Commentary

The Conversation
19 Sep 2017
Malcolm Turnbull was interviewed late last month on the ABC’s flagship news current affairs program, 7.30. It wasn’t...Read more
The Guardian
16 Sep 2017
A few months ago, Nick Xenophon approached me and the editors of other smaller independent and regional media companies...Read more
The Conversation
14 Sep 2017
The breakthrough in negotiations with the Senate crossbenchers that the government has been chipping away at has...Read more
The Conversation
14 Sep 2017
Australians value education, so when looking at the OECD’s Education at a Glance 2017 report , it’s not surprising to...Read more
Inside Story
12 Sep 2017
The postal marriage survey starts popping into letterboxes today, and if the deadline to return it were this Friday, or...Read more
The Conversation
11 Sep 2017
As the Federal government attempts to reform Australia’s media ownership laws, evidence is emerging that journalists...Read more
Centre for Independent Studies
09 Sep 2017
One of the most common debates in economics is when should government intervene in markets? Government itself – judging...Read more
The Conversation
07 Sep 2017
The High Court has struck down the challenges to the same-sex marriage ballot, clearing the way for voting papers to...Read more
The Conversation
04 Sep 2017
When a journalist moves from press secretary to press gallery reporter, it raises tricky ethical questions for news...Read more
Inside Story
04 Sep 2017
In a major joint announcement on Saturday, Timor-Leste and Australia declared they had reached an agreement on “central...Read more