politics

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Picking a winner in the tumultuous US Presidential race is a fraught exercise, a panel of experts has told a conference audience at UNSW.

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A comparison of media coverage of Julia Gillard's and Malcolm Turnbull's ascent to Prime Minister reveals significant gender bias, according to research presented at UNSW on Wednesday. 

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Sixty per cent of Australians say they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim, according to research presented at UNSW's 2016 Australian Political Studies Association Conference.

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UNSW research shows that Australia is collecting more telecommunications metadata per capita than comparable nations, putting national security interests ahead of privacy concerns. 

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Good governance is the right thing to do, and boosts the legitimacy of decision-making. If moral chivalry doesn't appeal, here are two more reasons: it's cost-efficient and delivers better solutions.

Malcolm Turnbull

Some policies will split the traditional supporters of the Coalition, while others will put the government at odds with key Senate cross benchers, writes Lindy Edwards.

dead fish

The world has global authorities for trade and security, but not for threats to the environment. It's time the natural world got its own seat at the UN, write Anthony Burke and Stefanie Fishel.

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A journalism student explains what it’s like working in Australia’s largest newsroom to cover the federal election campaign for UniPollWatch.

stalemate

If neither side reaches 76 seats, Australia could be faced with weeks of uncertainty, writes George Williams.

book signing

If it’s an election, you can bet that our cash-strapped publishing industry is preparing to unleash another volley of election campaign diaries, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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