02 December 2013 | As the National Disability Insurance Scheme is being rolled out at several launch sites around the country, questions still remain about just how mental health services will be integrated into the system.
28 November 2013 | Distrust of politicians and disillusionment with our political system is at an all-time high. And so former independent MP Ted Mack calls for a major reform of the way we do government. A new electoral system to reflect the will of the people is only one of his suggested directions for such a reform
26 November 2013 |From online media portals to phone apps and twitter poetry, technology is transforming the written word. So how are creators and consumers navigating the digital frontiers and how will these changes affect the way we read and write into the next decade?
21 November 2013 | Has the digital era fundamentally changed the nature of creation, and who the creators are?Do we have a generational gap in how we perceive creators? Does copyright law at the moment support creators?
11 November 2013 | We are in the midst of an energy revolution - gas - and it’s important that we get it right so there’s enough for both the home market and the export market, that the price is competitive and that it’s not too much of a strain on our environment.Australia is on track to being the world's biggest gas exporter with a potential with of $53 billion a year but how do we get to that point? We are still experiencing infrastructure issues especially in the short term and there are still environmental issues, especially in New South Wales, that need to be solved.
05 November 2013 | In an amusing and poignant talk Lisa Wilkinson considers the impact of social media on journalism and expresses her despair at the unfair treatment experienced by so many women working in the Australian media.
04 November 2013 | With Western Australia’s senate election result in doubt, thanks in part to 1375 completed ballot papers going missing, electronic voting is being discussed once more. But e-voting isn’t the magic solution some think it is.
29 September 2013 | In this interview, Dick Bussiere, principal architect for Tenable Network Security in the Asia Pacific region, proposes a revolution in maintaining a data network’s security posture.
26 September 2013 | Massive Online Open Courses, or MOOC’s, are poised to transform the way Australian universities operate. They’re not only popular, but have made education accessible on a scale never before seen.