Commentary

Article
2 May 2016

Are Facebook, Google and Apple as different from the old news media as they claim to be?

Article
2 May 2016

Men can expect to die approximately five years sooner than women, and men are more likely to die as a result of unintentional injury and suicide relative to women.

Article
29 April 2016

For some reason, there's an expectation that for Indigenous people to move forward on constitutional recognition or a treaty we have to be in furious agreement; to be of one voice. Why?

Article
28 April 2016

By taking the initiative on the dreaded three-letter word, Labor has scored an important win

Article
28 April 2016

This article argues that the Australian government needs to adopt a more sophisticated approach to addressing social problems such as homelessness, by investing in early intervention programs and...

Article
27 April 2016

This article discusses Australia's limited provisions for the digital curation or information stewardship of grey literature.

Article
25 April 2016

This article reveals details on how much government departments are spending on media monitoring.

Article
22 April 2016

In a new Lowy Institute poll result, almost half (45 per cent) of adult Australians say Australia should  “distance itself from the United States if it elects a president like Donald Trump”.

Article
22 April 2016

As each day passes the prospect of another hung parliament and recalcitrant Senate appears more likely. It could plunge the country back into another period of uncertainty, if not chaos, writes...

Article
21 April 2016

A shadowy entity is deciding the fate of Australian citizenship, while NSW lawmakers want the power to punish those found not guilty of crimes. The erosion of our rights is continuing, just...