Time will tell if the Productivty Commission’s assessment on lifting the retirement age will galvanise constructive debate and action, writes Rafal Chomik.
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.
Critics of a popular Instagram contributor should read up on nutrition science before attacking her vegan diet, argues Rebecca LeBard.
Comprehensive sex-education programs empower young people to make informed decisions about their sexual health, writes Peter Aggleton.
Paul Keating had political skill and intuitive economic thinking, but was that enough to make him a great treasurer, asks Richard Holden.
The decision to close Stockton has not been made on humanitarian grounds, nor on the basis of civil rights remediation, writes Bruce Chenoweth.
What kind of peace deal do you have if one of the major protagonists in the battle is absent, asks Frank Zumbo.
In the face of an impending crisis in research funding and policy, it is up to universities and researchers to continue to take the case up to government as loudly as possible, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.
Contrary to popular belief, concentrated institutional investor influence does not appear to raise either managerial incentives or lower chief executive pay, writes Peter Swan.
What all this McMansion bashing has in common is a set of assumptions that are ill-founded, argues Steve King.