Category Archives: Australian Story

Adversity is good for the soul

Read this if you can bear it: David Archibald’s WA election diary. This is how it starts: I have had more than ten years before the mast fighting the global-warmers. Early on in that interminable campaign, when I talked to … Continue reading

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My citizenship might be revoked

The government is proposing stricter rules on new citizenship applications. Looking at the questions I suspect they are substituting some no-brainers for problematic questions. The no-brainers: * Does Australia’s principle of freedom of religion mean that it is permissible to … Continue reading

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Art of the Impossible book launch Sydney 27 April

Mark Latham & Ross Cameron introducing Dr Steven Kates “The Art of the Impossible” –  Sydney 27 April Join Mark Latham and Ross Cameron as they discuss candidly the Trump election win before introducing Dr Steven Kates to speak about his new book “The Art of … Continue reading

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“We need to push back against this rubbish”

No namby-pamby PC. From the accompanying note that came with the vid: Today we are launching the website: www.marklathamsoutsiders.com Have a look at the site: hopefully it will become a handy resource for folks wanting to fight back against the … Continue reading

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“I stand with Mark Latham and I want him back”

The words in the heading are Ross Cameron’s from yesterday’s Outsiders and let me say the same for myself, I stand with Mark Latham and I want him back. Sky News has to understand that they are responsible for what … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media | 31 Comments

Abbott on doing the right thing

Tony Abbott made a very valuable contribution to public values this week when he opined: You should never do something wrong to achieve something that’s right. Sounds very plausible. Yet … how to reconcile that no-compromise with inequity view with … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Politics | 99 Comments

David Leyonhjelm on S18C and changing our culture

When Labor, the Greens and certain Liberals in western Sydney seats seek to explain their reasons for opposing changes to S18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, they mostly refer to the concerns of ethnic, religious and racial minority groups. Representatives … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Freedom of speech, Guest Post | 52 Comments

You can’t fire me I quit

No Outsiders!!!!!!

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CIS Policy has hit the street. Metaphorically

Policy on line.

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Mary Lou Carter speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves

To Anita Joseph, the executive assistant to Alistair McEwin, Disability Discrimination Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission. Good morning Anita Will the Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin be making a public statement in relation to the Four Corners program … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Guest Post | 32 Comments