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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 ...  
Fake news, election interference and discrimination: Managing social media

With the rise of the misuse of the internet, Paul Budde believes that governments and industry ...  
Moving forward: Unity after Christchurch

Open discussions between people of all backgrounds are the key to unlocking the potential for ...  
Wren's week: Labor policy, Captain GetUp and Twitter discrimination

This week, John Wren looks at Bill Shorten's policies leading up to the election as well as a new ...  
A.C.T. Cannabis Bill delayed, but not out

The Bill that was set to legalise cannabis in the A.C.T. has been delayed after a referral to the ...  
Who is responsible for the restoration of Notre Dame?

Some Australians were outraged at the idea of giving money for repairs, while an argument over its ...  
We need to vote for long-term policy makers

When we head to the polling booths this May, we need to make choices based on Australia's economic ...  
Twitter closing down last bastion of free speech

Amidst election tampering fears, Twitter is interfering with accounts, putting them into Twitter ...  
ScoMo hits the ground running

ScoMo has hit the ground running in his pursuit of becoming an elected prime minister. Listen in ...  
Real policies for the faux campaign

With the coming Federal Election campaign, perhaps we can reflect on a policy platform that would ...  
Morrison and Shorten's Big Australia: The overpopulation problem

Ignoring environmental and urban congestion objections, the Morrison Government is committed to a ...  
EXCLUSIVE: Senator Rice details Australia's faunal extinction emergency

Senator Janet Rice talks to IA about the Senate Inquiry into Faunal Extinction's Interim Report ...  
VIDEO: Bloody Idiot of the Week — Episode 05: Getting up for idiocy

At IA, we do love a good Bloody Idiot and this week's episode is certainly full of 'em.  
Remember when Australia had the world's best economy?

A decade ago, as the world battled the global financial crisis, Australia’s economy zoomed to ...  
Labor spells out its NBN rescue plan

Michelle Rowland has outlined Labor's NBN policy which will hopefully undo Australia's broadband ...  
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 ...  
Last efforts in Brussels to help the British get out of Europe?

The EU Heads of Government have good reason to throw the British out, getting on with business ...