New US ambassador is Pacific fleet admiral Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was so excited by the appointment of an American Ambassador to Canberra following a frigid 16-month delay that he tweeted: “Great to see Admiral Harry Harris nominated by Donald Trump as US Ambassador to Australia. Look forward to seeing you in Canberra, Harry!” This…

The Post: Hollywood’s massacre of the Pentagon Papers story Hollywood is America’s dream factory. It has been selling its version of American exceptionalism and superiority to the world for almost 100 years. Since my days in short trousers and bare feet I’ve been addicted to movies of all sorts, American, British and Australian. However, it has taken…

Aussie billionaires James Packer, Rupert Murdoch and Frank Lowy reorganise their family fortunes Australian politicians and regulators queue up to make life easier for billionaire casino owner James Packer. They can’t do enough for the louche playboy and son of the late Kerry Packer. Take the gambling report commissioned by the NSW Coalition Government into…