"Let us be honest with each other. The threat to marriage is not the gays. It is a lack of loving commitment - whether it is found in the form of neglect, indifference, cruelty or adultery, to name just a few manifestations of the loveless desert in which too many marriages come to grief..."
"There is nothing more Australian than our commitment to 'a fair go'. We believe that we live in an egalitarian society, where Jack is as good as his master and deference is almost unknown, where anyone with talent and grit can realize their dreams. "
"I think the denigration of science is a real threat. If scientists are mocked and derided, then soon we will have the total triumph of 'know nothing'."