Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

1 Feb 2019

Australia has a rare opportunity to secure a common approach to family violence as part of the response to the banking royal commission. Our financial institutions should embrace it.

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30 Jan 2019

Labor’s economic policies might seem like a life raft to the Coalition, writes Paul Rodan.

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25 Jan 2019

The unexplained detention of author and diplomat, Yang Hengjun, has raised more questions about the motives of a Chinese government under stress from within and without.

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22 Jan 2019

The Uluru Statement’s plan for an Indigenous Voice should be put to a vote as soon as possible, argues Gabrielle Appleby.

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17 Jan 2019

Gonski called time on Australia’s “industrial” model of “mass education.” But does the diagnosis — and the prescription — reflect classroom reality?

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16 Jan 2019

Spamming in texts or by robo-calls may seem perverse, but it's unlikely to disappear. Here are some things you can expect leading up to the May election, and why they're allowed.

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15 Jan 2019

With the shadow boxing continuing, Labor seems likely to inherit the Adani coal mine headache.

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9 Jan 2019

Does the Coalition have a problem with female voters? The polls show a clear trend in how voters are responding.

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8 Jan 2019

There are arguments against pill testing. But none are as compelling or evidence-based as the arguments for it.

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28 Dec 2018

Tensions between the government and the university sector ran high in 2018, with the government cutting funding to student places and research and a big push back from universities.