What the ACT election tells us about our rulers in the Bubble

25 October 2020 5:00 am

Last weekend’s ACT election results have again revealed how out of touch our nation’s capital city is with mainstream Australians.…

The path between herd immunity and lockdown

24 October 2020 4:00 pm

In four decades working as an engineer and scientist, I have rarely known a more polarised time within the scientific…

EXCLUSIVE: Are the ADF’s pandemic operations breaching its own guidelines?

24 October 2020 1:59 pm

The Spectator Australia has seen a copy of the Defence Department’s un-redacted Defence Assistance to the Civil Community manual which…

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24 October 2020 9:00 am

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Professor Sutton’s curious memory

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton is the public face of Covid-19 in the Lockdown State. It is Professor Sutton…

Euro notes

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Half-hearted Tory Spare a thought for the UK’s embattled lamb producers. How long will it be, they are wondering, until…

No logic please, we’re Leftists

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Woke inconsistencies provide boundless unintended humour

Hippocrates cancelled

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Health bureaucrats and actively complicit doctors are now guilty of crimes against humanity

My pick? A narrow Trump win

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Trump Derangement Syndrome clearly infects the Aussie media

Ciggie smugglers making a killing

24 October 2020 9:00 am

The insane taxes on tobacco products are counter-productive

Falling for Daryl

24 October 2020 9:00 am

The swamp men cometh

As history fades into history

24 October 2020 9:00 am

2019 Thawley Essay Prize Winner

Cashless in Alice

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Income Management and the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) have long faced opposition from those who claim that not allowing welfare…

Musical notes

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Trumps like us, baby we were born to run Mr Bruce Springsteen has, depending on how one views these things,…

Orson Welles

24 October 2020 9:00 am

The journals of the plague year from the point of view of culture are getting weirder and weirder from Daniel…

Opera Australia’s Attila before shutdown in March

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Attila the Hun might have been hard to stop but Verdi’s opera Attila was stopped in its tracks at the…

Biden: Beijing’s candidate

24 October 2020 9:00 am

A Biden-Harris victory will be a disaster for Australia, too

Aussie Life & Language

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Michael Scammell Coming out of Melbourne lockdown is like coming down from drugs. Or more precisely coming down from the…

The generosity of French doctors

24 October 2020 9:00 am

My last NHS scan showed a shadow on a rib. The scan report couldn’t decide between a new cancer metastasis…

A cautionary tale about how democracy can subvert itself: Bunga Bunga reviewed

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Italy has long captivated romantics from rainy, dreary, orderly northern Europe. Goethe, Stendhal, Keats and Shelley all flocked to Italy…

Tom Bower pulls his punches with his life of Boris Johnson

24 October 2020 9:00 am

The Prime Minister may have lost his bounce –but perhaps that’s no bad thing, says Lynn Barber

2477: Rendezvous - solution

24 October 2020 9:00 am

The unclued lights take an extra letter to make BRAMBLING (1A), BUDGIE (12A), STARLING (14A), REDSTART (23A), BRANCHER (27A), TURACO…

The gospel of separation according to Malcolm X

24 October 2020 9:00 am

In late April 1962 Los Angeles police shot and killed an unarmed black man, Ronald X Stokes, during a disturbance…

Winston Churchill’s remarkable love of science

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Churchill’s wartime passion

You're not going to get a better spin on bromance – brobably: The Climb reviewed

24 October 2020 9:00 am

The Climb is, essentially, a bickering bromance as two longtime pals bicker bromantically down the years, and it doesn’t sound…