Social progressives regularly accuse their opponents of being ‘on the wrong side of history’. Standing up for basic freedoms will be the right side of history, and nowhere is this more pressing than in Australia now.

Weekend Australian As a new member of parliament in 2013, I was immediately struck by the demands on my electorate office. I was expecting to deal with a long list of policy issues and political feedback.

The Australian, p10 Labor's latest climate strategy makes us poorer and abandons middle Australia. In the satire The Hollowmen, political staffers are desperate for an initiative to make the public whistle in awe.

The Australian, p33 "Few things excite politicians more than spending money and cutting ribbons.