In Scandinavia, there are rumours of an approaching war. Over these last weeks, Sweden have reissued a civil defence pamphlet to each of its 4.8 million households, titled ‘Om krisen eller kriget kommer’ (‘If crisis or war comes’).
For all the noise generated over our children being bad at spelling, maths and generally falling behind internationally, we are reminded — every so often — about how our kids are changing the world.
When the royal commission comes to an end in a few months’ time, the disgraced financial services industries and their appeals for attention will be ignored. They will no longer have the ear and the favour of the powerful political class.
In the 100 years since the end of the First World War, despite our best intentions and the wise counsel of the phrase ‘Lest We Forget’, we have forgotten almost everything…
The fallout of the Banking Royal Commission is set to be ringing in our ears for some time to come. Who’d have thought that the big four banks were engaged in systemic deception, corruption and fraud?
The ATO has been given the powers generally available only to government lackeys in a despotic state. A state where the ordinary expectations of a citizen to be treated fairly having access to an impartial process have been totally discarded.
The lesson we can draw from history and across the world is that when we undermine the rule of law — which is the only thing that keeps our hands in our pockets — we tend to start feeling around for our guns.
The deployment of a highly toxic nerve agent in the heart of London has sent shudders throughout Britain and the Western world. However, the Russian government is strenuously denying all accusations.
Despite having constructed some of the biggest, widest and longest freeways in the world, congestion on Australian roads continues to cost us billions.
Property speculation in Australia is a national sport where corruption has been a distinguishing characteristic. Most of which has been to the detriment of the ordinary Australian.
The prelude to war is always characterised by a massive build-up of military force. And you’ll see intensive investment into weapons research and deployment of ever more powerful ships, vehicles and aircraft.
Australia looks like it is about to fall victim to a massive correction in the property market.
The Argentinian submarine, ARA San Juan has been missing for five days now. It’s unlikely to be found in time to rescue its 44 crew members.
Last week, a North Korean soldier defected by fleeing across the demilitarised zone. He was shot four times by North Korean officers.
A leading academic from Charles Stuart University believes his new book Silent Invasion has been deliberately targeted by the Chinese to prevent publication.
A solution for the murderous, tragic and seemingly never-ending series of mass shootings in the United States remains elusive.
HMAS Darwin, currently the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) oldest frigate, dropped anchor in her northern home port yesterday for the last time.
Joyce is well-liked in New England because he never uses two words when one will do. His politics aren’t what make him popular; his uncomplicated approach to issues does.
New Zealand’s new government is set to run up more crippling government debt after announcing a big-spend, high-tax legislative agenda.
The next Queensland election is likely to see Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party re-establishing itself as the power broker in the next state parliament.
Australia’s defence was significantly compromised in November 2016 by incompetent aerospace defence contractor, according to a report released by the Australian Cyber Security Centre.
Remember the 1980s? Back then, government promised that deregulation and the privatisation of power companies would result in lower prices. We don’t need to tell you that the opposite has proven true. These days, energy policy is not only in a crisis; it’s a catastrophe.
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered a stinging attack, with a warning about the rapid decline of the West to a British think-tank.
Australia’s current fleet of six Collins Class subs are planned to be phased out, beginning 2026. The report by Insight Economics claims that the future submarine (FSM) project is too expensive, too risky and that the delivery timetable is too ambitious.
Jane Caro’s new book called Unbreakable, is a collection of stories recounting challenges that some women have faced on their road to success. Mark Latham speaking on his show Outsiders, has labelled a new book by writer Jane Caro as a ‘form guide for the kooky left feminists’.