The UK’s favourite Australian: guilty or not guilty?
Memo to the National Union of Students: ditch the ideology and represent undergraduates
The only way to stop aggressive drunks is for the state to become even more aggressive with them
How to account for the collapse of the English cricket team? Hint: it has little to do with Aussie brilliance
Blame permissive society, not simply booze, for the violence and bloodshed on our streets
The crossing of the Blue Mountains marked a great moment in our history — too bad we didn’t commemorate it last year
Stolen intelligence files reveal a bewildering history of clandestine Australian high-tech surveillance operations
Whatever it takes to play an Australian in film, non-Australians should be welcome
Much more than cricket fascinates this Englishman about Australia
It was the second session of the 27th parliament, 3 March 1970. The House was sitting for the first time…
The Tasmanian conservative was the most important and sophisticated novelist Australia has produced
The game has to stop reinventing itself to survive in a crowded sports market
The upshot from the Gonski drama is that Tony Abbott has killed his own inner spin doctor
The Iron Lady’s legacy is that, thank goodness, the free-market economy is the only show in town
With their protectionist retreat, Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey are curtailing job-creating investment
On Indonesia, Tony Abbott is right to ignore the self-loathing Asia-first elite
By speaking out in favour of gay marriage and the republic, the GG shows she was not fit for high office
Soft on crime Sir: One of my favourite Spectator Australia columns is Peter Coleman’s. His insightful and calm articulation can…
Tony Abbott will be the latest Australian prime minister to kowtow to Jakarta
Victoria’s desalination plant is a reminder of the perils of making public policy in a panic
A mini-tornado hits north Sydney: what on earth can it mean?
So what is the point of the Commonwealth in this day and age?
The purists are wrong about Twenty20
Paul McCartney has released a new album. But it is any good?
Far from being agitated, restless and frustrated, the 65-year-old heir to the throne is ready for prime time