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

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News May 23, 2020

The new world of desk-bound work

With Covid-19 forcing so many employees to work from home, permanent changes – both in function and monitoring – are expected in the ways we do business.

News April 25, 2020

Privacy concerns over tracing app

The government’s proposed Covid-19 contact tracing app is being sold on its ability to save lives. But experts fear privacy shortcomings and a lack of detail about its development will see it rejected by an already sceptical public.

News March 28, 2020

Australian airlines in turmoil

As the aviation industry faces financial ruin, Qantas boss Alan Joyce lashes out at a possible government bailout of Virgin Australia, a move that only accentuates the turbulence ahead.

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.

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