A few nights ago, I attended the launch of a book entitled “Liberal Shock: The Conservative Comeback”. This book is basically a collection of essays centred around the topic of Conservatism by a number of notable figures in both political and academic spheres. I had the privilege of meeting one of the authors, Damien Freeman. […]Read More Burke, Freedom and Conservatism in Australia
The third and final leaders debate before the 2019 federal election, took place in the National Press Club in Canberra on the 8/05/2019. The debate was moderated by Sabra Lane, the president of the Press Club. The format differed drastically from the first leaders debate, allowing both leaders a better opportunity to state their position […]Read More An analysis of the third and final leaders debate, 2019
In Orwell’s 1984 we find the following important quote, “Those that control the past control the future and those who control the present control the past“. This quote still rings true today, although it is not acted upon as widely as it was in 1984. In this article, I want to discuss a similar concept […]Read More The stifling nature of political correctness
On the 29/04/2019, 7NEWS hosted the first leader’s debate of the year. This debate was held between the leader of the opposition and the prime minister, Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison respectively. The event began with Morrison delivering the first opening speech of the night. In this speech, there were several recurring themes. The coalition’s […]Read More Shorten V Morrison.
On the 28/04/2019, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the latest immigration policy which will, as I understand it, be in effect from now till around the same time next year. “We’ve been upfront with Australia, we’re reducing the cap on our migration intake and capping the numbers of people we let in under our humanitarian […]Read More An analysis of the new immigration policies.
Unfortunately, politics is never a straight forward issue, with a single party that can solve everything. That’s where the preferencing system comes in handy in Australia. For those who are unaware, in Australia, we have a system where you can vote for different parties and politicians from one to however many you see fit based […]Read More A rudimentary guide to the 2019 federal election.