Commentary

Commentary

Commentary

16 Sep 2019
0

The UN has asked world leaders to bring concrete climate action plans to this week's summit - and Australia is likely to cop heavy criticism.

Commentary

12 Sep 2019
5

The temptation to judge a researcher’s performance through simple metrics, such as the number of published research papers, is strong. These metrics are incentives that drive behaviour - not all of it good, writes Alan Finkel.

Commentary

12 Sep 2019
18

When it comes to improving Indigenous policies and programs, Indigenous communities should be the ones evaluating government – rather than the other way around.

Commentary

11 Sep 2019
14

Australian politics' 'revolving door' is undermining efforts to counter lobbying and potential corruption, and the regulation system is hopelessly flawed.

Commentary

7 Sep 2019
5

Hooked on subsidies, the system is failing. The government needs to move beyond its prejudices about public and private financing, writes Jennifer Doggett.

Commentary

5 Sep 2019
13

The lesson of the Nine affair is actually less about donations and more about the importance of those managing a media empire imbibing a central principle of journalism.

Commentary

5 Sep 2019
45

Last week, the Queensland government extinguished native title over tracts of land in the Galilee Basin so the Adani coal mine could proceed.

Commentary

4 Sep 2019
6

The evidence of climate change is increasingly clear, yet Australia’s emissions continue to increase. Our political leaders are spinning the data and failing to act, putting our children’s future, our economy and the natural environment at risk.

Commentary

1 Sep 2019
32

The federal government made it clear at the National Housing Conference that significant new spending isn’t likely.

Commentary

29 Aug 2019
12

Under no circumstances do NAPLAN scores alone indicate a student's full potential, so linking them to any future job application is a dangerous idea.