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A Year Of Woke Madness

Emboldened by Covid lockdowns, in 2021 the woke took their cancellation games to a whole new level You have to hand it to the woke activists. While the majority of...
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Education Must Never Be Left to the So-Called Elite

Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge fought a spirited battle in 2021 to change the national curriculum so our children hate our country a little less. There is almost complete opposition…

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Overreach Is Ultimately More Toxic Than Covid

As we cap off another year of lockdowns, mandates, and Covid secrecy, the reality that the danger of the Covid-19 virus is far exceeded by the danger of governments using...
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The Teal Party

Earlier this month, Liberal MP for Wentworth David Sharma said “working with my colleagues, I’ve been able to achieve some important goals, including a commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050.”...
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Put Some Speed Into NBN

The National Broadband Network (NBN) should ultimately go down as one of the worst conceived policy projects in Australian history. On these pages recently Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese criticised the...
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Legislating On Social Media Is No Remedy For Alienation

It’s clear that social media does great damage to the minds and psychological wellbeing of young people. Perhaps legislation can do something to address this, but to try to do...
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The ABC’s Vibe Needs Correcting

Without even having listened to the IPA’s documentary podcast Their ABC, ABC board member Joe Gersh criticised the podcast but made an interesting admission – that the ABC’s vibe is more left...
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‘Voices of’ Franchise is a Trend

The fear the “Voices of” independents are striking into the Coalition can be measured by the tone of the language Scott Morrison has used to attack them. While in Queensland this week,...
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Refounding Democracy

Australia has always prided itself on being a frontier land. Our vast and isolated landscape gave rise to a rugged individualism and self-reliance. Our convict past fed into the image...
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Pandemic’s Great Divide

The west’s ’Doers’ aren’t happy with their Covid-era treatment, and it shows in council election results Comparing the results of the local government elections between the outer western suburbs and...
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Long Game Can Turn Underdog To Premier

As a lifelong Saints fan I was struck by former St Kilda coach Grant Thomas’ recent reflection on the club now holding the unfortunate record of longest premiership drought after Melbourne’s...
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Too Much Coral Is Not Enough – But It’s Not Good Either

The Australian Institute of Marine Science recently released its annual survey of coral on the Great Barrier Reef. It shows spectacularly good results. For all three major regions of the...
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