Gabrielle Appleby


Looking forward to constitutional reform by looking back at Uluru

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

Towards an Indigenous voice

The Uluru Statement from the Heart is beginning to have an impact in Canberra, argues Gabrielle Appleby.

The long road to recognition

First Nations have reclaimed the recognition process in the lead-up to a landmark gathering at Uluru this month.
Discussion paper

A federal anti-corruption agency for Australia?

This major paper, canvassing key issues for the design of a federal anti-corruption commission, has been released at National Integrity 2017, as part of a new assessment of Australia’s systems of integrity, accountability and anti-corruption. Professor A J Brown, leader of the Australian Research Council...

Restoring the independence of the solicitor-general

George Brandis’s backdown is only the first step in clarifying and protecting the role of this key legal officer LATE last week, six months after George Brandis quietly issued his Legal Services Direction tightening control over the work of the Commonwealth solicitor-general, the attorney-general abandoned...