Commentary

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27 July 2016

This article examines recent Indigenous incarceration rates in Australia.

26 July 2016

Universities today are under more pressure than ever to collaborate with industry, writes Drew Evans and Carolin Plewa.

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26 July 2016

John Bush argues that to get Australia’s children learning as well as any in the world, we need rigorous evidence of what works and why – accessible to every teacher, principal and policy-maker....

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25 July 2016

Hal Pawson looks at why the Queensland government recently walked away from a deal to overhaul Logan’s 4,900 public housing dwellings by a community-housing-provider-led consortium.

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22 July 2016

Ron Johnston writes that the tone of commentary about the appropriateness and effectiveness of innovation as a centrepiece of Australian government policy has turned from one of enthusiasm,...

Article
22 July 2016

In this new term, the government must do more to deliver the health-care system we need for the 21st century – not just to improve its standing with voters, but to meet the health needs of all...

Article
22 July 2016

Australia appears to have learned little from its disastrous involvement in the War on Terror, explains Bernadette Anvia.

Article
20 July 2016

In a world of growing uncertainty, Australia needs a clear bipartisan vision of its role in the world and a strategic agenda for the long-term national interest, writes Leanne Smith.

Article
18 July 2016

Maria O’Sullivan argues that the key challenge for the returned Turnbull Government is to formulate policies that reflect the complexity of the current global refugee situation and present...

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18 July 2016

Georgia Sheales suggests that the latest attacks in France should remind Australians that our hands are far from clean in the growing global conflict.