Developing Australia’s top end

It has been great to see over the last week the drive and enthusiasm that there is to develop Australia's top end. Australia's north is a massive and largely untapped resource, ripe for growth...

XYZ pledges to re-open ‘ABC shops’

The ABC has announced today it plans to close its ABC shops in a step to move sales online. The Australian newspaper reported that about 300 jobs will be lost, "amid plummeting CD and DVD...

BREAKING: Flannery prediction verified to be true

After weeks of trawling through transcripts of former 'alarmist of the year', paleontologist, and all round climate good guy, Professor Tim Flannery, the hardworking research team at XYZ (actually this reporter himself really), has...

Australian left goes feral: Refuses to accept blood on its hands

Bill Shorten sparked outrage last night among Labor and Green true believers, by not just affirming Labor's support for the Coalition policy of boat turn-backs, but acknowledging the moral case, indeed the superior moral...

Leftist media ‘independent’?

I had a chuckle when I stumbled across the Age newspaper's website this morning. Emblazoned with pride under the Age banner is this: "Independent. Always." Independent from what? Free thinking, perhaps? Independent from corporate interests? Independent from...

How I learned to stop worrying and love petrol

I found this a very interesting article. It discusses the environmental benefits petrol has brought to the world and to humanity, and how it has contributed enormously to improving human health and our standard of...

WA Government plans to teach Islam

It was reported yesterday that the Western Australian Government is "planning an extensive campaign to improve the community's understanding of Islam and Muslims." Western Australia's minister for Multicultural Interests, Dr Mike Nahan, described WA as...

Read if you are “ableist” to..

The vocabulary police were flourishing over the weekend over at the Age, with the frequently delusional Ruby Hamad on the job. Off the playlist in Ruby's car were the otherwise "progressive" Elvis Costello, John...

Sarah ‘Sea Patrol’ outrage over asylum seeker boat

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson Young was today reportedly outraged that she had been denied a prime tweeting opportunity by the Federal Government's callous refusal to confirm or deny the existence of an asylum seeker...

Iran: nuclear deal – still hates America and will support terrorists

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran stated in a televised speech on the weekend that the historic nuclear deal reached last week will not change Iran's policy towards the United States. Iran's...

XYZ Viewer Poll: What crazy $&!? will Q&A pull tonight?

After flirting with Islamic State sympathiser Zaky Mallah, and then resorting to giving air time to a pre-pubescent child, readers are invited to nominate who will provide the 'gotcha' moment on tonight's Q&A.  Or,...

Why sportspeople are heroes

Sportspeople have had a bad run, lately. Aussie surfer Mick Fanning's close call with a shark last night is just one of a number of close shaves or actual tragedies to afflict our sporting...

Gender Bender at Australian Universities

Boethius was schooled in the primitive 1980’s when university students actually attended lectures, as opposed to listening to them online mid afternoon after breakfasting, and when books were things you held in your hand...

Who is the bigot?

Whilst the ABC, The Age / SMH, and The Guardian, were obsessing over some comments by obscure Catholics in relation to traditional concepts of marriage (i.e. that marriage generally involves people of the opposite...

ABC – “What’s the Enlightenment?”

BREAKING NEWS: Government MP George Christensen appeals to obscure eighteenth century movement known as "the Enlightenment" in supporting his appearance today at a Reclaim Australia rally in Queensland. The renegade MP, whom opposition leader Bill...

Viewer Poll: What do you find “nice” about ISIS.

Dr Anne Aly, the go to academic on matters of global terrorism for the Fairfax press and the ABC, said at a counter terrorism conference during the week (we're not making this up, really)...

Rhetoric and reality

Yesterday's Reclaim Australia rally exposed the disconnect between the rhetoric we hear from particular political groups, and the reality of their actions. The 'high moral ground' the progressive left claims for itself, and their so...

The ABC And the Great Bronnie Chopper Ride Saga

Let’s get one thing clear straight away – the Bronwyn Bishop helicopter outrage is worthy of widespread condemnation, and represents a blatant misuse of taxpayers money. Good then, I think we’re all agreed on...

The Left’s Urge to Purge

Why is this story from Breitbart important? It is a fair call to describe the growing momentum to purge America of any Confederate symbols as hysteria. The argument that the Confederate flag is a symbol...

Amateur photographers converge on Melbourne’s CBD for no apparent reason!

Amateur photographers converged on Melbourne's CBD yesterday for no apparent reason. Some, who had obviously had no formal training, walked around pointing their phone cameras at random groups of closely clustered people. Others clearly...