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Australian letters

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Burger kings Sir: It’s a truth universally acknowledged that no two countries with Macca’s outlets have ever declared war on…

Could do better

9 April 2016 9:00 am

And so those who kill by the polls now refuse to be judged by them. It was wrong of Malcolm…

Australian letters

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Illegal entry Sir: ‘Shoaib M Khan (nothing illegal about them – 2 April) is mistaken. It is well and truly…

Surplus, not surprises

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Unless the Senate does something spectacular – and God knows it likes to make a spectacle of itself – the…

Resurrection shuffle

26 March 2016 9:00 am

The Easter message is about resurrection. In Australian politics, the week before Easter has seen more risings than Lazarus with…

Australian letters

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Lefties Sir: Why is it that conservative commentators never promote the fact that Hitler and the Nazis were National Socialists?…

Australian letters

19 March 2016 9:00 am

Christ you know it aint easy Sir: Andrew Bolt has allowed his vision of what happened to Cardinal George Pell…

Juggling chainsaws

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The Greens refuse a vote on gay marriage. The government refuses to vote on restoring the desperately-needed union watchdog, the…

Best served cold

12 March 2016 9:00 am

It is hard to escape the conclusion that the Niki Savva book, reviewed this week by Rebecca Weisser as well…

Australian Letters

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Money for nothing Sir: The European Union, in its wisdom, announced last week that it would be granting a further…

DD-d-decision time

5 March 2016 9:00 am

DD or not DD, that is the question for Hamlet in the Lodge, Malcolm Turnbull. Six months in, the Turnbull…

No diving

27 February 2016 9:00 am

The last time federal MP Craig Laundy made headlines was when he pre-empted Tony Abbott’s back down on the repeal…

Australian letters

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Maaaate Sir: The most remarkable feature of Scott Morrison’s address to the National Press Club last week was that he…

Flying colours

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Five weeks ago, amid the tempestuous climes of mid-January, we threw down the gauntlet for our Prime Minister to prove…

Australian letters

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Inebriated Sir: Dr Tanveer Ahmed’s intemperate rush to make refugee advocates the main culprit for the plight of people in…

Malcolm’s masterplan

13 February 2016 9:00 am

Perhaps it’s been Malcolm’s cunning masterplan all along. And here’s how it works: spend month after month raising all sorts…