Features Australia

Rolf and Operation Gumtree

25 January 2014 9:00 am

The UK’s favourite Australian: guilty or not guilty?

Uni activists need to get real in the Abbott era

18 January 2014 9:00 am

Memo to the National Union of Students: ditch the ideology and represent undergraduates

Tony is soft on crime

18 January 2014 9:00 am

The only way to stop aggressive drunks is for the state to become even more aggressive with them

Psychological victory: Mitchell Johnson and team-mates

Hubris and humiliation

11 January 2014 9:00 am

How to account for the collapse of the English cricket team? Hint: it has little to do with Aussie brilliance

A king hit to common sense

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Blame permissive society, not simply booze, for the violence and bloodshed on our streets

The missing milestone

4 January 2014 9:00 am

The crossing of the Blue Mountains marked a great moment in our history — too bad we didn’t commemorate it last year

Speccie scoop: Snowden files in full

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Stolen intelligence files reveal a bewildering history of clandestine Australian high-tech surveillance operations

In like Flynn

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Whatever it takes to play an Australian in film, non-Australians should be welcome

My dream to visit Oz

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Much more than cricket fascinates this Englishman about Australia

Where were you during apartheid?

14 December 2013 9:00 am

It was the second session of the 27th parliament, 3 March 1970. The House was sitting for the first time…

In memory of Christopher Koch

14 December 2013 9:00 am

The Tasmanian conservative was the most important and sophisticated novelist Australia has produced

The comedy of cricket

14 December 2013 9:00 am

The game has to stop reinventing itself  to survive in a crowded sports market

End of McTernanism

7 December 2013 9:00 am

The upshot from the Gonski drama is that Tony Abbott has killed his own inner spin doctor

Nick Garland’s take on the Thatcher legacy in the 13 April issue

A tribute to Margaret Thatcher

7 December 2013 9:00 am

The Iron Lady’s legacy is that, thank goodness, the free-market economy is the only show in town

Closed for business

7 December 2013 9:00 am

With their protectionist retreat, Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey are curtailing job-creating investment

No apology

30 November 2013 9:00 am

On Indonesia, Tony Abbott is right to ignore the self-loathing Asia-first elite

An appalling hypocrite

30 November 2013 9:00 am

By speaking out in favour of gay marriage and the republic, the GG shows she was not fit for high office

Australian Letters

30 November 2013 9:00 am

Soft on crime Sir: One of my favourite Spectator Australia columns is Peter Coleman’s. His insightful and calm articulation can…

Apology and appeasement

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Tony Abbott will be the latest Australian prime minister to kowtow to Jakarta

On top of the Victorian desalination plant, the largest ‘green roof’ in the southern hemisphere

What drought?

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Victoria’s desalination plant is a reminder of the perils of making public policy in a panic

Confessions of a climate denier

23 November 2013 9:00 am

A mini-tornado hits north Sydney: what on earth can it mean?

Grand delusions?

16 November 2013 9:00 am

So what is the point of the Commonwealth in this day and age?

Who killed Australian cricket?

16 November 2013 9:00 am

The purists are wrong about Twenty20

Another clue for you all

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Paul McCartney has released a new album. But it is any good?

In praise of our future King

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Far from being agitated, restless and frustrated, the 65-year-old heir to the throne is ready for prime time