Australian Notes

Australian notes

16 October 2021 9:00 am

What would happen after a loss? Here’s an important question to ponder. What direction would the federal Liberal party take…

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2 October 2021 9:00 am

The human rights industry exposed If there is one thing this Covid pandemic has shown us it is the hollow…

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25 September 2021 9:00 am

How the thoughts of Xi led to the subs deal An independent inquiry into the persecution of the Uighurs in…

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4 September 2021 9:00 am

The new greek chorus: where are the feminists? As a woman of a certain age, it saddens me greatly to…

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24 July 2021 9:00 am

Special Drawing Rights: one step closer to world government Even among this journal’s well-informed readers, how many have heard of,…

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17 July 2021 9:00 am

Whitlam’s revenge It is often said that the Whitlam government was in office but not in power. Can the same…

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3 July 2021 9:00 am

A Guide to Understanding this Pandemic We are all living through the worst inroads on our freedoms and civil liberties…

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5 June 2021 9:00 am

Submarines no-brainer Our submarine acquisition program has spent several billion dollars and not seen a metre of steel cut yet.…

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15 May 2021 9:00 am

Big government bounces back Despite its spending spree in the Budget, the federal government would do well to remember that…

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24 April 2021 9:00 am

Australia’s Representatives: a new party to reclaim democracy We know that we live in a genuine democracy when, during a…

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3 April 2021 9:00 am

Time for a new centre-right party? Don’t you find it odd that many of the people now clamouring for some…

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6 March 2021 9:00 am

Smiling Prince of Victoria Even in these authoritarian times, life can still be unpredictable. I was in Melbourne recently and,…

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27 February 2021 9:00 am

Bullocks As you drive into our nation’s beef capital you are greeted by a statue of a bull emblazoned with…

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20 February 2021 9:00 am

Rudd fancies himself as Metternich The latest edition of Foreign Affairs, the American foreign policy journal, contains yet another article…

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12 December 2020 9:00 am

Covid-19 and anti-Semitism In the face of rising anti-Semitism in Australia and the disruptive economic and social impact of Covid-19,…

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21 November 2020 9:00 am

The ten per cent One of the chief complaints of the – now almost forgotten – Occupy Wall Street movement…

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26 September 2020 9:00 am

18C on steroids The idea that a sitting Tasmanian senator can be dragged before the state Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for her…

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12 September 2020 9:00 am

Mike Carlton does not deserve his gong Welcome to modern Australia, where encouraging the strangulation of women, calling them crazy,…

Our threatened eco-system

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Our threatened eco-system A fragile, irreplaceable eco-system is threatened and not a single environmentalist has raised their voice in protest.…

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25 July 2020 9:00 am

Takin’ it to the streets Although public protests have exploded in the last few months in some Western countries, there…

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17 July 2020 11:00 pm

Vision of justice ‘Justice is the end [goal] of government. It is the end of civil society,’ argued James Madison,…

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11 July 2020 9:00 am

Yes, black lives do matter. But let’s have some honesty… The greatest failing of the Black Lives Matter movement in…

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27 June 2020 9:00 am

Time to cancel cancel culture If I were ever asked, and I won’t be, I would urge the government to…

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20 June 2020 9:00 am

Is it racism or the obsession with racism that is costing indigenous lives? Where’s the outrage regarding the high death…

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13 June 2020 9:00 am

Chinese aggression and the New Cold War Over recent weeks commentators both in Australia and abroad have drawn attention to…