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David Flint

David Flint is a former chairman of the Australian Press Council and the Australian Broadcasting Authority, is author of The Twilight of the Elites, and Malice in Media Land, published by Freedom Publishing. His latest monograph is Her Majesty at 80: Impeccable Service in an Indispensable Office, Australians for Constitutional Monarchy, Sydney, 2006

Author's website: Australians for a Constitutional Monarchy


 
David Cameron should have looked to the Australian example before he allowed the so called Scottish 'referendum'.
International - 17/09/2014 - 12 comments
Evisceration of reserve powers causes chaos on PNG
Law & Liberties - 20/12/2011 - 7 comments
From a life in law
Law & Liberties - 13/10/2011 - 7 comments
The formidable Fred Nile prevails: premier concedes
Domestic Politics - 11/01/2011
Prorogation:It won't stop the Rev Fred Nile
Law & Liberties - 6/01/2011 - 1 comment
Prorogue then intimidate
Domestic Politics - 31/12/2010 - 3 comments
Military prosecutions: Parliament must act now
Law & Liberties - 8/10/2010 - 37 comments
Fraud and the election: High Court challenge
Law & Liberties - 9/08/2010 - 25 comments
The ‘Utegate’ affair and the constitution
Domestic Politics - 26/06/2009 - 6 comments
ETS: emissions trading scheme or energy tax swindle?
Domestic Politics - 6/08/2008 - 39 comments
Dissecting the public consultation process
Domestic Politics - 23/06/2008 - 8 comments
Information and media manipulation par excellence
Domestic Politics - 22/05/2008 - 5 comments
Beersheba and philanthropy
Domestic Politics - 9/04/2008 - 5 comments
Paddy 'UNREPENTANT' McGuinness
Society - 12/02/2008 - 10 comments
Tall poppy syndrome is alive and well
Law & Liberties - 19/10/2007 - 28 comments
Fiscal balance must prevail
September 2007 Feature - 14/09/2007 - 7 comments
Mr Rudd puts his foot in it
Political Philosophy - 9/08/2007 - 15 comments
Protect sources or liberty will suffer
Law & Liberties - 4/07/2007 - 3 comments
How to shoot yourself in the foot
Media - 8/06/2007 - 29 comments
Hicks gag affects our liberties
Law & Liberties - 10/04/2007 - 24 comments
A policy wish list
February 2007 Feature - 1/03/2007 - 14 comments
David Hicks is luckier than some
Law & Liberties - 2/02/2007 - 90 comments
The political outlook in Australia in 2007 and beyond
Political Philosophy - 10/01/2007 - 6 comments
Pinochet's coup d'état
International - 20/12/2006 - 22 comments
The keys to the constitution
Law & Liberties - 23/11/2006 - 15 comments
Psychosexual treatment of Alan Jones relies on rumours
Media - 31/10/2006 - 54 comments
News content is determined by journalists not proprietors
Media - 19/10/2006 - 17 comments
Common values for a nation born without violence
September 2006 Feature - 19/09/2006 - 26 comments
Where his principles took him
Domestic Politics - 31/08/2006 - 7 comments
War is tough
Law & Liberties - 30/08/2006 - 23 comments
What a remarkable bargain
Political Philosophy - 1/08/2006 - 14 comments
The ABC never goes after leftie celebrities
Media - 10/07/2006 - 80 comments
Whitlam, Connor and their dismissals
Domestic Politics - 7/02/2006 - 20 comments
The FTA: How the media let Latham off the hook
Media - 24/01/2006 - 22 comments
How ABA tried to hang Kerry Packer
Media - 3/01/2006 - 9 comments
The 'shock jocks' are in tune with the silent majority
Society - 15/12/2005 - 107 comments
The President of the Republic
Nation Building - 29/11/2005 - 17 comments
The low down on the High Court
Domestic Politics - 16/09/2005 - 12 comments
Protection of sources
Media - 1/09/2005 - 1 comment
No confidence in Westminster republics
Political Philosophy - 11/08/2005 - 21 comments
From cuisine to separatist multiculturalism
Society - 2/08/2005 - 91 comments
The Right Honourable Sir Harry Gibbs - obituary
Society - 1/07/2005
Re-assessing Sir Joh
Domestic Politics - 17/05/2005 - 1 comment
Republicanism and the royal wedding
Political Philosophy - 8/04/2005 - 13 comments
The left-wing bias of Australia’s media elite
Media - 1/04/2005 - 34 comments
Media 'watchdog' has blinkered vision
Media - 17/03/2005 - 21 comments
'Medicare Gold' and the golden age of health care
Health - 27/10/2004
The twilight of the elites: Labor must return to its heartland
Domestic Politics - 12/10/2004
We are a democracy, so let's teach our children about it!
Domestic Politics - 15/09/2004
Thank you, Mr Butler, for uniting Australians on an important matter
Domestic Politics - 8/04/2004
Plebicites can be, and have been, used to confuse voters about constitutions
Law & Liberties - 12/02/2004
Even Republicans acknowledge that a direct-election republic won't happen
Domestic Politics - 19/01/2004
The Iraqis could do worse than return to being a constitutional monarchy
International - 16/12/2003
The trouble with electing Presidents; and Ted Egan - we're watching you
Domestic Politics - 9/12/2003
Britain and the European Union - Australian constitutional implications
International - 6/11/2003
Why can the French award Australians a knighthood but our Queen cannot?
Law & Liberties - 16/10/2003 - 1 comment
Of course, Richard Butler is right - our Sovereign speaks for the people
Domestic Politics - 16/09/2003
Heaven forbid that the endless chatter of elite opinion should get its way
Political Philosophy - 5/09/2003
Congratulations to our twenty-fourth Governor General, Michael Jeffery
Domestic Politics - 15/08/2003
The latest Republican stunts are as futile as they have ever been
Domestic Politics - 18/07/2003
Our Governor-General is more than just a ceremonial rubber stamp
Domestic Politics - 6/06/2003
Peter Hollingworth's resignation does not make for a constitutional crisis
Domestic Politics - 28/05/2003
Peter Hollingworth made one error of judgement. He should not resign
Domestic Politics - 7/05/2003
What should form the basis for the new democratic Iraqi constitution?
International - 28/04/2003
How to build a stable Iraq after the liberation from Saddam's tyranny
International - 11/04/2003
The Hawke government was not such a great economic reformer, really
Domestic Politics - 19/03/2003
The anti-war protest crowds do not necessarily reflect public opinion
Domestic Politics - 28/02/2003
Australia's Head of State has been independent since at least 1936
Domestic Politics - 20/02/2003
The magic we would lose by removing the Australian Crown
Domestic Politics - 24/01/2003
Australia is already a world leader in protecting kids from pornography
Media - 13/01/2003
Canadians support their Constitutional Monarchy - and so do Australians!
Domestic Politics - 24/12/2002
Anticipating self-defence is not a pre-emptive strike
Domestic Politics - 9/12/2002
There is no constitutional crisis in Britain, just a tabloid crisis
Domestic Politics - 11/11/2002
The prospect of war in Iraq is a test of real leadership
International - 15/09/2002
In praise of the pax Americana
International - 15/08/2002
The Hollingworth saga demonstrates a terrible abuse of power
Domestic Politics - 28/02/2002
Commentators out of touch on refugees
International - 15/11/2001
How news is made in Australia – some personal views
Media - 15/05/2001
Opening the door to the digital era: regulating Australia's future broadcast and new media industry
Media - 15/01/2001
Human rights protection begins at home
Law & Liberties - 30/09/2000
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