Like what you've read?

On Line Opinion is the only Australian site where you get all sides of the story. We don't
charge, but we need your support. Here�s how you can help.

  • Advertise

    We have a monthly audience of 70,000 and advertising packages from $200 a month.

  • Volunteer

    We always need commissioning editors and sub-editors.

  • Contribute

    Got something to say? Submit an essay.

 The National Forum   Donate   Your Account   On Line Opinion   Forum   Blogs   Polling   About   
On Line Opinion logo ON LINE OPINION - Australia's e-journal of social and political debate


On Line Opinion is a not-for-profit publication and relies on the generosity of its sponsors, editors and contributors. If you would like to help, contact us.


RSS 2.0

Malcolm Colless

Malcolm Colless is a freelance journalist and political commentator. He was a journalist on The Times in London from 1969-71 and Australian correspondent for the Wall Street Journal from 1972-76. He was political editor of The Australian, based in Canberra, from 1977-81 and a director of News Ltd from 1991-2007.

Where are the political heroes?
Domestic Politics - 30/01/2013 - 9 comments
Is Abbott the conservatives' liability?
Domestic Politics - 30/10/2012 - 54 comments
Turnbull is an underutilised asset
Domestic Politics - 13/04/2012 - 19 comments
Gillard's time bomb bid to duchess business leaders
Domestic Politics - 9/03/2012 - 8 comments
Thatcher in Africa
International - 17/01/2012 - 11 comments
Qantas dispute - part of a major workplace upheaval
Economics - 31/10/2011 - 43 comments
Domestic Politics - 5/09/2011 - 12 comments
Australian media: any media inquiry must involve the ABC
Domestic Politics - 3/08/2011 - 9 comments
Time for Abbott to play the nuclear power card
Environment - 6/07/2011 - 21 comments
Gender equality - a delicate balancing act for Fair Work Australia
June 2011 Feature - 20/06/2011 - 2 comments
Policy wonk Rudds grand vision for regional diplomacy: The Australia Network
Media - 15/06/2011 - 5 comments
The poker machine debate
Domestic Politics - 27/04/2011 - 16 comments
For NSW voters divorcing Labor will be the easy part
March 2011 Feature - 21/03/2011
Time for Abbott to stand up to Gillard's politically correct harassment
Domestic Politics - 1/03/2011 - 28 comments
Gillard's spin on flood levy sucking her into the vortex
Domestic Politics - 31/01/2011 - 18 comments
Who will use, or be able to afford, the NBN
Science & Technology - 9/11/2010 - 17 comments
Keeping Rudd out of Gillard's hair
Domestic Politics - 14/09/2010 - 15 comments
In bed with the Greens
Domestic Politics - 3/09/2010 - 20 comments
Politicians may come and go, but the public service is always there
Domestic Politics - 20/08/2010 - 1 comment

About Us Search Discuss Feedback Legals Privacy