Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

18 Feb 2020
0

Megan Davis writes that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples do not seek symbolism, and certainly not in the constitution, which distributes power across the federation. They seek change that can make a concrete difference to their lives.

Commentary

13 Feb 2020
4

The latest Closing the Gap report brings cause both for scepticism and for guarded optimism.

Commentary

5 Feb 2020
25

Australia has entered the year in bad shape, and things will only get worse without a change in direction, writes Adam Triggs.

Commentary

4 Feb 2020
15

The benefits of gas-fired power are badly overstated, and will take Australia further in the wrong direction on climate change, writes Tim Baxter.

Commentary

2 Feb 2020
11

It's much harder to remove a minister these days than it used to be – and there's no sign Bridget McKenzie's departure will prove a damaging blow for the Morrison Government.

Commentary

30 Jan 2020
4

The devastating bushfires are adding to the pressure for Scott Morrison to cooperate with Australia’s Pacific neighbours.

Commentary

24 Jan 2020
18

Revelations about Clearview AI’s harvesting of online images challenge us all to think carefully about this technology’s impacts.

Commentary

24 Jan 2020
25

The decades-long expansion of public funding to private schools has done the opposite of what its proponents claim.

Commentary

13 Jan 2020
25

There is an obvious point upon which the LNP, Labor and Greens might agree to move policy forward: the national 'cap and trade' emissions trading system proposed by John Howard in 2007.

Commentary

8 Jan 2020
32

Professor Lynette Russell, director of the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre, says the Indigenous practice of cultural burning has traditionally been used as a way of rejuvenating and nurturing the land.