#040 What Does “Secular” Mean?

What does the word “secular” really mean? Dr Stephen Chavura is one of Australia’s foremost thought leaders on the subjects of politics, freedom & religion, and how they are all related. He holds a Ph.D. in the history of early-modern English political thought.

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#036 Andrew Cooper, Founder of LibertyWorks

Andrew Cooper is the founder of LibertyWorks Inc., an Australian based not-for-profit organisation that advocates for a drastic reduction in government control over people’s economic and personal lives.

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#033 From Russia With Love

OR WILL WE? “The war is over. Everyone agrees not to repeat the recent horrors. Of course, we’re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a gift for self-destruction. Maybe this time we’ll learn…” – The Hunger Games

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#032 Martyn Iles – The Discrimination Industry

Martyn Iles is a founding director of the Human Rights Law Alliance, pushing back against angry activists determined to cause division and destroy freedom in Australia. Hear about the wins & progress against injustice.

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#030 Katy Faust – Them Before Us

Children have rights, needs, and must be given a voice. Children have a fundamental right to be known and loved by the two people who made them: their mother and father. It’s a right that’s recognised worldwide.

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#028 Graeme Haycroft – Competition for Unions

Graeme Haycroft has been called a union buster. Perhaps he’s been given that name because he’s critical of the raw deal workers get when they’re not given genuine choices: when monopolies are allowed unchallenged.

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#027 Campbell Newman

Campbell Newman was an extremely popular Lord Mayor of Australia’s largest city council, Brisbane. He became Premier of Qld in audacious circumstances & became the target of an extremely vicious & sustained smear campaign.

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#025 Cory Bernardi’s Conservative Revolution

Senator Cory Bernardi is the founder and leader of Australia’s newest and fastest growing political party, the Australian Conservatives, regarded by mainstream media and major parties as a “maverick” & “rebel”.

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#024 The Tyranny of Tolerance

Peter Kurti’s thoughtful deliberation about the meaning of tolerance and its tension with political liberty is indispensable. He critiques multiculturalism & diversity and explains religious freedom in 21st-century democracy.

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#023 Judi Taylor on Assisted Suicide

While the illegal trade in death goes unpunished and predators prosper, Australia’s suicide prevention ambitions are a sick joke. Worse, Victoria and other states are considering making assisted suicide legal…

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#019: Pastor Peter Pilt

Peter Pilt is a political pastor most widely known as an outspoken Christian blogger who wishes people could debate opinions without being insulting OR easily offended. We talk about Christian activism, halal certification, practical kindness, and foreign aid.

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#018: Superannuation Policy Simplified

Michael Lorimer explains and simplifies superannuation, and where the last two “conservative” budgets have betrayed all Australians with silly and unnecessary complexities only recently removed. Michael has extensive involvement in the development of superannuation legislation and policy..

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#017: Senator Pauline Hanson

Pauline Hanson is undoubtedly one of the most influential people in Australia, a Qld Senator in the federal Parliament, and leader of the Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party. She sat down with Dave Pellowe to discuss the Family Law Court, Australian Culture and Immigration, and the many issues to be considered at the next Queensland election.

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#016: Health Laws & Lobbyists

Gary Johns was the Labor federal Member for Petrie from 1987 to 1996 and served in Paul Keating’s cabinet. He joined me to talk about his journey from the political left to right and his new book, “Your Body Belongs To The Nation”.

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#015: Journalism – Reporting and Commentary

Peter Gleeson is the Editor of the Sunday Mail, Queensland’s largest print newspaper. We talk about his long career, the changes he’s seen, the differences between reporting and commentary, and the options before Malcolm Turnbull, Cory Bernardi, and Qld voters at their coming state election.

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#014: China – Rights & Freedom

Dan Ryan is a board member of the Australia-China Council and is actively involved in public policy matters in Asia. We discuss the relationship between Australia and China, human rights, religious freedom, and the similarities between us.

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#013: Marriage Reality

Dr David van Gend is a family doctor in Toowoomba and a frequent contributor to national debates on life and family issues. He’s debated bioethical issues on programs such as ABC Lateline, The 7.30 Report and SBS Insight. He’s also the author of the best-selling new book: “Stealing From a Child: the Injustice of ‘Marriage Equality’”.

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#012: Killing Euthanasia Myths

Andrew Denton’s speech to the National Press Club sounds persuasive and smooth initially, but upon closer inspection rests entirely on subjective emotions, stories and anecdotes – and not evidence. Bill Muehlenberg, author of “The Challenge of Euthanasia”, joins Dave Pellowe to examine Denton’s points one by one.

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#011: Excellence In Stupidity

Meet Stuart Ballantyne, owner of Australia’s largest ship designing company. We discuss payroll tax, company tax, water transport ideas, Qantas interfering in Australian politics, and consumer activism. Read about each topic quickly or watch the equally brief segments one at a time.

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