Category Archives: Australian Story

Bettina Arndt’s Monthly Newsletter

Below are two paras from Bettina Arndt’s Monthly Newsletter. You should perhaps subscribe yourself. This is Bettina’s email address and her various links. E: [email protected] Website: www.bettinaarndt.com.au Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebettinaarndt Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebettinaarndt And these are the paras I find of interest. For those of you … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media, Politics of the Left | 26 Comments

Reminders of a once-great civilization in Australia. And in England…

“Abandoned cricket pitches” is what it says on the lid: an Instagram archive of more than 200 cricket pitches, mainly in Western Australia, where stumps has been called permanently. A handful are surprisingly spruce, as though the players have just … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rafe | 63 Comments

What if Daniel Andrews is literally insane

Are these the actions of someone with all his wits about him: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has hit back at lockdown critics’ claims he has been motivated by political popularity, as the state recorded one new case of locally acquired … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, COVID-19 | 82 Comments

Daniel Andrews feeling loss of relevance or perhaps just a lunatic

Yesterday there was 1 new locally acquired case reported. There are currently 20 active cases. 20,166 test results were received. Got symptoms? Get tested, #EveryTestHelps. More later: https://t.co/lIUrl0ZEco#COVID19Vic #COVID19VicData pic.twitter.com/uj19xt8MfU — VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) February 12, 2021 From The Oz: Victorian … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Politics of the Left | 39 Comments

The Naif Went In*

THOSE I’ve spoken to about the subject tell me the youth crime situation in Townsville – especially involving indigenes – has spiralled out of control and in a new way. There is reportedly an entitled, guiltless arrogance – even outlawry … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Tough on Crime, tough on criminals | 31 Comments

Packer’s Choice

“IT’S not easy being a son,” Michael Corleone buoys his famously disappointing brother Fredo in Godfather II. At the time Michael was working with trusted associates to expand the family’s gaming interests to a foreign country whose government he thought … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Ethics and morality | 57 Comments

Cheeky Classic Larrikin

Yesterday, I was searching for the latest on Israel Folau’s bid to re-join the NRL for St George but only one story predominated in Google’s estimation. Here are two reports and one abridgement of the several offered: • Ex-NRL gun … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives, Media | 47 Comments

Like old rugby: Stan Grant rucks the melon of Peter FitzSimons

And monsters his luvvie mates too: Stan Grant and Peter FitzSimons just don’t get along.

Posted in Australian Story, civil society, Media | 43 Comments

Understating what an imbecilic waste of time the ABC is

Since around the New Year, the Oz has been building a story – “Oh Matilda” – with each new chapter delivered by someone else. I have not until today read a word of any of it, but happened to glance … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Media | 52 Comments

Angry Whites

               Israel Folau’s possible return to NRL lashed by Karl and Ally. He has never apologised for his beliefs… The NRL needs to take a stand on this stuff and they need to take it now… He is not changing his … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives | 68 Comments