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Gary Johns

Gary Johns is a former federal member of Parliament and served as a minister in the Keating Government. Since December 2017 he has been the commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
Charities commission: my job is to keep them transparent, efficient
Law & Liberties - 12/12/2017 - 5 comments
He’s not the Green messiah, he’s a very naughty boy
Political Philosophy - 20/10/2017 - 10 comments
One Nation in central Queensland could return LNP to power
Domestic Politics - 5/10/2017 - 12 comments
Deirdre McCloskey explains what makes Australia great
Economics - 22/09/2017 - 10 comments
Lobbyists parading as charities can account to donors and taxpayers
Law & Liberties - 31/08/2017 - 10 comments
Many Queenslanders believe Adani mine does pass muster
Environment - 11/08/2017 - 8 comments
Labor’s version of equality is punish talent
Economics - 7/08/2017 - 9 comments
Thousands died for the Irish state - Europe just erased their sacrifice
International - 19/06/2017 - 6 comments
Like it or not, Islam is a problem
Law & Liberties - 6/06/2017 - 36 comments
Time to play the migration card
Domestic Politics - 18/05/2017 - 35 comments
The ABC needs to know its place and time
Media - 10/05/2017 - 24 comments
It shouldn’t be Australia’s job to liberalise Muslims
Religion & Spirituality - 26/04/2017 - 51 comments
It’s just more of the same problems and programs
Indigenous Affairs - 6/04/2017 - 8 comments
Whinge industry has played racial discrimination law like a fiddle
Law & Liberties - 23/03/2017 - 6 comments
So who’s singing Australia’s song?
Society - 9/03/2017 - 18 comments
Values crucial to Hanson's vote
Political Philosophy - 2/03/2017 - 16 comments
Coal has a role yet in keeping economies as healthy as possible
Environment - 24/02/2017 - 28 comments
Solar and wind power lose their shine
Environment - 9/02/2017 - 30 comments
Keep the lights on if you want to stay, Malcolm Turnbull
Economics - 2/02/2017 - 13 comments
Soviet Union proved there are worse choices than democracy
Political Philosophy - 13/01/2017 - 10 comments
John Lang-like Shorten is betraying the workers
Economics - 29/12/2016 - 13 comments
Australians have far too much in common to divide over a treaty
Law & Liberties - 15/12/2016 - 21 comments
Brave new post-identity world of no more excuses
Society - 7/12/2016 - 9 comments
Cabal of human rights fantasists serves no purpose
Law & Liberties - 17/11/2016 - 17 comments
We may be healthier, but the public purse is sicker
Health - 3/11/2016 - 9 comments
Obesity is a personal responsibility, not a disease
Health - 6/10/2016 - 11 comments
Senate must be made aware something’s gotta give
Domestic Politics - 14/07/2016 - 17 comments
Community rescue programs have failed Aurukun
Indigenous Affairs - 13/06/2016 - 6 comments
What’s so bad about inequity?
Economics - 29/04/2016 - 22 comments
Homophobia claims by same-sex marriage advocates are bullying
Law & Liberties - 23/03/2016 - 60 comments
Judges should rule on law and facts, not feelings
Indigenous Affairs - 25/02/2016 - 33 comments
Taxpayers subsidising ‘charities’ in global warming debate
Society - 20/11/2015 - 16 comments
Dinosaur unions shown up by pro-worker breakaway associations
Law & Liberties - 26/08/2015 - 18 comments
Green dreamers seek to deny power for India’s poor
Environment - 13/08/2015 - 30 comments
Wind farms use fossil fuels for construction and operation
Environment - 29/07/2015 - 81 comments
There are no benefits in the welfare state
Political Philosophy - 21/07/2015 - 14 comments
Recognition debate has become an embarrassment
Indigenous Affairs - 22/04/2015 - 6 comments
Give eco-charities a check
Political Philosophy - 8/04/2015 - 8 comments
It shouldn’t be too hard to explain why spending must slow
Economics - 12/02/2015 - 7 comments
There was no government in waiting in broke Queensland
Domestic Politics - 4/02/2015 - 14 comments
Be productive, then procreate
Society - 14/01/2015 - 24 comments
Expect LNP to survive swing
Domestic Politics - 12/01/2015 - 4 comments
No contraception, no dole
Society - 31/12/2014 - 142 comments
Activists should pay taxes
Political Philosophy - 5/12/2014 - 12 comments
Queensland's assets are too important to trust to the government
Economics - 11/11/2014 - 3 comments
Vision not worth paper it's written on
International - 7/11/2012 - 2 comments
Profiting from disadvantage
Economics - 24/10/2012 - 11 comments
Is homelessness solvable?
Society - 8/11/2010 - 21 comments
Greens enter the main game but at what price?
Domestic Politics - 13/08/2010 - 14 comments
Kevin, we need to talk about you
Domestic Politics - 11/03/2010 - 14 comments
Not all federal intervention is equal
Indigenous Affairs - 18/05/2007 - 12 comments
Boycott the boycotters!
International - 25/11/2004
Freedom and justice are alive and well: Australians care
October 2004 Feature - 11/10/2004
ALP Reform: Does it matter?
Domestic Politics - 30/07/2002
Does business have social obligations? Don't be silly
June 2001 Feature - 15/06/2001
Parties, probity and preselections
Domestic Politics - 28/02/2001
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