1. Economic reality is increasingly divorced from the ideologically driven social programmes of governments. Read NSW Finance Minister Dominic Perrottet’s excellent speech to the Centre for Independent Studies here.
2. The conclusion from Canada that “state-controlled drinking is good for health” is total nonsense, as Christopher Snowdon explains at The Spectator.
3. The public broadcasters’ actions over the past week amount to “unflinching and unfailing arrogance”, and are a let down for taxpayers, according to Janet Albrechtsen writing in The Australian this week ($).