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Talking about power #MeToo

Following trends on social media, ShelterSA has published this opinion piece, covering the relationship between viral movements such as #MeToo, and gender inequality and power.
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Why the not-for-profit cultural sector needs tailor-made copyright safe harbours

Copyright safe harbours can be a useful policy tool. They help ensure that exposure to copyright liability doesn’t inhibit socially or economically useful activity, such as developing internet infrastructure.
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Governments shouldn’t be so hasty in declaring victory on wages policy

Wages have collapsed Malcolm Turnbull. Not necessarily for anything he has done or not done, but fixing it and ameliorating the pain is today’s pressing issue, writes John Wanna.
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How Victoria's Liberals went feral

A looming court case is further evidence of a deep divide within a once-powerful election-winning machine, writes James Murphy.
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In Batman, the known unknowns provide plenty of uncertainty

The battle for the inner-Melbourne seat is no ordinary by-election for Labor, suggests Peter Brent.
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How copyright law is holding back Australian creators

Australian creators struggle to understand copyright law and how to manage it for their own projects. Indeed, a new study has found copyright law can act as a deterrent to creation, rather than an incentive for it.
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Revealed: the extent of job-swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists

More than 180 individuals have moved between senior public service roles and the fossil fuel industry in Australia over the past decade - providing a golden escalator for former senior politicians.
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Dear Ms Plibersek

Labor’s shadow education minister faces the problem of working out why school reform has failed, and what a federal education minister could do about it.
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Close up: the government’s facial recognition plan could reveal more than just your identity

The federal government's plans to store our biometric data are currently going through parliament. The data could reveal more than we'd like to those who seek to access the information.
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We won’t close the gap if the Commonwealth cuts off Indigenous housing support

Decent housing underpins the Closing the Gap goals, with a decade-long national remote housing program having made measurable progress. If the Commonwealth pulls out now, hard-won gains could be lost.