Commentary

Article
3 February 2016

This article discusses the barriers faced by non-white house hunters in Sydney.

Blog post
28 January 2016

We now spend more time online each day than we do sleeping. But how does that affect our everyday lives? What effect does it have on how we communicate and interact, how we work and engage with...

Article
28 January 2016

In a world-first clinical trial, Melbourne medical researchers have shown that patients with an advanced form of leukaemia can achieve complete remission with a novel tablet treatment.

Article
27 January 2016

Over the course of the last parliament in the UK, cuts to services and closures amounted to a 16% reduction in library funding.

Blog post
27 January 2016

Another year, another crisis in traditional media. Most recently, it has been The Guardian announcing it needs to cut costs by 20%, as the revenues from online advertising cannot compensate for...

Article
25 January 2016

Will ASEAN surpass China as the powerhouse of the East? There’s a been a lot of commentary lately…

Blog post
21 January 2016

A look at cutting edge technologies that could radically improve the daily lives of people living with disabilities.

Article
20 January 2016

Malcolm Turnbull has directly lobbied US legislators to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, which he describes as “a very critical part of America’s continued presence in the Asia-...

Article
18 January 2016

This article argues that the paperless arrests regime is just another brick in the wall of the Northern Territory’s obsession with mass incarceration.

Blog post
14 January 2016

On the back of many of their predictions for broadband in 2015 playing out, the team at the World Wide Web Foundation offer some predictions for access developments and trends in 2016.