Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

15 Jan 2019

With the shadow boxing continuing, Labor seems likely to inherit the Adani coal mine headache.

Commentary

9 Jan 2019

Does the Coalition have a problem with female voters? The polls show a clear trend in how voters are responding.

Commentary

8 Jan 2019

There are arguments against pill testing. But none are as compelling or evidence-based as the arguments for it.

Commentary

28 Dec 2018

Tensions between the government and the university sector ran high in 2018, with the government cutting funding to student places and research and a big push back from universities.

Commentary

27 Dec 2018

Canberra is growing as fast as anywhere in Australia. It's driven by a knowledge economy that is transforming the city centre but is also displacing poorer residents.

Commentary

18 Dec 2018

Cyber civil defence is the responsibility of the entire community. Australia needs a national standing committee for cyber security emergency management and resilience that is an equal partnership between government, business, and academic specialists.

Commentary

17 Dec 2018

The IPA's audit of academic freedom pits people either for or against universities. This prevents us from having thorough conversations about real threats to academic freedom.

Commentary

14 Dec 2018

Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, has come out of the election with the upper hand against the Legislative Council’s crowded crossbench.

Commentary

11 Dec 2018

The current regime that oversees digital platforms is woefully inadequate. Right now, as the ACCC notes, digital platforms are largely unregulated.

Commentary

11 Dec 2018

The ACCC has signalled its intention to work with the OECD and other international agencies to kickstart an international law-making effort to regulate Google, Facebook and their successors.