COVID-19 fear

I hope readers will indulge me a slightly more personal column this month. It has ben a long time since I have last written for this paper, and this absence has been due entirely to the personal dislocation caused by the Victorian government’s policies in response to COVID-19. It hasRead More →


Keen watchers of television may have noticed some new political advertisements operating under the Right To Know (#righttoknow) hash-tag. The advertisements extol the virtues of an unfettered press as an integral part of a democratic system. The message the advertisements seek to convey is straightforward enough: a free press, itRead More →