Latest from Richard Glover

Australia’s vaccine ‘stroll-out’ shows the dangers of covid complacency

What seemed like a low-risk strategy of a low-speed roll-out can become high-risk within weeks.
  • Jul 2, 2021

Australia’s ‘mice plague’ is horrific. Consider yourself warned.

While the world loves discussing attacks by Australia’s sharks, crocodiles and spiders, it’s an army of tiny mice that win the prize for the imposition of widespread misery.
  • Apr 29, 2021

10 reasons for Australia’s covid-19 success story

Last week, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, singled out Australia’s response to the covid-19 pandemic.
  • Mar 15, 2021

Australia is standing up to Facebook and Big Tech. It shouldn’t fight alone.

For those who have long argued that Facebook is too powerful, Zuckerberg has just proved them right.
  • Feb 19, 2021

Seven months after the bush fires, Australia is still devastated

Why have these fires been so different to those of the past? Scientists say climate change has made the difference.
  • Jul 30, 2020

Australia’s leader is winning the argument on the coronavirus

It’s Team Australia in a way that would have seemed impossible just two months ago.
  • Apr 21, 2020

Has Australia’s leader learned from the catastrophic fires? The coronavirus is a test.

Denial will get you only so far. In the end, there’s a reckoning.
  • Mar 4, 2020

Australia’s bush fires reveal how Scott Morrison has lost his way

Leadership is about the bad times more than the good.
  • Jan 3, 2020

Australia’s catastrophic bushfires should be an inflection point

Politicians issued instructions that it was inappropriate to discuss climate change while the fires were actively being fought.
  • Nov 25, 2019

Scott Morrison’s attack on boycotts is no stand for liberty

Australians think of themselves as suspicious of authority. So why is our government so keen to constrain our liberty?
  • Nov 4, 2019