Politics and government

Article
24 April 2017

A lot happened in poltics over the past fortnight. But not much happened in Newspoll.

Video lecture/presentation
11 April 2017

The Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, addressed the issue of housing affordability in a lecture hosted by AHURI at the State Library in Melbourne on Monday 10 April 2017.

EssayJournal article
15 March 2017

A sun-centred cultural revolution may not have come, but something else has happened: solar power has become dirt cheap, writes Dan Cass.

Article
3 March 2017

By forcing Malcolm Turnbull to behave like Tony Abbott, the Nationals have gravely damaged the government. 'Black Jack' McEwen showed how that can change.

Journal article
15 February 2017

Public Health Research & Practice spoke to Nicola Roxon, former Federal Health Minister, to gain some insight into the process, and advice on how to engage most productively with government....

Journal article
30 November 2016

This article looks at Auckland City's unified governance model and asks whether it is too big to fail; whether or not it represents an apex in centralising forces, or whether there is still some...

Journal article
30 November 2016

Discusses the New Zealand government’s decision to put the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2) on hold and argues that the huge number of responses to it demonstrates that “local...

Journal article
27 November 2016

Drawing on qualitative data from two studies, this paper explores what bearing this has had on the political subjectivity of welfare claimants in the New Zealand context.

Article
11 November 2016

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, the US media has embarked on a flurry of self recrimination. Much of what they discuss applies equally to the UK media and the problems with news...

Article
9 November 2016

Kate Golden discusses a new fact-checking web site, The Observatory, with its creators - two journalism professors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.