Ross Eastgate

What’s happening with the RSL?

26 May 2017 7:01 am

This week’s victory for newly elected NSW RSL president James Brown disproved the enduring adage that old age and cunning…

The joy of swearing

4 April 2017 8:50 am

Proficiency in another language is always helpful, particularly when a discrete profanity is required. In a life not always well…

A bitter pils to swallow

8 March 2017 1:01 pm

The Courier Mail reported Monday “One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson is set to embark on another venture, putting her name…

Hey guys, check out David Morrison’s latest

28 February 2017 9:09 pm

He’s become the gift which keeps giving, though, like a spinster aunt’s annual Christmas socks and hankies, it’s a gift…

Edward Gough Trump

20 February 2017 7:29 am

For many it was if the prophesied Messiah had finally arrived while others feared the anti-Christ had descended upon the…

An inconvenient record

11 February 2017 12:09 pm

I’ll tell you a tale and it won’t take me long, all climate alarmists are bastards. Not only do they…

Wish him naught as we wave him goodbye

27 January 2017 7:16 am

David Morrison crawled away from his Australian of the Year role as he performed it, self-aggrandising, unapologetic and intellectually irrelevant.…

Fighting fading curtains in the Sunshine State

23 January 2017 1:47 pm

It’s a state divided, sibling against sibling, family against family, community against community, city against country. It’s not America under…

Xenophon: the stuntman turns saboteur

18 December 2016 8:51 am

Submariners fear nothing more than an unexpected explosion when submerged, particularly when it is an own goal. Such was the…

The critics trumped

13 December 2016 12:47 pm

Five weeks after Donald Trump’s election it’s time to stop the endless finger-pointing and hand-wringing about missing the biggest story…

Jessie

7 December 2016 1:32 pm

Jessie Margaret Noble, formerly Dingle, died in Bundaberg last week, November 29, 2016 to be exact. She was 97. Who,…

Pauline and Julian: the (bloody) odd couple

30 November 2016 10:15 pm

As Australia’s political year fizzles to an ignominious end, the political oddity which is One Nation continues as the gift…

Military injustice

28 November 2016 7:21 am

Was it William Shakespeare who wrote, “Put a lawyer into uniform but it cannot a soldier make”? Perhaps not, but…

One Nation, many leaders, few (cogent) ideas

22 November 2016 7:25 am

Of all the political imperatives missing in Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party, loyalty, unity and personality rate among the highest.…

Trump and the media fail

14 November 2016 4:30 pm

As Rowan Atkinson playing the Devil said welcoming atheists to hell, “You must be feeling a right bunch of nitwits!”…

Death in Dili

13 November 2016 7:53 am

This week marks several significant anniversaries in the life of our youngish nation. November 11 resonates because it was the…

The incendiary Greens

9 November 2016 7:13 am

Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake on May 30, 1431 for her defence of Orleans during the Franco-English…

Malcolm’s example inspires military mutiny

27 October 2016 7:08 am

Australian military-political intrigue claimed its first victim on January 26, 1808 when the NSW Rum Corps arrested Governor William Bligh.…

SJW Morrison just walks past the guys

23 October 2016 8:41 am

General Douglas MacArthur once opined “old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” One general who has not heeded this…