The ABC is the latest target


New book with old ideas published In 2018 two researchers from the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) wrote a book, entitled Why We Should Privatise the ABC and How to Do It. The main thesis of the book, and the "How to Do It" part, is that the Turnbull Government should privatise the ABC, by … Continue reading The ABC is the latest target

Australia is on the right track


Sweden chose the wrong strategy Considering how almost universally admired the Nordic countries are, Sweden has broken ranks with its neighbours, in the manner in which it has responded to the pandemic. The country has dealt with the Covid-19 virus very badly, and the proof that this is so, is its current death rate. It … Continue reading Australia is on the right track

Morrison handles the crisis


Scott Morrison has had a good month Australia has also had a good month. There have been mis-steps, and mixed messages, and the occasional catastrophic blunder (the Ruby Princess springs to mind), but in a global pandemic we have, along with our cousins across the Tasman, apparently slowed the progress of the virus. It is … Continue reading Morrison handles the crisis