Opinion

How woke bureaucrats used the corona crisis to cancel women

While two-thirds of this country’s population is currently locked up at home and deprived of its fundamental freedoms, unelected bureaucrats in the federal Health Department operating under the cover of...
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Yes, We Have An Inequality Problem Between The Public And Private Sectors

In an interview with the American socialist Jacobin Magazine this month, Greens leader Adam Bandt spoke about a growing inequality crisis. When asked what the pandemic has revealed about Australian society, Bandt observed...
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Retreat At Last From Zero-Covid

A few days ago Australians got as much of an acknowledgement of the failure of the country’s always-doomed-to-fail “zero-COVID” strategy as they’re ever likely to get. On Monday on these…

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Australia Is At Breaking Point

Protesters shot with rubber bullets. Teenagers chased off beaches by police helicopters. Rescue dogs shot dead. This is how Australia, once branded as a model for tackling Covid, is behaving 18 months…

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We Australians Are Sick Of The Zero-Covid Delusion

Yes, everything you’ve heard about Australia and coronavirus is true. Yes, the entire city of Greater Sydney has been in full lockdown since late June, at which time there were 82…

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Educating Melitta

Of the many presentations which were delivered at the Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) conference held in July, one particular address caught the attention of the mainstream…

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Putting A Price On The Cost Of Covid Lockdowns

We are not – and have never been – ‘in this together’. As thousands of Australians lined up outside Centrelink in March last year, the politicians and bureaucrats responsible watched from…

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Abuse Of Power Is Appalling

The closure of state parliament last week and the reintroduction of a nightly curfew across Melbourne are stunning reminders of the lawlessness that has characterised Victoria’s government under the guise…

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New Zealand’s Zero Covid Trap

If you live are one of the 4,060 people who live in Balclutha on New Zealand’s South Island, you are forbidden from visiting friends or family, sitting down at a café,…

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Our Politicians Have Created A Cringing Covid Mentality

“The EPL is back” shouted commentator after commentator this weekend as cameras panned across sold-out, maskless crowds across English stadiums. The English Premier League is just not the EPL without…

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Radical Leftism Is Being Enshrined Australia’s Proposed National Curriculum

In 2004, the Federal Education Minister, Julie Bishop, proposed the creation of a National Curriculum. Bishop argued that it would benefit all Australians as it would take education out of…

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New Polling Shows Strong Belief Media Covid Coverage Has Been Alarmist

Covid-19 is addictive, not just for the political class but for Australia’s mainstream media.   At the beginning of the pandemic, people flocked to traditional media to see the dramatic scenes…

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