Parliament

Professor Jenny Buchan, UNSW Business School

The law needs to level the playing field for franchisees, says UNSW Professor Jenny Buchan. 

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Parliament should discontinue its prayers and instead seek to respect and acknowledge people of all beliefs, writes George Williams.

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Unwittingly being a citizen of somewhere else does not breach the constitution's demand for sole loyalty to Australia, writes Rosalind Dixon.

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Australia lacks of an effective system for the community to petition their elected representatives, writes George Williams.

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The Independents were kingmakers at the beginning of this parliamentary term, and they might play the same role at its end, writes George Williams.

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Campbell Newman's historic majority is proving to be a real source of irritation as it has focused attention on the enemy within, argues Fergal Davis.

The high number of Australians missing from the electoral roll is a national disgrace says Professor George Williams, who's called for a system of online enrolment.