Politics & Social Issues

Guide
27 May 2016

This guide outlines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to government child protection services in Australia.

Audio interviewAudio program
27 May 2016

Interview with Bronwyn King, Tobacco Free Portfolios CEO, to discuss the recent move by French insurer, AXA, to divest its portfolio of tobacco stocks.

Article
26 May 2016

On the face of it, poor voter engagement after weeks of campaigning is the natural corollary of the sheer length of this process, writes Mark Kenny

Report
26 May 2016

Victorian Ombudsman report which assesses whether public transport fare enforcement is fair and equitable.

Article
26 May 2016

Now the Palmer United Party has all but departed to political heaven, it's worth looking at how its preferences shaped the 2013 election outcome and what this means for the July 2 poll, writes...

Audio interviewAudio program
26 May 2016

Interview with Julianne Schultz, founding editor of the Griffith Review, to discuss democratic populism and its impact upon the nature of democratic politcs.

Audio interviewAudio program
26 May 2016

Interview with Kim Ryan, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses CEO, to discuss plans for mental health programs to be commissioned by the nation's thirty-one Primary Health Networks, in an...

Policy
26 May 2016

Independant Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenephon, outlines his policy position on water security, particularly in the South Australian context.

Policy
26 May 2016

Independant Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenephon, outlines his policy position on foreign investment and protecting Australia's national interests.

Policy
26 May 2016

Independant Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenephon, outlines his policy position on poker machines.