Non-discrimination is the natural twin of fundamental liberties. We cannot all enjoy these freedoms in equal measure if discrimination is practised without redresss, write Geoffrey Brahm Levey and Helen Pringle.
On any cogent human rights analysis, it is difficult to see how transferring asylum seeker children to Nauru or PNG would ever be in their best interests, writes Jane McAdam.
While America's allies Israel and Saudi Arabia stand to lose from the peaceful resolution to the Iranian stand-off, the causes of peace in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine have just been given a boost, writes Anthony Billingsley.
By backtracking on Gonski, the Coalition is undermining the trust inherent in intergovernmental agreements, with serious ramifications for planning in our most critical policy areas, argues Shipra Chordia.
Science/Law graduate Sarah Lux-Lee plans to use her Sir John Monash Scholarship to study a Masters in Public Administration at Columbia University.
Rip currents claim more lives in Australia on average each year than bushfires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined, UNSW research shows.
ABC TV's documentary on labiaplasty shines a light on the increasing number of women choosing to go under the knife to have their labia reduced, writes Rebecca Deans.
Time will tell if the Productivty Commission’s assessment on lifting the retirement age will galvanise constructive debate and action, writes Rafal Chomik.
UNSW's Football United will play a key role in Australia’s delegation to the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference.
David Folkenflik’s book is a well written account of some of the most dramatic events surrounding Murdoch’s career and impact, but there are some odd absences, writes David McKnight.