Opinion

an illustration showing a figure standing out from a crowd of anonymous figures

There has been widespread conjecture about the allegation against Christian Porter, but the court considering his claim that he was defamed by the ABC will have very specific questions to consider.

A person sitting down against the wall in a darkened room hiding their head in their hands

The media often reflects personal and professional biases and community misunderstandings about trauma.

an orthodox jewish man holds his arm after a covid vaccination

It's not too late for Australia to repair our vaccine strategy, though we will never make up for the months lost.

Regrowth after bushfires

Community scientists have been photographing animals and plants in the months after the Black Summer fires. Each observation is a story of survival against the odds, or of tragedy.

Scuba diver takes pictures of a large coral shelf

John Turnbull helped survey coral reefs in Norfolk Island for the first time in eight years, and snapped marine life he didn't expect to see there.

Man smiling in a wheelchair outdoors

Independent assessments were meant to make access to the NDIS fairer. But disability groups disagree and want them stopped.

Coal plant

For an orderly transition from fossil fuels, Australia needs a carbon price to replace its hodgepodge of clumsy government interventions.

A woman leads a meeting

On International Women's Day, universities should resolve to lead the way in reshaping workplace rituals, rules and routines to advance gender equality and ensure safe workplaces.

A manatee swims in the shallows of some very blue water

The election of Joe Biden raised hopes of a new dawn in US environmental protections. But left-right views will continue to stymie progress, just as they do in Australia.

'Black lives matter' protest in Brisbane.

We must engage in practices that demonstrate Black lives mattering all over the world because only then will we draw closer to actually dismantling white supremacy.

Pages