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The $3.8 billion expansion of the New South Wales prison estate by 7000 beds represents a manifest and very expensive failure of public policy.
There are three reasons why this is so. First, the lack of evidence to support the expansion; second, because prisons...
Australia's system of representative democracy is stable but weak. We aren’t about to have an Arab spring, but, when people’s engagement with democracy is limited to voting at elections, often with hostility or resentment, it’s a weak democracy. The system needs revitalising and the local...
The mining industry likes to consider itself special.
Tax laws that apply to other industries don’t apply to miners, as the controversy around Glencore’s tax bill shows.
Planning laws get changed when miners don’t like them, as the NSW government showed with Rio...