Bursting the Green bubble

As Victorians await the final counting to determine which party has won the State election, one outcome is clear.

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The new coercive utopianism

Unless we understand the ideological foundations of the Greens, we will fail to effectively address the challenge they pose.

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Struggling families

A utilities representative recently came to my front door offering a better deal on our gas and electricity prices if we changed to a different supplier.

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Parliamentary diversity

Apart from being only the second hung Parliament since Federation, the new national assembly is notable for another reason.

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Hope and courage are enduring virtues

The recent canonization of Mary MacKillop is an event that all Australians can celebrate.

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How governments lose their majority

The electoral objective of a political party is to win or retain government. This is not the highest aim of a party.

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When families aren’t working

Encouraging couples to identify and resolve their disputes in a non-adversarial manner has been an aspiration for family policy makers for decades.

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Is the great Australian dream disappearing?

Home ownership is central to the great Australian dream.

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Is Australian housing over-valued?

A comment on a financial blog recently caught my eye. The article referred to Edward Chancellor’s concerns about Australia’s reliance on China.

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Suburban anger forces policy reversal

Late last Friday, on the eve of the ANZAC Day weekend, the Melbourne Storm scandal raged in the Australian media.

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