Commentary

The Conversation
21 Jun 2107
Lobbying is a necessary component of representative democracy, yet poses one of its greatest threats. Interest groups...Read more
The Conversation
23 Jun 2017
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) has experienced a surge of policy attention in recent years at the national...Read more
Inside Story
21 Jun 2017
Federal Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, is the government’s hard man. Taking over the mantle from Scott Morrison as...Read more
Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis
19 Jun 2017
As part of a BroadAgenda series on gendered work and the pay gap, we asked Professor Sheridan for her take on the...Read more
The Conversation
19 Jun 2017
We are living through a period of fragmentation and polarisation in public discourse on a scale mankind has not before...Read more
Inside Story
16 Jun 2017
Immigration minister Peter Dutton’s bill making it harder for migrants to become citizens made its controversial debut...Read more
The Conversation
13 Jun 2017
Domestic violence is not specific to a particular religious group; Australian statistics indicate that one in six women...Read more
Inside Story
10 Jun 2017
Chief scientist, Alan Finkel, got a lot of people very excited when he released his draft report into Australia energy...Read more
The Conversation
08 Jun 2017
The main job of the Finkel Review, to be released this week, is to set out ways to reform the National Electricity...Read more
The Conversation
07 Jun 2017
Sadly, another horrific episode under the banner of Islamist extremism is front-page news. This time the perpetrator...Read more