If the Abbott government wants to cut long-term power costs, it should consider ramping up rather than weakening the Renewable Energy Target, write Peerapat Vithayasrichareon, Iain MacGill and Jenny Riesz.
The Japan-Australia Free Trade Agreement has plenty on offer for both countries, particularly in agriculture and services, writes Tim Harcourt.
Current protests over redevelopment of the Block reveal the limitations of legal title in the face of social, moral and historical understandings of ownership, writes Amelia Thorpe.
Australia has an obligation to ensure refugees are not returned to territories where they face persecution, torture, or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, writes Jane McAdam.
More than 50 legal scholars from 17 Australian universites have written an open letter condemning the federal government's return of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka.
Who will make sure that the new national security legislation is proportionate, necessary and likely to be effective, asks Fergal Davis.
The visit of Japan’s Prime MInister Shinzo Abe to Australia heralds the chance of export success for many Australian companies, says UNSW economist Tim Harcourt.
Is your right to free speech spelt out in the Australian Constitution? Hear leading experts debate the issues at a free public forum at UNSW tonight.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will discuss the Global Financial Crisis, its impact and the future of the world economy, in a public talk at UNSW tonight.
To really understand the risks in the economic outlook, it is important to step back from a story-telling approach and take an an objective look at the data, writes James Morely.