Features Australia

Aussie superheros

2 August 2014 9:00 am

It’s time to tap into our rich comic-book heritage and make some movies, starting with The Southern Squadron

Menzies: wanted Winston’s job

Ming was not a nationalist

2 August 2014 9:00 am

Conservative revisionists and Liberal partisans can’t accept that Sir Robert Menzies was an empire man

So much for the claimthat Labor is reformist

2 August 2014 9:00 am

Once again, Bill Shorten lets down the true believers

Hockey and the dole

26 July 2014 9:00 am

For social workers, the age of entitlement survives

Who’s afraid of Vladimir Putin?

Stand up to a bully

26 July 2014 9:00 am

If only European leaders were more like Tony Abbott

Infamous confrontation: Javed Miandad and Dennis Lillee at the WACA, November 1981

Magic moments

26 July 2014 9:00 am

Peter Oborne’s masterly new book on cricket recalls a special Test rivalry between Australia and Pakistan

Two Roses (2005)

A legendary artist

19 July 2014 9:00 am

Our own Robert Dickerson, now aged 90, will go down as one of the world’s leading painters

Not at our expense

19 July 2014 9:00 am

Why should tax payers have subsidised the Soccer World Cup in Brazil?

Bush telegraph: get the message

Big smoke vs region

19 July 2014 9:00 am

Go bush young man! Remote towns are more relaxed and comfortable than the inner cities

Magna Carta turns 800

12 July 2014 9:00 am

Eight centuries of freedom is a big deal

Newspaper legends… Rupert Murdoch with Chris Mitchell

The Oz turns 50

12 July 2014 9:00 am

It works the sophisticates into a lather, but Chris Mitchell’s Australian is the only serious newspaper in the country

The art of political comebacks

5 July 2014 9:00 am

When the critics gave Menzies the kiss of death, it amounted to mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

How Kevin Rudd nearly destroyed Labor

5 July 2014 9:00 am

With the release of the ALP’s 2013 election review, it’s safe for the nation’s educators to set the record straight

Rolf Harris CBE, child abuser

Be grateful this criminal left your lucky country

5 July 2014 9:00 am

On the list of trusted Australians, ‘Rolfie’ would be several thousand rungs below Ned Kelly

The Recognise T-shirt. Display solidarity, $18.70

Recognise what?

28 June 2014 9:00 am

For our $10 million, we deserve a more coherent case for Constitutional change than motherhood statements

Just another witch hunt

28 June 2014 9:00 am

Should we really ostracise the opera singer Tamar Iveri?

Our lone wolves

28 June 2014 9:00 am

How to combat the new breed of Australian jihadists

Let’s learn from the mess-in-potamia

28 June 2014 9:00 am

The hawks were wrong about every aspect of Iraq, so why on earth should we still listen to them?

Tony the tradie can fix it

21 June 2014 8:00 am

How to sell the budget to the ordinary bloke

A revenue raiser

21 June 2014 8:00 am

Remember when reform generated real political heat?

The copayment is counterproductive

14 June 2014 9:00 am

A free-marketeer GP slams Tony Abbott’s plans

Dinner party anti-Semitism

14 June 2014 9:00 am

Even otherwise intelligent and normal people will often reveal their hatred over a few glasses of wine

Bootstraps: Malcolm Turnbull

One of us

14 June 2014 9:00 am

Malcolm Turnbull espouses classic big-L Liberal values

Lacklustre, pompous: Linda Cropper and Philip Quast

Grateful dead

7 June 2014 9:00 am

Ibsen would turn in his grave at this production of Ghosts

Little Scotlanders

7 June 2014 9:00 am

If  Scotland votes for independence on 18 September, it will be the end of Great Britain. And thanks to Pommie cynicism, selfishness and comic incompetence, it could happen