Author Archives: Judith Sloan

If you need storage, consider…

If this government stood for anything, it would have abolished or defunded the pointless busy body, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Orwell, eat your heart out). A creation of the Gillard government, it has achieved absolutely nothing apart from giving … Continue reading

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Lendlease and CFMEU win again

This is so typical of Malcolm Turnbull: seeming rather than doing.  He will do anything to appear to succeed by getting the ABCC bill passed, while ensuring that we are actually all worse off and Lendlease and the CFMEU have … Continue reading

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It’s a start

When Morrison bangs on about fiscal repair, he is not being serious.  He just wants a combination of the Tooth Fairy and Father Christmas to solve all the problems for him. Mate, it ain’t going to happen. But here is … Continue reading

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Let’s kill identity politics, Julie

Hands up those who thought it was a very very stupid idea for the Abbott government to appoint Natasha Stott Despoja to a position  as ridiculous as Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls. (OK, any position.) We should not have … Continue reading

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Time for APEC/G20/Commonwealth Secretariat etc etc to go

Just read this drivel from APEC.  Who can conclude otherwise that it is time for APEC to go.  It has outlived its usefulness, if it every had one. These kinds of outfits are expensive for Australia to belong and there … Continue reading

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Morrison taking instructions from the Grattan Institute again

We know that Morrison and O’Dwyer took their riding instructions on imposing higher taxation on superannuants ( to the tune of an additional $6 billion over the forward estimates) from the taxpayer funded Grattan Institute on whose board the wife … Continue reading

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Who is Chrissy Teigen?

Ah, the head explosions continue.  I haven’t had this much fun since I don’t know when. Now I accept that I am not the most switched-on person when it comes to pop culture, actors, entertainers and the like.  I can … Continue reading

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Just suck it up if you live in a leafy neighbourhood

I continue to be amazed at the extremely illiberal views of our academic ‘thought leaders’, particularly non-economist Professor John Daley, who no doubt lives in a leafy neighbourhood himself. You see it is just selfish privilege is you live in … Continue reading

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Scrooge Merlino backs off, looks the complete idiot

Dan the Man and his dopey ‘education’ minister, James Merlino, are backing off at a million miles an hour. There is no doubt that last year, Merlino’s intention was to ban any celebration of  a religious Christmas – you know … Continue reading

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Out of control youth in Victoria

I guess this is what happens when you adopt the Kumbaya approach to dealing with young people who commit crimes. No real punishment for them, no restraints, no spit masks. Just lots of attention, selective privileges, understanding.  Maybe we need a taskforce … Continue reading

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