Flat White Quick Shots

Black real estate matters

13 April 2021 3:48 pm

SpecOz readers would have seen yesterday’s reports about Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors and her real estate binge-buying, which…

The Cuba of the Southern Hemisphere?

8 April 2021 3:30 pm

Ever since the radical privately-funded and owned Museum of Old and New Art, MONA, opened, Tasmania has gone through first…

Tonight’s viewing: Malcolm on the Outer

6 April 2021 1:28 pm

From Wikipedia: Malcolm in the Middle, sorry, Malcolm on the Outer. The series follows a dysfunctional working class family [THE LIBERAL PARTY]…

Not an April fools’ joke

1 April 2021 4:00 pm

Just another day at their ABC, with a typical ABC expert: Professor Danielle Celermajer leads the MultiSpecies Justice project at…

The Greens’ education policy is already paying dividends

28 March 2021 4:10 pm

Another Sunday, another piss and wind mailout to the Greens Party membership and camp followers — but one with a…

We’ll have a gay old time, but there are other matters to discuss

25 March 2021 11:06 am

By now everyone in the country knows about the petition to change the name of Street’s Golden Gaytimes. We at…

The Woke and the Woeful

24 March 2021 5:39 pm

Forget the sun-kissed LA glamour of the Bold and the Beautiful. How about the latest in that other Californian soap,…

Revealed: who won from the great corona cash splash?

23 March 2021 5:00 pm

We’re all in this together? Pigs arse. A good crisis never goes to waste — and the big global consulting…

Redistributions: a break for Christian Porter, but the PM won't be happy

19 March 2021 12:43 pm

Finally, some good news for Christian Porter. The Australian Electoral Commission has just released its draft new electoral boundaries for…

Big Brother is watching you... doing that

18 March 2021 4:36 pm

Sometimes senior police make remarks of such sheer stupidity that they appear deliberate; a deliberate attempt to say something that…

Time to get real with GetUp!

17 March 2021 3:55 pm

Anyone who has had any significant dealings with GetUp! would know that it’s inappropriate to say that they’re economical with…

No wonder ScoMo’s cautious

16 March 2021 4:26 pm

“We’ve been on narrow paths before, colleagues, and we’ve walked them together,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told the joint Coalition…

Everything you need to know about the Coalition’s Newspoll “setback”

15 March 2021 11:09 am

“A dose of Newspoll reality for Coalition”, the front page of The Australian reads today. Let’s take the figures that…

Two big questions and two observations from the West

14 March 2021 10:51 am

It wasn’t that long ago that a Western Australian landslide win — for the Liberals — was called at just…

A reminder: the drama won’t stop in the West tomorrow

12 March 2021 2:24 pm

Tomorrow’s Western Australian state election should be dramatic enough — and there is likely to be more drama next Friday.…

The sophisticated security of Parliament House

24 February 2021 4:38 pm

It’s constantly forgotten, but in Walter Burley Griffin’s plans for Canberra Capital Hill was supposed to be crowned with a…

Danandrewstan: where journalists now get arrested

21 February 2021 2:18 pm

The nation has had enough time over the past 12 months to form a clear impression of Victorian Premier Daniel…

Facebook follies: Labor can’t tell their arse from their Albo

18 February 2021 1:11 pm

Labour communications Michelle Rowland, this morning: Make no mistake, the impact of the decision by Facebook today, which has been…

Introducing a wonderful new news service, Google Boring

8 February 2021 4:15 pm

While the federal government makes threatening noises at Google and Facebook, egged on by legacy media outlets in what will…

If a picture says a thousand words…

7 February 2021 4:13 pm

This weekend shot says it all in just two: Albo’s rooted. We have never seen the leader of a major…

Sprung! Meet our very own celebrity climate hypocrite

3 February 2021 11:30 am

A fortnight ago it was Matt Damon. Now say hello to our very own celebrity climate hypocrite, Chris Hemsworth. Egregious…

What’s on the Davos agenda?

27 January 2021 4:00 pm

International uber management consultants McKinsey have published a guide The Davos agenda for this week’s conferencing. “See what’s on the…

How have we missed Matt Damon’s true hypocrisy?

19 January 2021 1:09 pm

Aficionados of the high arts will remember the Matt Damon from the classic Team America, World Police, a moronic member…

The consistent inconsistency of Daniel Andrews

18 January 2021 3:33 pm

As Novak Djokovic today bewails the misery of the multi-millionaire whose minders fail to read the small print, The Age…

Robert Menzies “we forgot to go beforehand” people

17 January 2021 7:00 am

If you need reminding of the depths to which the Liberal Party has fallen — particularly in the lobbyists’ playground…