Western Civilisation

Andrews Vs The Christians

As long as the federal government is awarding Australia Day honours on the basis of individual sporting prowess then Australian legend Margaret Court deserves our highest award. And her public…

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An Indigenous Voice To Parliament: Not As Simple As Some Would Have You Believe

Advocates for an Indigenous Voice to parliament see the proposal for a legislated option merely as a stepping stone to radical constitutional change rather than the compromise some conservatives think it could be.  …

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Divided We Fall

In the middle of the 15th century, Italian philosopher, bishop, and humanist Francesco Patrizi of Siena wrote a number of important political treatises second only in popularity to that of…

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‘She Won’t Be Right’ Is A Rising Worry For Australians

Before The Economist magazine became the in-house journal for the woke business elite, it printed a fascinating article entitled “The burden of history” about how the past is viewed in the different…

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It’s Not Just Albo And Labor. Both Parties Must Meet Mainstream Australia’s Needs, Not Pander To Special Interests

If Labor’s reshuffle will be enough to correct the party’s woeful policy agenda and reconnect with mainstream Australians remains to be seen.  The most significant change is the removal of…

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Wiping “Australia Day” From The Big Bash Games: Polling Shows It’s Another Fumble By Our Feeble Cricketers

In the wake of an underwhelming summer of cricket in which the Australians lost a home series to the depleted Indian squad, Australia’s governing body for cricket has identified where it’s priorities lie: joining the campaign to…

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Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott Joins The IPA’s Fight For Australian Values

The Institute of Public Affairs has today announced that the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott will join the IPA as a Distinguished Fellow. Mr Abbott will…

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The Fair Go – Going, Gone: The Decline Of The Australian Way Of Life, 2000 to 2020

Key findings : The quality of the Australian way of life is collapsing.  The Australian Way of Life Scoreboard, which measures the quality of the Australian way of life, has declined…

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Politicised Curriculum Is Why Children Don’t Know About Australia’s Democracy

Nobody should be surprised at the news from the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, that when it comes to knowledge of Civics and Citizenship, Australian students know more about…

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Invasion Day Parade Going Ahead Despite Australia Day Events Being Cancelled Is Pure Hypocrisy

This year, Daniel Andrews isn’t just trying to change the date of Australia Day; he’s cancelling it altogether. Without consulting the community, and under the cover of COVID-19, the Premier…

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The ABC No Longer Has A Purpose, Except Pleasing Itself

There is good reason why former communications minister Richard Alston may have thought the ABC has a high-quality media of record while growing up in the 1940s and 1950s. For the times,…

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Charted Waters

This article from the Summer 2020 edition of the IPA Review is written by IPA Adjunct Fellow, Zachary Gorman. The unique circumstances of the pandemic have seen age-old questions about…

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