Commentary

Article
9 February 2016

It’s time for funds and a plan to preserve and commemorate this visitor from Ancient Australia, writes the geologist who discovered Mungo Man’s remains

Article
9 February 2016

The National Innovation and Science Agenda puts forward a package of initiatives to ensure innovation is at the heart of the Australian economy – but does it adequately address ‘skilling for...

Article
4 February 2016

The Australian Electoral Commission’s latest political finance figures show how closely entwined are government and the development industry

Article
3 February 2016

Why do parties have so much trouble learning from past successes and failures?

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…