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  • Federal Young Liberal Policy Journal

    Finance Minister Mathias Cormann launches the new edition of the Federal Young Liberal Policy Journal published by the Young Liberal Movement of Australia. Contributors include Senator Eric Abetz and Senator Dean Smith who write on Racial Discrimination Act reform, and Nick Cater who writes on the art of policy. Download here.

  • Our democratic capitalism model under challenge

    The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP addresses the Cranlana Programme Alumni Speaker Series

  • Politics & Gender

    Prime Minister endorses report calling for more women in politics

  • National Reform Summit 2015

    ‘We all believe in progress, in development, in social justice. What a wealth of agreement we have here!’
    Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, October 1954

  • The Performance of State Labor Governments

    The Performance of State Labor GovernmentsAnalysis of the economic performance of State Labor using independent sources.

  • Hon Tony Abbott MHR addressing the Menzies Research Centre

  • "Governments must reduce misery, not service it" - Bill English delivers the 5th John Howard Lecture

    2015 John Howard Lecture.

  • A Deficit of Dignity – welfare, liberalism and the moral high ground.

    Read the full speech by Executive Director Nick Cater.


Paris attacks: progressives’ threadbare philosophy torn apart

Even before the carnage in Paris, the quest for a binding, universal agreement on climate change had become irrelevant to all but a tiny few.

Malcolm Turnbull’s attendance at the ...

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Paris attacks: Give migrants voice in review of multiculturalism

Paris attacks: Give migrants voice in review of multiculturalism

Even the most committed moral equivocator must be running out of excuses after the sickening news from Paris.

Friday night’s atrocity defied explanation save for the depravity of its ...

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Jamie Oliver’s sugar levy would do Australians a fat lot of good

If you want to serve a sorbet but you just can’t be faffed, Jamie ­Oliver has the answer. “Chilled grappa, good-quality chocolate and delicious frozen grapes,” he says, “are a great ...

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Migrants must make the effort to assimilate into society

If the Grand Mufti’s appeal for dialogue fell on deaf ears he should hardly be surprised. He was speaking, after all, in Arabic, a language incomprehensible to 98.7 per cent of the population.

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National Reform Summit 2015

National Reform Summit 2015

The National Reform Summit on August 26 is an attempt to find common ground across the political spectrum upon which to build a national reform agenda. 

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