Scott Prasser

A royal commission into coronavirus? Be careful what you wish for

30 September 2021 4:00 am

Some former politicians and commentators are suggesting there be an ‘independent’ review in the form of a royal commission to…

A public holiday for a cancelled event? You can't get much more corona-crazy

9 August 2021 3:02 pm

Those south of the Queensland border may have heard of the Brisbane Exhibition — or the Ekka as it colloquially…

What would Menzies make of the modern Liberal Party?

28 May 2021 2:08 pm

Labor’s 20 per cent result in last weekend’s Hunter by-election is a warning to both the state and  federal party,…

Is a royal commission the best way to tackle veterans’ suicides?

5 May 2021 11:41 am

The announcement by the Morrison Government to appoint a royal commission into the suicides of Australian war veterans will come…

Queensland poll post mortems are missing the bigger picture

3 November 2020 5:42 pm

The ALP in Queensland has just won its third election in a row under Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, stunning almost all…

Revealed: the Victorian government’s hotel quarantine judicial inquiry debacle

15 July 2020 3:58 pm

Premier Andrews of Victoria announced last week a “judicial inquiry” into the hotel quarantine program which has apparently caused the…

The new National Cabinet: great for big government, not so good for liberty

2 June 2020 2:16 pm

Last week Prime Minister announced “a completely new system” of intergovernmental relations institutions, processes and agendas that will replace the…

Round, round get around, don’t get around

11 May 2020 7:14 pm

Travel restrictions in Queensland have been recently relaxed. We are allowed to drive 50 kilometres from our homes, and there’s…