Joel Agius

Madman Mark McGowan – the tinpot dictator of Australia

25 January 2022 2:00 pm

Throughout the era of Covid, we have made numerous comparisons of governments and the restrictions they impose to past regimes…

Australian jobs held hostage by the 'Vaccine Wars'

20 January 2022 9:00 am

Of all the insanity of the last two years, I think one of the worst issues I have observed is…

Morrison has picked the wrong battle (again)

14 January 2022 12:00 pm

There is an old adage that goes as follows: choose your battles wisely. It is one that guides not only…

The numbers don’t lie – or do they?

7 January 2022 4:00 am

Since the beginning of the Covid era, much of the focus has been around numbers. Case numbers, hospitalisations, ICU admissions,…

The Liberal party never learns

12 December 2021 7:51 am

‘Never make the same mistake twice.’ It is a mantra that applies to everyday life, but even more so to…

Did we learn anything from 2021?

4 December 2021 9:00 am

The last two years have been packed with chaos. Politicians have gone mad with power. Division has run rife throughout…

Whatever happened to the national roadmap?

23 November 2021 4:00 am

It is often the case that when a politician makes a promise, they cannot be trusted to keep it. Moreover,…

Downfall?

18 November 2021 12:31 pm

Since Covid hit, Daniel Andrews has been perched atop his throne, ruling Victoria with an iron fist. There has been…

How Canberra can stop Victoria becoming Dictator Dan’s Dystopia

4 November 2021 4:07 pm

Imagine a place where all power lies with one man. He gets to dictate the rules by decree. He can…

The illusion of choice

25 October 2021 6:04 pm

For much of the last year, there has been a notion of ‘choice’ spread throughout society when discussing the COVID-19 vaccine. The…

First lockdown, now segregation

21 October 2021 4:00 am

As New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet leads the way out of lockdowns and restrictions in Australia, a job Scott…

It’s not Freedom Day until we’re all free

11 October 2021 4:31 pm

Welcome to Freedom Day! Oh, hang on, this isn’t Freedom Day. If it were, everyone would be free with no…

vaccine

EXCLUSIVE: Fair Work Ombudsman leaves voluntary workers in the cold over jabs

5 September 2021 2:36 pm

At a time when Australians are facing the prospect of losing work and opportunities based on their vaccination status, you…

Lockdowns: last resort or first response?

19 July 2021 4:00 am

Just two weeks ago, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a four-phase plan agreed upon by the federal and state leaders…

REVEALED: National Cabinet’s plans for vaccine segregation

5 July 2021 4:00 am

Australia has become the laughing-stock of the world. While other nations open up, winding back restrictions, allowing their citizens to…

In the bleak midwinter

28 May 2021 11:48 am

As autumn fades and the final leaves fall, the bitter winds of winter loom. Cold hearts of powerful people begin…

But it’s for your own protection…

9 May 2021 4:08 pm

Let’s face it. Our federation is a mess. Premiers are running their own shows, all to varied receptions, the Prime…

Our corona double standards have now gone global

29 April 2021 1:30 pm

After yet another unnecessary and damaging snap lockdown in Western Australia, government hypocrisy has once again been exposed. It seems…

Over-egged corona claims overshadow Queensland’s Easter, make authorities look like silly bunnies

31 March 2021 1:37 pm

Less than a fortnight after Queensland Chief Health Officer, Dr Jeannette Young promised Queenslanders there would be no more citywide…

Double standards Dan strikes again

12 February 2021 11:22 am

They say if the Left did not have double standards, they would have no standards at all. Time and time…

COVID normal: life without freedom?

21 September 2020 6:30 pm

In recent months, you may have heard a new term being thrown around, in particular by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.…