The party of Menzies died last week. It had been a party built on the bourgeois values of responsibility, love, hope, charity, prudence, justice, fortitude, thrift, diligence, industriousness, reliability, trustworthiness, courage, civility, generosity, hospitality, duty and honour. It no longer holds these beliefs.

All organisations cohere around an identity. They identify their beliefs, their values and their aspirations. These are the things that attract adherents and guide the organisation on how to do what it wants to do. Once an organisation ceases to uphold its beliefs, it dies. It has n...

February 5, 2017

While you have been away, a lot has changed.

President Trump is implementing what he promised to do. That is a novelty that you might like to emulate.

Some of his key policies will require changes in Australia too. They are going to take bipartisan support. So, this is a message for you all.

Firstly, he is planning to reduce personal and corporate taxes. We will need to review ours too. To compete for talent and capital we cannot be too far out of kilter with the rest of the world. The policies that the Coalition took to the election are already out-of-date. If the USA has a corporate tax rate of...

Please reload

October 17, 2019

September 11, 2019

February 21, 2018

Please reload

Recent Posts
Search By Tags
Featured Posts

The Rape Culture in Australian Universities

August 31, 2017

1/4
Please reload

Archive