Parnell Palme McGuinness

Parliamentary perks: entitlement versus inconvenience

12 January 2017 2:09 pm

They say that if you want friends in politics you should get a dog, but if pollies want to find…

Why I am and remain a feminist – a response to Trisha Jha

15 October 2016 3:39 pm

When I was five, my father bought me a “women are not chicks” t-shirt (I wore it on rotation with…

Not all multiculturalism is created equal

26 March 2016 9:00 am

As Australia prepares to welcome 12,000 Syrian refugees, we should look clearly and dispassionately at why multiculturalism in Australia has…

Don’t move Q&A, scrap it

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Experts talk a lot of junk. The more famous they are, the more hooey they talk. The media tarts in…

Abbott’s vow of silence

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Without even a John McTernan to guide them, the Liberal Party of Australia has generated a communications debacle which would…


Tony’s baby deserves a bright future

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Tony Abbott’s paid parental leave scheme is a prescient policy. Efforts to kill it off, both from within his party…


Insiders are being starved

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Australia is witnessing the most effective media strategy to be conceived since the dawn of the 24-hour media cycle. Our…