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Boris Johnson Is More Honest On Climate Than Scott Morrison
22 October 2021

Boris Johnson Is More Honest On Climate Than Scott Morrison

Boris Johnson’s enthusiasm for his enthusiasms is well known. After he made up his mind as to whether he was for it or against it, Brexit was one of his enthusiasms. This time last year at the Conservative Party conference, Johnson declared that within a decade the electricity for every home in Britain would come from offshore wind farms. “Your
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Woke Warriors Are After The PM
26 March 2021

Woke Warriors Are After The PM

One thing all the recent media attention on the behaviour of MPs and their staff in Parliament House has not done is derail the Morrison government’s policy reform agenda – because there isn’t one. Like nature, the Canberra press gallery abhors a vacuum. In the age of identity politics, anything to do with gender and power was always going to
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Maladjusted
19 March 2021

Maladjusted

I once worked for Malcolm Turnbull’s government, now it is almost a mark of shame to even bring that fact up. After leaving the government in 2016 for the warm embrace of the IPA, a friend said to me, ‘Just wait, when Turnbull is no longer prime minister, and there will come a day hopefully soon, he will be ten
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Net Zero Jobs By 2050?
10 February 2021

Net Zero Jobs By 2050?

Australian farmers will hardly sleep easy with the assurance of the President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions Michele O’Neil that ‘agriculture has more to gain from transition [to low emissions] than almost any other sector.’  Why farmers haven’t voluntary signed up to a net zero emissions target if they have more to gain than any almost any other sector is a question that O’Neil didn’t care to answer.
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It’s Not Just Albo And Labor. Both Parties Must Meet Mainstream Australia’s Needs, Not Pander To Special Interests
29 January 2021

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 Mark Butler from the climate change and energy portfolio, a position he has maintained through two election defeats, the most recent of which was supposedly the ‘climate election’.  In the
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Wiping “Australia Day” From The Big Bash Games: Polling Shows It’s Another Fumble By Our Feeble Cricketers
26 January 2021

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 abolish Australia Day.   The pool of batsmen proved to be without depth, while the bowling line-up was inconsistent at best. The captaincy of the test team is under renewed pressure, with captain
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A Target Of Zero Cases Means Zero Jobs, Zero Freedom And Zero Hope. Here’s A Better Way
15 October 2020

A Target Of Zero Cases Means Zero Jobs, Zero Freedom And Zero Hope. Here’s A Better Way

Australia needs a COVID-19 reset.   After seven hard months of social isolation, economic pain and despair about the future, the time has come to change course.  COVID-19 is not going anywhere. It never was.   This virus cannot be eliminated; there is no vaccine.   It will not be avoided; global transmissions are surging.  What is clear is that the virus spreads faster than influenza and without a vaccine, it will kill more people than it.   
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Double Standard At Play As PM Stays Silent On Andrews
14 August 2020

Double Standard At Play As PM Stays Silent On Andrews

If Daniel Andrews were a bank chief executive instead of a state premier, he would have been forced to resign weeks ago. And the person leading the demands for Andrews’ resignation would have been the Prime Minister himself, Scott Morrison. In 2018 when he was treasurer, Morrison called for, as described at the time, “heads to roll” at Commonwealth Bank
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Stage 4 A $3.17 Billion Hit Per Week To The Victorian Economy
3 August 2020

Stage 4 A $3.17 Billion Hit Per Week To The Victorian Economy

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has estimated that Stage 4 restrictions imposed by the Victorian Government will hit Gross State Product by $3.17 billion per week. This is based on the New Zealand Reserve Bank which estimated that during stage four GDP in New Zealand was 37 percent lower than it would’ve been without lockdown. “The
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Get Back To Where We Once Belonged
8 May 2020

Get Back To Where We Once Belonged

‘Want to go to the footy? Download the app.’ tweeted Health Minister Greg Hunt on 2 May, speaking to Australians as if they were unruly children who need to eat their veggies before they get dessert. The dessert being a ‘new normal’ where governments hold our freedoms to ransom until we meet the demands of unimpeachable health experts. Australians have
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