“As public opinion has turned, the more zealous advocates of action on global warming have sought to establish an automatic link between it and particular weather events,” former prime minister John Howard said in London yesterday.
“The left planted its flag atop the educational establishment long ago. If we are to hope for better schools and smarter kids, that dominance must be overturned,” Dr Kevin Donnelly writes at Quadrant Online.
“The defeat (6:8) of Ruth Forrest’s motion to debate the Same Sex Marriage Bill in the Tasmanian Legislative Council today is good news for our community,” FamilyVoice Tasmania state officer Jim Collins said today.
The carbon tax was socialism masquerading as environmentalism and that’s why it has been rejected by the Australian people, PM Tony Abbott says.
Australia is witnessing the most effective media strategy to be conceived since the dawn of the 24-hour media cycle, Parnell Palme McGuinness writes in this week’s issue of The Spectator Australia.
Labor’s deal with the Greens in 2010 was a sign of Labor’s weakness, not of their strength, and it meant the Labor Government was unnecessarily compromised from the start, Liberal Party federal director Brian Loughnane told the National Press Club today.
Joe Hockey and Mathias Cormann today announced the commencement of the National Commission of Audit – an essential step, they say, in addressing Labor’s record of waste and mismanagement.
“I remain unconvinced about the need for changes to how our Senate is chosen – particularly on the back of a single election result,” writes Cory Bernardi.
Read excerpts from the Tony Abbott-Greg Hunt media conference yesterday and their joint statement announcing the carbon tax repeal legislation.
Labor may have changed leaders but they have not changed the policies rejected by the people of Australia at the recent election, Liberal Party federal director Brian Loughnane said yesterday.
Quadrant magazine celebrates its 500th issue this month in the year that saw the Literature Board slash its funding by half.
We should minimise human pollution of land, atmosphere and oceans. But that has nothing to do with carbon dioxide from modern coal-burning power stations, Viv Forbes writes.
Canberra form guide – Zeg’s View.
The Australian Electoral Commission today announced the result of the WA Senate recount, with the Palmer United Party and the ALP losing to the Greens and the Australian Sports Party.
By changing Leaders back to Kevin Rudd, Labor did cauterise its potential losses, ALP national secretary George Wright told the National Press Club today.
All too often, particularly here in Tasmania, we have programmed ourselves to fail, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today.
It is clear that CO2 fails all tests as the controller of global temperatures. Other factors such as solar cycles, clouds and oceans have much bigger impact, Viv Forbes argues.
The Australian Electoral Commission has authorised the first payment of election funding to political parties and candidates for votes received at the 2013 federal election.
In line with the Coalition’s election commitment, PM Tony Abbott today announced that the Government has commissioned a review of indigenous training and employment programmes.
Australian Electoral Commission updates on the Senate recount appeals.
The Australian Christian Lobby said it would be a mistake for the Labor Party to lock its MPs into supporting same-sex marriage when voters are looking to both sides of politics to move on from the issue.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has deferred the formal declaration for the six Senators for Western Australia.
With the 70th anniversary of the modern Liberal Party a little over a year away, we could see the debate about the political legacy of the party’s principal architect intensify.
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