religion November 27, 2021
The Morrison government’s religious discrimination bill is being rushed into parliament ahead of the election, although it fails to clarify key aspects of discrimination, including the treatment of queer school students.
education September 11, 2021
Even as school principals face more onerous workplace demands, they are receiving less support, leaving many burnt out and disillusioned – and some under investigation.
indigenous affairs August 21, 2021
A controversial medical condition is being used by law enforcement around Australia to defend the use of force and to explain deaths in custody – but it has no agreed definition and may not even exist.
resources August 14, 2021
For the first time, the IPCC has been able to emphatically conclude that human influence is responsible for almost all global warming experienced since pre-industrial times. All model scenarios show a breach of the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degree Celsius target in the early 2030s.
ir August 14, 2021
This weekend marks six months since the Brittany Higgins allegations broke. How much political capital has Scott Morrison expended on issues of concern to women, particularly their safety and economic security?
immigration July 31, 2021
As universities struggle through the pandemic, Asia studies programs are being cut at an alarming rate, indicating a national move away from engagement with Asia.
media July 24, 2021
A former journalist and son of a line of management consultants, Mark Scott arrives at the University of Sydney as an unlikely vice-chancellor. Can his curious talents turn around a struggling sector?
education July 17, 2021
Childhood vaccination has still not been put on the agenda of national cabinet, but it is the next big focus of the pandemic.
law & crime July 17, 2021
As Australia’s security laws become more authoritarian – on the basis of supposed threats from terrorism and China – their lack of oversight threatens our democratic foundations.