Beverley McArthur

We have no choice? Really, Mr Premier?

22 July 2021 3:30 pm

The Premier of Victoria said a few interesting things when he plunged the state into its fifth lockdown.  He was…

How to cope with Covid? Let’s try to be more Swiss

8 July 2021 5:44 pm

Singapore and Switzerland seem to be the greatest realists in the world today.  They’re getting on with living – not…

It’s time to put power lines underground

24 June 2021 7:37 pm

In the Irish stronghold of south-west Victoria, St Patrick’s Day is a notable date on the celebration calendar.  Danny Boy…

What Men’s Sheds and the Gay Games have in common

18 May 2021 1:34 pm

Recently, I was one of four female panellists at a Menzies Research Centre event in Melbourne.  Our discussion point was…

Woke insurgency and its weapons of mass destruction

6 May 2021 8:00 pm

There is a sense that everyday life has become a visit to the cinema.  We suspend our disbelief as the…

Despite the premiers, we all march on Anzac Day

23 April 2021 1:26 pm

After 20 years of war in Afghanistan, Australian troops will be back home within months.  They will not all return.…

Daniel Andrews’ monument to madness

26 March 2021 4:00 am

The Premier of Victoria has morphed into a monument maker. The bricks and mortar of this statue are the vanity…

Now there’s a real state of emergency in Victoria

3 March 2021 1:06 pm

The extension of Victoria’s State of Emergency powers to the Andrews government is devastating.  The State of Emergency will end…

Preening premiers have ensured our borders are bonkers

21 January 2021 4:43 pm

Oh 2021, what hopes we had for you.  When the clock chimed midnight on New Year’s Eve, a national sigh…

Meet Dictator Dan’s Department of Fairness

16 December 2020 7:48 pm

To be honest I really couldn’t believe what I was seeing.  For all the spin-doctoring, the hundreds of thousands paid…

A very wicked outcome in the land of Oz

14 November 2020 9:00 am

The Tin Man locks down the yellow brick road

Wake up before the Woke wear you down

22 October 2020 4:34 pm

These are strange days when a woman cannot stand up for women’s rights.  It is wrong.  The bra-burners of the…

When irrelevant is relevant

26 September 2020 3:14 pm

‘Annus Horribilis’ was how Queen Elizabeth II described 1992, a tough year at the palace.  The Latin term means ‘horrible…