Commentary

Article
23 September 2016

As the Productivity Commission delivers what’s expected to a controversial report into Intellectual Property to the Government, research from the US questions the push for relaxing Australia’s...

Article
20 September 2016

An overwhelming majority of Australians support a Royal Commission into the finance sector. Ian McAuley explains why.

Article
19 September 2016

This article argues that the Draft BBC Charter and Draft Framework Agreement, published on 15 September 2016, will stifle the BBC's independence.

Article
19 September 2016

Why do Australians turn away when another justice fails Aboriginal people? Dr Lissa Johnson explains the psychology behind the great Australian silence.

Article
16 September 2016

What are the implications of repurposing existing residential infrastructure for short-term accommodation?

Article
16 September 2016

South Australia’s iconic Kangaroo Island could pioneer a new age of renewable energy, according to new research.

Blog post
15 September 2016

Cybersecurity continues to be a prominent issue in the US election race, writes Zoe Hawkins.

Article
15 September 2016

The time-honoured political and media-owner manoeuvrings are a substitute for smart, citizen-focused policymaking, writes Tim Dwyer.

Article
15 September 2016

The pervasive application of defamation law to all communication creates real risks of liability for publishers, writes David Rolph.

Article
14 September 2016

The NSW Baird government’s assault on your ‘right to know” shows no sign of abating, writes Greens MP, Mehreen Faruqi.