Commentary

Transcript
14 February 2017

This resource contains the text of Ken Boston's keynote address to the TJ Ryan Foundation's 3rd anniversary symposium, at QUT Gardens Point campus in Brisbane, on 14 February 2017.

Article
13 February 2017

Despite the enormous number of charities in the world, more are established every year – and many also disappear. Margaret Faulkner and Cathy Nguyen take a look at why.

Article
13 February 2017

The inquiry into Indigenous incarceration represents the abject failure of successive governments around the country to pay heed to what we do know about the incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres...

Blog post
13 February 2017

Hannah Marsh reviews the recent Reuters Memorial Lecture, entitled 'We Broke the News. How do we Fix it?' - delivered by Melissa Bell, of Vox.

Article
10 February 2017

Shared ownership offers many of the advantages of full home ownership to people who otherwise would not be able to afford it, writes Ilan Wiesel and Karen R. Fisher.

Article
10 February 2017

The South Australian government will introduce from July a ‘point-of-consumption tax’ to claw back some of the gambling tax revenue it is seeing disappear over the border.

Article
8 February 2017

The Coalition is chasing the wrong target on electricity prices.  This is about competition, or the lack of it, writes Giles Parkinson.

Briefing paper
7 February 2017

New Zealand's actions toward refugees on the world stage aren’t the problem. What will define us in years to come was our quiet, unshakable inaction.

Blog post
7 February 2017

Since November’s US presidential election, the issue of fake news stories spreading on social media has been under the spotlight. The Media Policy Project’s Emma Goodman looks at how governments...

Article
6 February 2017

This article outlines research which shows that ensuring adequate amenities in regions is a key factor in converting long-distance commuters into migrants to that region.