Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

8 Mar 2019
8

Whoever forms the next government should increase investment in foreign affairs and trade, finding ways to make Australia more prominent in global dispute resolution.

Commentary

7 Mar 2019
23

The foundation of the Australian higher education system is built on two broad principles. The first is that they exist for the betterment of the nation. The second is that the doors of universities and other higher education institutions are open to everyone.

Commentary

7 Mar 2019
13

The key motivation for New Zealand’s Labour-led government in establishing the Tax Working Group was to investigate a fairer tax system. For reasons of simplicity, the TWG proposes broad exclusions from a capital gains tax, including a taxpayer’s primary home and all personal assets such...

Commentary

5 Mar 2019
21

If we’re serious about improving access to mental health care, we need to look to online therapies.

Commentary

4 Mar 2019
12

Map the Victorian election results onto federal seats, add a dash of history, and the prognosis is grim.

Commentary

28 Feb 2019
26

If the next government is serious about protecting Australian businesses and families, here are seven concrete actions it should take immediately upon taking office, suggests Damien Manuel.

Commentary

28 Feb 2019
8

We won’t solve the biggest challenges if they’re not reflected in the work we do, writes Frances Flanagan.

Commentary

26 Feb 2019
24

The Morrison Government ignores the case for expanding access to preschool education at its peril, writes Tom Greenwell.

Commentary

26 Feb 2019
14

Financial hardship can affect almost anyone. However, severe and ongoing debt problems are an inevitability for Australians whose incomes are simply too low to meet the cost of living.

Commentary

25 Feb 2019
14

The Australian government’s climate “canter” relies on a sleight of hand that dates back to the 1997 climate talks in Japan.