Guest Notes

Covid notes

17 July 2021 9:00 am

Upholding the truth in a time of universal deceit Australia’s disproportionate March 2020 response to the Covid pandemic has morphed…

Euro notes

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Europe’s rightward drift Two of the great issues which animated the woke EU establishment until recently were hatred of Donald…

Covid notes

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Talkers, we need to talk.. Two things stand out almost immediately when one gets on an early morning train in…

Dis-con notes

12 June 2021 9:00 am

Why no action on the ABC? What possible reason can any conservative have for voting for the Morrison government?  Neil…

Euro notes

5 June 2021 9:00 am

Woke juggernaut gets the wobbles It often feels as if the woke Left is omnipotent, razing all before it as…

Euro notes

8 May 2021 9:00 am

Reds under the downing street beds Two unorthodox senior advisors to Number 10 deserve attention. The first and most prominent…

Euro notes

1 May 2021 9:00 am

Boris Johnson’s eco-road to ruin The results of Scotland’s elections next week will dominate British politics for the foreseeable future.…

Anzac notes

24 April 2021 9:00 am

Time for Rankin and Taylor to be rewarded After 78 years of injustice, finally last December 18-year- old naval sailor…

Medical notes

24 April 2021 9:00 am

‘The Science’ versus science Science first became unwell when we had to suddenly accept, without any possibility of debate, the…

Euro notes

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Europe’s political cross-dressers A good Tony Abbott story is that early during his time as an MP, he did a…

Euro notes

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Boris & the nightmare of Lady MacStalin After Alex Salmond, Scotland’s former first minister, claimed his successor Nicola Sturgeon had…

Ancestral notes

20 February 2021 9:00 am

Being David Cohen The apparent news that Joe Biden tapped me to help lead one of his new administration’s most…

Euro notes

13 February 2021 9:00 am

Ursula Fond o’ Lyin’ Odd policy choices continue to bedevil Boris Johnson’s government. Almost a year after Australia started putting…

Covid notes

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Beyond the quarantine fiasco While the mismanagement of the hotel quarantine in Melbourne has been in the news, a more…

US notes

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Every idea is an incitement When the outgoing 45th President of the United States vouchsafed to his audience at The…

Euro notes

16 January 2021 9:00 am

Brexit Boost for Boris Having won a thumping majority a year ago, Boris Johnson keeps squandering the early, widespread good…

Euro notes

9 January 2021 9:00 am

Europe’s woke Iron Curtain Who could have predicted that the gulf between Europe’s west and east would still be there…

Christmas notes

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Put some coal in our stockings Santa will be busy this year because 2020 marks the final year of the…

Cultural notes

12 December 2020 9:00 am

Warts and All Memorial As its name makes clear, the Australian War Memorial exists to memorialise the service and sacrifice…

Media Notes

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Where are all the journalists? Please could someone just clarify a point of law for me: is theft no longer…

Election notes

14 November 2020 9:00 am

They want him to 'turn the other cheek' so that they can have a free ride to power regardless of what laws they have broken and what cheating they've stooped to

Euro wuflu notes

31 October 2020 9:00 am

Lonely Goatherd immunity While Australia has spent much of 2020 establishing Iron Curtain border regimes, Europe’s bewildering and ever-changing internal…

Euro notes

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Half-hearted Tory Spare a thought for the UK’s embattled lamb producers. How long will it be, they are wondering, until…

Musical notes

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Trumps like us, baby we were born to run Mr Bruce Springsteen has, depending on how one views these things,…

Covid notes

17 October 2020 9:00 am

India and the missed opportunity of HCQ The coronavirus pandemic has had rapidly shifting and often contested storylines on infectiousness,…