In 1998, a Maori tribe’s claim for land, resources and compensation, in New Zealand’s south island, was finally recognised. But as noted Ngai Tahu tribal elder Sir Tipene O’Regan asks "what’s it all for?"
CEO of Screen Australia, Graeme Mason, says that the successes of the Australian screen industry raises the profile of Australia on the world stage like no other form of creative expression, sport or industry.
The Federal Government's draft Harper Competition Review calls for a root and branch rethink of the way we regulate commerce, including old established industries that are being revolutionised by on-line and smart-phone technology.
What happens when this highly mobile species faces a ‘perfect storm’ of threats from urban sprawl, clearing of nesting and roosting habitat and even its last refugia, an introduced species of pine, is being logged.
There's a growing public disenchantment with democracy and the modern political process. So, here's a solution: citizens’ juries—ordinary people who are given the information and training to make decisions on civic issues.