As it becomes ever more entangled in battles over the meaning of our history, Australia Day will find it difficult to foster common belonging and social cohesion.
Many of the questions that would arise if Australia wants to become a republic have been successfully tackled elsewhere.
The 12 months since Donald Trump unexpectedly took office have proffered constant shocks to the system in which the occupants of the White House remind us they are not playing by the rules.
Grunting in tennis can be performance-enhancing for the grunter and performance-hindering for their opponent.
The underlying implication of Malcolm Turnbull's Tokyo visit was the interest shared by Japan and Australia to counter the strategic rise of China.
'LGBTIQA+' is a term often employed to be inclusive – but it runs the risk of being so inclusive it loses all meaning.
From an Australian perspective, shifting power in the Indo-Pacific will be of primary importance in 2018 and beyond.
Disadvantage predicts the extent of poker machine losses far more in Tasmania than in other Australian states and territories.
Intimate partner homicides where there is no known history of violence are not uncommon.
North Korea sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea may be a global shadow puppet show – or it might help thaw the frozen relations between the two countries.
Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general: there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.
Recent media reports of South Sudanese 'crime gangs' do nothing to offer young people what they most need: inclusion, acceptance and employment.
Stereotypes can undermine the fairness of criminal trials, but research can help us understand and counter the effect of stereotypes through law reform.