Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

12 Dec 2019
4

Fortunately, with increasing vaccination coverage, we’re now finally seeing signs the number of new measles cases in Samoa is slowing.

Commentary

12 Dec 2019
12

Tenure in social housing was once effectively unlimited, provided tenants paid their rent and maintained their property. But waiting list pressures have led to a new approach.

Commentary

11 Dec 2019
8

The link between public (and increasingly private) investment in mega-road projects and growing emissions appears to have escaped the attention of the processes that oversee public project decisions – panel hearings, ministerial processes and environmental impact assessments.

Commentary

10 Dec 2019
6

This article addresses the antibiotic resistance in remote Indigenous communities needing to be a part of the ongoing effort to close the gap in health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Commentary

9 Dec 2019
11

Australian policymakers don’t share technology companies’ belief in a borderless world, writes James Panichi.

Commentary

9 Dec 2019
42

Only fifteen minutes from Parliament House, four Canberra schools reveal the growing segregation in Australian education — and how government policy is at its heart.

Commentary

6 Dec 2019
8

We care less about the arts when there is less to care about. The government of the day has backed Australian arts and culture into a corner and it must start telling its story better to survive.

Commentary

4 Dec 2019
13

After much negotiation, the Morrison Government has secured the repeal of the medical evacuation law – known as “medevac” – after making a secret deal with Senate cross-bencher, Jacqui Lambie.

Commentary

4 Dec 2019
11

High performing systems invest relentlessly in their teachers. They focus on the same things Australian governments do – recruiting the best, training teachers well and giving them practical support and development.

Commentary

2 Dec 2019
11

Despite the trade minister’s response, there’s nothing unusual about Emmanuel Macron’s demand for progress, says John Quiggan.