Crispin Hull / Community, Consumer Protection & Cars in the Capital
“The ACT Government this week did a big favour to its citizens, and probably Australians in generally, by announcing that it would not permit the sale of fossil-fuel cars and small trucks after 2035.”
Crispin Hull / The Case of COVID
“In 2022 so far, 8088 people have died. In 2020 it was just 909 and in 2021 it was 1103.
We are running at 15 times the death rate as we were in 2020 and 2021. Yet we are taking fewer precautions, not more. Madness….”
Crispin Hull / Census, Cigarettes & Christianity
“The census shows that an inexorably rising percentage of people no longer accept the very dubious trade off of submitting to temporal religious authority and giving large sums of money to it in return for ever-lasting life after death….”
Crispin Hull / Is a Minority Government Preferable?
“Labor and the nation would have been better off with a hung Parliament and minority government. That way, Labor would have been saved from itself..”
Crispin Hull / On Corporate Selfishness
“Albanese should put full employment, higher wages, and the environment ahead of the short-sighted demands of business….”
Crispin Hull / Can the Change in Government Change the Country?
Paul Keating famously said in 1996, “When you change your Government, you change the country.” John Howard’s Coalition Government sure did that. The question now is whether Labor’s Anthony Albanese can change it again…
OPINION / Crispin Hull on the Indigenous Voice in the new Federal Government
“Yes, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s commitment to the Voice to Parliament has been welcomed. And is certainly an improvement on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s cruel of peremptory dismissal of the Uluru Statement….”
OPINION / Crispin Hull on the Way Forward for Albanese
It should not be a question of ramping up government spending to meet the aspirations that voters expressed on 21 May. It should only be a question of its reallocation.
OPINION / Crispin Hull on the Election Result
In today’s opinion piece, Crispin Hull looks at the fallout of the Federal election results for the Liberal party.
OPINION / Crispin Hull on Voting
In today’s OPINION PIECE, Crispin Hull explains how, in a Liberal-held seat where there is a reasonably strong progressive Independent, diehard Labor supporters should put the Independent first and the Labor candidate second to get an overall better result for Labor….the breakdown of how this works in theory is fascinating ⟼