Opinion

Liberals Must Learn That Aspiration Is For The Young Too

Jordan Peterson has no problem appealing to young people but, as demonstrated in Victoria, the Liberal Party isn’t making much headway among the under-40s. Last Saturday night in Melbourne, at…

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Chicken Little Propaganda Dressed Up As Science

The Bureau of Meteorology and the CSIRO have delivered their ­biennial dose of depression about the climate, but their report ignores a slew of positive environmental changes. The Bureau of…

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Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035

While the Coalition want to increase gas supply and combat ever-climbing electricity prices, Labor have presented voters with a plan to turn back the clock and – for one –…

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Victoria’s Election Free-for-all

Government debt has grown to such an extent that both sides of politics seem to believe that a bit more of both won’t matter much in the overall scheme of…

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Australian Farmers Critical To National Security

Having flown to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (Cop 27) in Egypt, Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen has been at pains to point out the Albanese government’s commitment to…

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Suss-tainable Cuisine

Cover by Sarah Dudley, illustration by Ben Davis Now Marxism is on the menu On a recent Qantas flight from Sydney to Melbourne, I opened the inflight magazine and after…

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Cut The Fat In The Curriculum

The recent release of the 2022 NAPLAN results were met with a collective sigh of relief from governments and the education sector after the doomsday prediction of students suffering significant…

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Australian Universities Risk Giving The Game Away To China In The Uphill Battle To Defend Our National Security

We face an ongoing struggle to defend our national security against malicious foreign actors, but there is little point if Australian universities are leaving themselves open to the theft of…

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Elon Musk Giveth, And Elon Musk Taketh Away

Back in the lockdown days, around the time I started fiddling around with cryptocurrency, Elon Musk was hailed as a hero among blockchain enthusiasts when he announced that Tesla had…

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Dutton Plays The Culture Card

Even Dutton’s own side warn him off “populist” issues. But there is not much doubt that education trumps climate with outer suburban mums. For the first three-quarters of Peter Dutton’s…

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Looking Beneath The Veneer Of Victoria’s Economy

Many are starting to realise that Victoria’s economy is a house of cards built on a foundation of printed money; the question is, for how much longer can this be…

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The Kids Aren’t Alright

The Age of Anxiety has dawned. While this may be easy to dismiss as a natural corollary of the recent pandemic, when one looks a little closer, it’s not hard…

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