Category Archives: Australian Story

QE Phooey

Never forget that governments have no money – it is always ours. If there really were a costless way to finance government spending it would have been discovered by now. In the economic menu of life there are lunches of … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy | 27 Comments

A Fairfax exclusive: men are pursuing good sorts, readers told

I’m a young barrister. Let me tell you about the ubiquitous nature of sexual harassment.

Posted in Australian Story, civil society | Tagged | 76 Comments

The position this country puts Aboriginal journalists in

 Bienvenue au pays                                                                                                                              Covering black deaths in Australia led me to a breakdown, but that’s the position this country puts Aboriginal journalists in. … it was on my couch in Paris that I opened Facebook and saw the George Floyd … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Cultural Issues | 44 Comments

How bad are things, economically – really? Well, Peter Costello explains that only a non-leftist Liberal government can save us

 That bad                                                                                                                                              Paul Kelly: Coronavirus and its lethal politics chipping away at life as we knew it. Drawing on his experience, former long-­serving treasurer Peter Costello tells Inquirer he anticipates that federal government debt will reach one trillion dollars when … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Economics and economy | 80 Comments

Bill’s mother-in-law weighs in

Quentin Bryce praises ‘strength and courage’ of Heydon’s alleged victims. October, 2009: Staff desert Australia’s Governor-General Quentin Bryce. She is always perfectly dressed and polite in public. But it seems that Quentin Bryce, the Australian Governor-General, is also almost impossible … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives | 42 Comments

June 24, 2010

Posted in Australian Story, Politics | 38 Comments

“It takes a great deal of strength to come forward”

Bill Shorten says Dyson Heydon should be stripped of Australian honours.

Posted in Australian Story, Hypocrisy of progressives | 99 Comments

The current wars

As for us, we’re off to the movies tonight while we still can. This is from our dummkopf premier: “It is unacceptable that families anywhere in our state can, just because they want this to be over, pretend that it … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story | 52 Comments

VicPol yawns about racist station assault on defenceless child

 Daniel Andrews’ police assigned dozens of officers and millions of dollars to Get Pell                       The mum reported it to police but they say for them to take action, they need the victim to make a statement. But the mum says … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Rule of law | 97 Comments

Everything that goes wrong for us is somebody else’s fault

Sportsbet made to refund customer who created account despite being on ‘self-exclusion’ list. I just wanted to make them accountable because this had a very, very bad impact on me and my family.” – Degenerate gambler “Mr XXXX” has a … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Ethics and morality | 26 Comments