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PM slams food hoarders and panic buyers

PM slams food hoarders and panic buyers

March 18, 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slammed Australians hoarding food and supplies describing the practice as "ridiculous" and "un-Australian".

Global technology leader warns against ‘digital takeover’ of democracy

Global technology leader warns against ‘digital takeover’ of democracy

March 11, 2020

Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands has warned against allowing digital technology to...

Loss of AAP newswire a tragedy for entire Pacific

Loss of AAP newswire a tragedy for entire Pacific

March 4, 2020

The shock announcement yesterday that the Australian Associated Press newsagency will cease operations after 85 years is a blow to journalism in Australia and the Pacific. AAP, which is owned by Nine, News Corp Austra...

Opinion: Between Brexit and a Hard Place

Opinion: Between Brexit and a Hard Place

February 27, 2020

I lurched off the plane with the dazed relish displayed only by passengers freshly emancipated from the...

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Youth and Political Engagement

January 18, 2020

Young Australians are one of our most under-represented demographics in elected Australian politics,...

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

January 9, 2020

As Australia’s east coast faces months of severe bushfires, Indigenous Australians are calling for revival of long-held traditions to reduce fire fuels.

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in tragedy for illegal migrants

Slavery in civilised Australia: Dreams of a better life end in tragedy for illegal migrants

January 9, 2020

Stowaways risk their lives, hoping to escape poverty and suffering. But the multi-billion-dollar business of people trafficking is an industry that turns people into slaves

Shot, blinded and beaten: the price of Chile’s unrest

Shot, blinded and beaten: the price of Chile’s unrest

December 24, 2019

Diego Foppiano Jara joined millions across Chile to protest against the severe wealth gap crippling his country. After just five minutes, he was shot in the eye by a rubber bullet.

An eye for an eye on home soil

November 29, 2019

For several months now Hong Kong has been plunged into its biggest political crisis in decades, with...

Under-employment: the job description has changed

Under-employment: the job description has changed

November 29, 2019

A growing number of Australians have a job but with fewer hours than they want and little certainty from week-to-week.

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

November 27, 2019

With Madrid hosting the next round of intergovernmental climate discussions, IPCC contributor Prof. Peter Newman breaks down who and what is on the agenda.

Compulsory Voting: Why it’s here to stay

Compulsory Voting: Why it’s here to stay

November 25, 2019

Compulsory voting is an issue that has featured prominently in public discourse in the United States,...

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