James Boyce

is the author of the multi-award-winning book 1835: The Founding of Melbourne and the Conquest of Australia.

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Opinion June 22, 2019

Government services and religious freedom

“It is a peculiar fact that during the same period the number of practising Christians went into sharp decline, the church grew to be larger than it has ever been. Proportionally fewer Australians now attend worship than at any other time in history, and …”

News September 19, 2015

David Walsh’s MONA casino a political gamble

With MONA, David Walsh reinvigorated Tasmania’s economy and culture. A decision to take on the family who owns the state’s poker machines could see him remake it politically as well.