Category Archives: Australian Story

Don Aitkin taking a break

Somehow I missed this, last month Don decided to take a break for a while. He has earned it. You can still visit the site to find an amazing wealth of material especially on climate issues. Lets wish him well … Continue reading

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Some things about migrants

that you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. From the Centre for Independent Studies. Read all about it. Some of the key findings are: A majority (54.85%) of migrants live in postcodes with a median Household Income (HIND) … Continue reading

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CIS papers and Alan Moran’s Climate News

Three on one page. Eugenie Joseph, Simon Cowan and Jennifer Buckingham. Bonus. Lets hear it for WAVE POWER. What could go wrong? Another bonus. A new paper from Libertyworks on Rural R&D. A REALLY SPECIAL BONUS. ALAN MORAN’S CLIMATE NEWS.

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Concerns of youth

A large census of the concerns of 18-24yo people across the nation. Could have some interesting information, my son showed me a table on the major concerns, he thought I would be interested to see that Climate Change only scored … Continue reading

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If all else fails, try good policy

This story dates from the dying stage of the Fraser administration. The disconsolate members assembled to brainstorm what carrots (bribes) and tricks (communists under the bed) might be sold in the electorate to arrest the slide towards defeat by Bob … Continue reading

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Calling Cats, all roads lead to Kings Wharf Tuesday evening

The Institute of Public Affairs turns 75 this year and to celebrate in Sydney we take to the harbour. Good news, I found my ticket. Lets see if the Cats on board can catch up, not that I want to … Continue reading

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Hot of the press from CIS

Hey, that rhymes! Attitudes to migrants, really hot off the press and other recent publications.

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Providing more of the cheapest power in the world and meeting the Paris commitment as well

The suggestion applies to the happy situation before power policy was poisoned by the RE target. Picture the situation years ago before RE appeared like a small cloud on the horizon as small as a man’s hand Kings 18:44. Long … Continue reading

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#MeNeither

This is from David Solway: Why I Am No Longer a Canadian Writer. And Canadian though I be by citizenship, a Canadian writer I am not, since were I still in the Old Dominion, these would have been the social … Continue reading

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David Kemp and Australian liberalism book launch

This evening the Menzies Centre hosted the launch of the first of five volumes of Australian history by David Kemp. This is The Land of Dreams: How Australians Won Their Freedom 1788-1860. Four more volumes are supposed to be practically … Continue reading

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