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14 Aug 2017

“At the heart of the NDIS is the Australian goal of the fair go. The insurance model and the legislation are underpinned by this goal. If we stay true to this, the structures and the attitudes that disadvantage people with disabilities can be transformed. The mistakes in the implementation of...

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05 Jul 2015

In light of the 2015 Budget, Richard Denniss dissects the Coalition's economic management.

"A year ago, the Coalition government said we were “living beyond our means” and faced a “budget emergency” that, if not addressed, would lead us “into the eye of an economic storm”. Sound scary?...

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22 May 2014

Science communicators come together to explore the challenges of relaying complex and important scientific information to the wider community.

 

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09 Apr 2014

Griffith Review editors Lloyd Jones and Julianne Schultz invited a wild mix of New Zealanders to write about that place over the ditch. Join four writers and editors for a conversation about the complexities of the contemporary Kiwi.

 

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06 Nov 2013

Anwar Ibrahim is an internationally recognised champion of democracy. The former Malaysian Vice-President has spent years championing free and fair electoral processes at great personal cost. He speaks to Waleed Aly at Adelaide Festival of Ideas.

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28 Oct 2013

Robert Manne argues that News Corp’s domination of the press is a threat to Australia’s democracy.

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In late July, Robert Thomson, the suave chief executive of News Corp – the recently separated and financially challenged publishing branch of the Murdoch media...

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21 May 2013

Speaking at Sydney Ideas event 'Trusting The Media', Dr Fiona Martin addresses the topic of transparency. University of Sydney, April 2013

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14 Feb 2013

Novelist, journalist and political commentator Ahdaf Soueif was in Cairo’s Tahrir Square during the 18 days of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Reporting on the ground for the Guardian and other media as the dramatic events unfolded in her city, Soueif witnessed the impact of the revolution on the...

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26 Apr 2012

The rising influence of vested interests is threatening Australia’s egalitarian social contract writes Wayne Swan, "this essay to make a simple point: if we don’t grow together economically, our community will grow apart."

A decade ago, as I waited for my order outside a...

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01 Mar 2012

The Greens wield more power than ever, but can they survive their own success? asks Sally Neighbour in The Monthly.

The Australian Greens wield more power than ever, but face amplified divisions within the party – leadership versus grassroots, pragmatism...

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