Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

20 Aug 2019
0

With careful thought and skilful diplomacy, Australia can navigate its way through the US–China confrontation, writes Paul Barratt.

Commentary

20 Aug 2019
0

Australia’s electoral process is not the private fiefdom of political parties. There are a variety of actors permitted to participate in our democracy and become involved in election campaigns.

Commentary

16 Aug 2019
0

Australia ensured the official communique watered down commitments to respond to climate change, gaining a hollow victory.

Commentary

14 Aug 2019
21

The United Front has become much more prominent since Xi Jinping became Communist Party general secretary in 2012. Xi has been instrumental in raising its status in the Chinese political system and publicly supporting a dramatic expansion of its roles and target groups.

Commentary

13 Aug 2019
7

Timing might mean this month’s shootings have more impact than usual, writes Lesley Russell.

Commentary

13 Aug 2019
15

We have a serious deficit in legal protection for human rights in Australia, rights that have been in regression for 20 years. We need a legislated charter setting out the rights we care about, writes Gillian Triggs.

Commentary

12 Aug 2019
5

To honour our international obligations and respond to growing sustainability markets, Australia urgently needs a contemporary definition of sustainable agriculture, including agreed on-farm metrics, writes Jacqueline Williams.

Commentary

12 Aug 2019
16

Has Trumpism taken hold among US-aligned countries in East Asia?

Commentary

9 Aug 2019
9

While current policies may be making a positive difference for some carers, the results in a recent study show there are more young carers than support services available for them.

Commentary

6 Aug 2019
16

Specialist machine learning and narrow AI could help us to start removing the “four Ds” - dirty, dull, difficult, dangerous - from our daily work.