The Liberal Party needs to engage with Menzies’ idea of academic freedom and bring it into the 21st Century, writes Mark Fletcher.
Reviews are important as they let you know if things are working and where improvements may be needed. When done properly they gather data, examine policy, and provide recommendations for … Continue reading
Well, there we have it. The Premier of Australia’s most populous state has caved to a populist campaign by the state’s two dailies, and we have eight-year mandatory minimum sentences … Continue reading
Sometimes the sexism that still exists in society raises its head in such a blatant yet nefarious way as to boggle the mind, and we’re going through one such moment … Continue reading
The response to the appointment of Kevin Donnelly and Ken Wiltshire to a review panel for the National Curriculum has been energetic as it has been enlightening. One of the … Continue reading
New polling shows that Australians want our Government to treat asylum seekers even more cruelly. It is clear that Australian hate asylum seekers. Or do we?
There’s going to be a bit of talk about Christopher Pyne’s attempt to redirect the shape of the Australian Curriculum and the way it is taught. There’s also going to … Continue reading
Once again, Federal Liberal MP, bestiality-clairvoyant and noted burqa-skeptic Cory Bernardi has launched himself into the national political limelight with an agenda designed to hit every outrage button in the progressive/left-wing/small … Continue reading
So Cory’s at it again. During the silly season, when newsrooms are skeletally staffed and desperate for content, he chose the ideal moment to thrust his particular brand of vocal … Continue reading
I am so sick of politics. I am sick of an allegedly centre-right party that loves freedom of speech, except where that right conflicts with a powerful white person’s feelings, … Continue reading
A $5 GP fee solves a problem that nobody can show exists, writes Mark Fletcher.
Transforming outrage into action is difficult if we don’t agree on the standards for health services in detention centres, says Mark Fletcher.