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Policy confusion and weirdness abounds in first week of Election campaiging

Even for Australian politics, last week was unusually gaffe-prone and bizarre, writes James ...  
A journey through Australia's many electorates

In anticipation of the Federal Election, Henry Johnston takes us across the wide expanses of ...  
Screen Themes: Shazam! vs The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Keeping the kids off the streets during school holidays can be a tricky prospect, so here's ...  
Wren's week: The Election has finally been called

This week, John Wren discusses the upcoming Federal Election, the Liberal's support for Adani and ...  
Can we ever have unity around immigration?

“It’s time to build a wall”, as infamously said by Donald Trump, has sparked debates all ...  
A necessary conversation: Reparations for Indigenous dispossession

Given the historical injustices meted out against Indigenous peoples around the world, reparations ...  
A matter of borders: Julian Burnside appears for IA

Barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside gave an address at an Independent Australia ...  
January 26 continues to divide the nation

Once again, January 26 has become a rallying point for white supremacists and the source of ...  
The Coalition invokes nationalism and the culture of fear ahead of 2019 Election

Because the Coalition Government is so pitifully bereft of policy, its only option is to fight the ...  
Scott Morrison's Australia Day farce

Morrison’s attempt to upgrade 26 January's national significance reflects its appropriation by ...  
The ANZACS: Ransacked by the Right

The ANZAC myth has been constructed to serve conservative interests, writes Bruce Haigh.  
Paving the way for independence: Citizen’s Day instead of Queen's Birthday

Is it time we cut the apron strings and replaced the outdated Queen's Birthday occasion with a ...  
Harper Nielsen's call to take a ‘stand' on the national anthem

Harper Nielsen one small action may have taken a stand that will change the very song Australia ...  
Yes we can... rewrite the Australian Constitution

Australia's Constitution is archaic, irrelevant and in dire need of a more modern update, writes ...  
Review: 'This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future'

Romaine Rutnam reviews Dr Benjamin T. Jones' new book calling for a Republic of Australia based on ...  
Commonwealth Employment Service: The pitfalls of privatisation

Darren Rexter examines the ways in which the privatisation of the Commonwealth Employment Service ...  
Advance Australia fairly (Part 3)

Tom Orren concludes his three-part series on how the laws of economics could help us create a fair ...  
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