Author Archives: Kenneth Robson

About Kenneth Robson

I studied at Adelaide Boys' High School, and the University of Adelaide, Medical School. graduating in 1961. My field of specialisation was Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Prior to establishing my practice in Adelaide, I spent 5 years working in India, and Papua-New Guinea, in the field of reconstructive surgery for leprosy. In retirement I joined the Australian Technical Analyst Association and passed the two examinations for a Diploma inTechnical Analysis, and the designation Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.

Complacency, the curse of incumbency!

In the last few days of Parliamentary sitting this year, PM Scott Morrison and his team repeatedly accused the Labor Party of gloating over the divisions within the Coalition, and taking for granted a victory at the next election. But … Continue reading

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Cherish our Children!

At Christmas we honour a baby, the baby Jesus, and symbolically heaven’s most precious gift to mankind, our children. Let us delight them this day, remembering that our love and nurturing care are our greatest gifts to them. They are … Continue reading

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A missed opportunity for unity of energy policy

When NSW’s Energy Minister Don Harwin called on the Federal Minister Angus Taylor at the COAG energy meeting in Adelaide this week to add an emission obligation to the agenda for discussion, it was resolutely blocked. Angus Taylor after the … Continue reading

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The Dean of Climate Change!

Don’t expect accurate investigative journalistic comment from Rowan Dean. After all, he is  just an entertainer, with a quick and acerbic wit, always at the expense of others, never himself.  Does one laugh at his absurdities or kill his diatribes … Continue reading

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Is an Independent Vote a wasted vote?

The two major parties would certainly have you think so. They argue that it is only they who can govern, and execute their agreed policies for the benefit of their support base. On this rationale, you and I really have … Continue reading

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It’s the Environment, not the Economy, that is likely to be the main election Issue.

 The Coalition is on strong ground when it asserts its economic credentials, but the next federal election is more likely to be won by the Party that takes the threat of lasting Climate Change damage to the environment more seriously.  … Continue reading

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Who is trying to kill whom?

Most Australians thought that the Libs had killed off Malcolm Turnbull but indefatigable conservative bogger Andrew Bolt has a different take. Turnbull fell on his sword  and resigned to plunge the Libs into disarray, and is now plotting to destroy … Continue reading

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The Contrasting Styles of Scott Morrison and Kerryn Phelps!

Scott Morrison became the 30th Prime Minister of Australia after a leadership ballot on the 24th August 2018 bringing to a head nearly three years of factional in-fighting between the much smaller ultra-conservative wing with Right on their side, and … Continue reading

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Spare a thought for Gladys Berejiklian

48 year old Gladys Berejiklian, has been the member for the NSW seat of Willoughby since 2003, after the retirement of former Opposition Leader Peter Collins. She has held a number of portfolios including that of State Treasurer for two … Continue reading

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The Ungracious Right!

Voters in the Wentworth Electorate this coming Saturday (October 20) will have their say on the toppling of their popular member Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister. If the Liberal candidate, Turnbull backed David Sharma, fails to win the … Continue reading

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