears Sir: Malcolm Turnbull’s statement that Liberals are not Conservatives finally settles a question that has puzzled me…

Australian letters

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Hot stuff Sir: If Dr Williamson of East Anglia wishes to be taken seriously then he should refrain from using…

Australian letters

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Consequential Sir: Appreciated very much Michael Davis’s article ‘Gay Marriage Notes’. It should be mandatory reading for many of our…