Category Archives: Australian Story

“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!!!!!!

Posted in Australian Story | 45 Comments

CIS Policy has hit the street. Metaphorically

Policy on line.

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy | Comments Off on CIS Policy has hit the street. Metaphorically

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

Nonfunctional Broken Network

What happens when someone who writes with great charm about the funny stuff in life instead gets really angry about something that is not funny at all. Here we find out. Danny Katz has just been hooked up to the … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 77 Comments

Waste not, want not is not a socialist slogan

This is from the comments thread at Tim Blair. The point being made was that the money wasted paying Soupstain and Triggs is mere chicken feed compared with the amount of money being wasted on maintaining the desal plant in … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Socialism | 21 Comments

For example …

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has praised new ACTU secretary Sally McManus for saying that she does not have a problem with unions and workers breaking “unjust” laws, saying brave people have a duty to stand up against laws that … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy, Hypocrisy of progressives, Rule of law | 28 Comments

A new book on Patrick White

Michael Giffin has been a frequent contributor to Quadrant in recent years, covering many topics including the work of modern novelists from Jane Austin to Muriel Spark and Margaret Atwood, the state of biblical research and the relationship of Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 24 Comments