Royce Kurmelovs
is an Adelaide-based freelance journalist and author.

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News February 22, 2020

The impact of Holden’s demise

As General Motors announces the end of the Holden brand, many of the company’s former auto workers remain in precarious employment.

News February 08, 2020

Nuclear waste site selected in SA

The government’s decision to build a nuclear waste facility in Kimba has divided the South Australian town, with detractors questioning the millions spent on building community support.

News February 01, 2020

Funding cuts to community legal sector

A government funding debacle has hurt the community legal sector across the country, forcing centres to close down and leaving vulnerable people in the lurch.

News November 02, 2019

Unpausing the robo-debt algorithm

Government officials have admitted that the robo-debt system accidentally sent out 10,000 debt notices in April. But questions remain about who knew of the problem and whether it could happen again.

News October 19, 2019

Robo-debt restart affects thousands

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked correspondence shows an error caused the controversial robo-debt algorithm to ‘unpause’ in April this year.

News August 10, 2019

The pipe dream of nuclear power

Although a parliamentary inquiry is revisiting the possibility of nuclear power in Australia, recent history suggests any support is unlikely to gain critical mass.

News April 20, 2019

The long road home from Syria

Repatriating from foreign conflict zones the Australian women and children who became caught up in Daesh’s now-defunct reign of terror will require exacting planning and consideration.

News February 23, 2019

The aged-care royal commission

While the royal commission into aged care has begun by exposing distressing cases of neglect, experts warn that it is the generations currently unaffected – and uninterested – who must become engaged in order for standards to improve.

News September 29, 2018

Inquest on Wayne Fella Morrison

As an inquest into the death in custody of Wayne Fella Morrison continues, his family hopes for justice while the South Australian government cuts funding to key Aboriginal legal services.

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