Commentary

31 July 2015

How does New Zealand’s proposed National Action Plan (NAP) on women, peace and security measure up?
 

 

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27 July 2015

Australia’s largest retail banks – known as the big four – have been praised as leaders in corporate sustainability reporting. Despite receiving numerous sustainability awards, a closer examination of their operations reveals a different picture. 

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24 July 2015

Australia’s school funding system keeps shifting resources towards non-government schools, and the argument that this saves public money is looking even shakier

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21 July 2015

Redesigning the market and supporting deliberative development are the keys to achieving good, affordable apartments.

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21 July 2015

Tony Abbott has argued that “Coal is good for humanity, coal is good for prosperity, coal is an essential part of our economic future, here in Australia, and right around the world.” It seems, however, that a growing majority of Australians disagree with him. 

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21 July 2015

The immediate effect of the 2012 carbon price was to increase the costs faced by most electricity generators. Simple economics suggests that two effects should have followed.

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20 July 2015

If corruption does not exist in Australia's federal sector, it would make Canberra the only corruption-free place in the world, argues Geoffrey Watson.

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16 July 2015

Lost in the fog of the Zaky Mallah controversy are more fundamental questions about the ABC’s role in representative democracy

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16 July 2015

With the next election on the horizon, the pressure is on to give Labor’s carbon policy a name that sticks

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13 July 2015

Domestic homicide is considered to be one of the most preventable crimes in the community. Emily Maguire examines intimate partner violence in Australia and how to stop it.

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