• Golden Days Ahead

    Last weekend I was fortunate enough to be a part of the celebrations for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. 

    It was a lot of fun to share in a milestone that I suspect too few will achieve in the decades ahead. 

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  • Taking care of business

    There are some common themes heard whenever I travel around the country. Last night I was in Sydney speaking at the Northern Sydney Conservative Forum to a packed house of over 300 guests.

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  • Citizenship Down

    The current citizenship saga plaguing our parliament is diminishing its status even more.

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  • They've never had it so good

    many_hands_out.jpgSometimes things are brought to your attention that leave you gobsmacked.

    It happened to me this week thanks to an email from an Australian Conservatives member and concerned citizen.

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  • Broken records

    Parliament has resumed for the Spring session and one could be forgiven for thinking that although time has passed, nothing has changed.

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  • Broken Vows

    I have been on the road again this week gathering insights and information ahead of parliament resuming. There are so many significant issues that need addressing but all the media chatter is about redefining marriage.

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  • Troubled Waters

    It was at a luncheon last Friday when one of my guests said “be sure to watch the ABC’s Four Corners program on Monday night.”

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  • Breaking the culture siege

    I am writing this week’s comment at 35,000 feet en route to Townsville in Northern Queensland. It’s the final stop on a speaking tour discussing our nation and the role all of us can play in shaping its future.

    Every event has been a full house, suggesting that many Australians are truly searching for a better way.

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  • Ending Up Somewhere Else

    When I was at secondary school I was given a book by one of my teachers entitled “If you don’t know where you are going you’ll probably end up somewhere else.”

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  • ALP's Palestine

    Whenever I write about world events there usually follows a flow of emails telling me how wrong I am or questioning why I bother discussing non-domestic affairs.

    640px-Bethlehem-hamasrally.JPGI have no problem with those who disagree with my perspectives (as long as they are courteous) but those who tell me what to write about actually miss the point. 

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