Paul Collits

How to kill a country

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Past leaders are looking pretty good

Ten questions for the incoming NSW premier

4 October 2021 2:44 pm

This article was to be titled “Ten Questions for Gladys Berejiklian”, but … well, there you go.  Much ink will inevitably be…

Australia fails the character test

18 September 2021 9:00 am

Bad actors take centre-stage in our Covid Theatre

Covid statistics tell a different story

21 August 2021 9:00 am

Just how scared should we really be?

One continent, eight nations

26 July 2021 3:05 pm

The British rugby fans have their Six Nations. Well, we now have eight nations, if you count our beloved territories. …

Wink wink, nudge nudge!

17 July 2021 9:00 am

Governments’ scary behaviour

John Anderson’s victory

22 June 2021 5:00 pm

The decision of the good pre-selectors of the National Party to resist the attempt by its remaining elder statesman, John…

Abbott’s leadership

19 June 2021 9:00 am

Even arch critics like Niki Savva recognise his great skill

The centre-right cannot hold

8 June 2021 6:04 pm

With apologies to WB Yeats and Joan Didion, the lost, snookered souls of the Australian electorate are now slouching, not…

The real miracle of Upper Hunter

25 May 2021 3:14 pm

“A Gladys Miracle”, the Sunday papers shouted. The miracle narrative has left the station. We will soon, no doubt, be adding “historic” and,…

Kelly, Flint, Andrews, Christensen, Stoker. I’m spotting a pattern here

8 May 2021 9:00 am

No home for conservatives in the Libs?

Aussie Life

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Australia’s iconic hippie playground is in the news. This time it is not about real estate booms or Hollywood celebrity…

Throwing the Christian to the fembots

13 March 2021 9:00 am

The MeToo-ists are out to get their man

Abbott and Trump

6 February 2021 9:00 am

We wuz robbed. Twice.

Litmus test for the Libs

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Despite ScoMo’s ‘miracle’ victory over the now almost forgotten Bill Shorten, and much Liberal party celebrating over the apparent return…