Opinion

animal rights protesters oppose live export at a shipping port

Advocacy groups play a crucial and neglected role in revealing systemic animal mistreatment.

scott morrison wearing an australia flag face mask

The Prime Minister has borrowed language from Franklin Roosevelt to describe his pathway out of the pandemic. But Morrison's 'New Deal' has the potential to leave too many people behind.

Minister Ken Wyatt

A new report by UNSW Indigenous Law Centre shows overwhelming support for a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Australian Constitution. 

Powerplant

New research found power stations in the Latrobe Valley emit around 10 times more mercury than power stations in the Hunter Valley. The stark difference has a lot to do with regulations.

Qantas plane in flight

Two international law scholars explain the history of the 'right to enter' provision and how this applies to Australians stuck overseas.

qantas planes

More than two-thirds of requests to go to the UK were approved, compared to just 46% for trips to India and 59% to China.

protest

The nice way to describe a new study suggesting lockdowns haven't saved lives is that it’s 'brave'.

University campus on an Aboriginal hunting ground

Universities must meaningfully acknowledge they are sited on unceded First Nations land and Indigenous culture should be recognised in campus design. These steps are vital for reconciliation.

Map of Australia with pins in it

A lot would need to go right for reality to turn out as good as the projections in the Treasurer's intergenerational report.

Health care workers wearing PPE

The federal government has announced COVID-19 vaccination will now become mandatory for aged-care workers. This comes amid a slow and troubled rollout in the sector.

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