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Homogenised temperatures, and planning for bushfires

Climate Change | Jennifer Marohasy
On Line Opinion 1st September, 2016

How hot was it at Rutherglen on Black Friday? Black Friday was that tragic day - 13 January 1939 - when a firestorm swept across Victoria...

The Turnbull government's disgraceful free speech fail

Freedom of Speech | John Roskam
Australian Financial Review 26th August, 2016

The spectacle of Malcolm Turnbull arguing passionately for higher taxes on self-funded retirees while saying the reform of laws restricting freedom...

Still a strong case for keeping privatisation in the reform tool kit

Economics & Deregulation | Mikayla Novak
Canberra Times 22nd August, 2016

Despite recent concerns raised by the head of Australia's competition watchdog, privatisation remains a viable reform option. Even though it has...

Energy ministers need to facilitate, not limit, consumer choices

Energy | Brett Hogan
Australian Financial Review 19th August, 2016

As the nation's Energy Ministers prepare for Friday's meeting in Canberra to discuss how to "ensure energy markets remain stable and secure" it...

WARNING: This article contains ideas that offend

Freedom of Speech | Matthew Lesh
The Spectator Australia 19th August, 2016

Trigger warnings-alerts before content that could cause emotional discomfort-are an attack on intellectual freedom. The warnings change...

Time to act: Curbs on free speech must go

Freedom of Speech | Simon Breheny
The Australian 19th August, 2016

A free speech revolution is just over the horizon. Several recent events are demonstrating that Australians are sick and tired of a political class...

Annastacia Palaszczuk and the latest city-country divide

Economics & Deregulation | Evan Mulholland
The Spectator Australia 19th August, 2016

Nothing reveals the clear divide between inner city and regional Queensland than the long, tumultuous history of land clearing. The Palaszczuk...

Brian Cox confused on more than global temperatures

Climate Change | Jennifer Marohasy
On Line Opinion 18th August, 2016

Celebrity physicist Brian Cox misled the ABC TV Q&A audience on at least 3 points-of-fact on Monday night. This is typical of the direction...

Red tape is strangling Australia's primary resources industries

Economics & Deregulation | Daniel Wild
The Australian 15th August, 2016

The Palaszczuk government's proposed changes to native vegetation laws demonstrate how Australia's economic growth and prosperity is being held...

ABS census farce reminds us statistics are the 'eyes of the bureaucrat'

Economics & Deregulation | John Roskam
Australian Financial Review 12th August, 2016

In 1961, Murray Rothbard, the most important libertarian economist of the 20th century, wrote about the evils of government statistics. "Statistics...