Some Voice opponents are claiming the new advisory body could lead to the conversion of private land title to native title. But this is not how native title law works.
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Russia can offer advanced military and satellite technology know-how to the North – as well as the promise of a future economic partner.
Well-off investors with multiple properties own a majority of rental homes. They have no excuse not to do the right thing by their tenants.
The costing, put out by the Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen, is a pre-emptive strike against the opposition, which is moving to include nuclear power in the energy policy it takes to the next election
Marcia Langton is a woman who says what she thinks, and then some.
Like Langton, Price gives no quarter.
Police have warned climate protesters could face up to 14 years in jail for ‘endangering transport’ – longer than the maximum for serious crimes like ram-raiding.
A Voice to Parliament would advise the “executive government” – that is, ministers and the public service – on issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
New Zealand’s proportional electoral system makes coalition governments all but inevitable. Ahead of the October 14 election, the jockeying for power is all on the right.
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In the US, presidents can serve a maximum of two terms or eight years. Should a limit be placed on political leaders here?
Pakistan has no official indicators to measure female genital cutting and no laws against it. There are also rarely protests against it.
In this podcast, senior fellow from the Lowy Institute and expert on Asia Richard McGregor joins The Conversation to canvass the prime minister's coming trip to China.
While most repeat referendums fail, it is possible to succeed if the referendum proposal is altered or untethered from an unpopular element.
South-East Asia is anxious about the Ukraine war’s impact on regional economies. For New Zealand, that presents more pressing geopolitical priorities than confronting China.
The ‘no’ side is successfully engaging young people on TikTok by combining volume (posting multiple TikToks a day) with authenticity, use of personal narratives and humour.
Both major parties are promising to increase payments for families ‘in work’. But the changes will only entrench the problems already faced by beneficiaries and the working poor.
The landscape on the right of New Zealand politics is changing. If Christopher Luxon leads National to victory, his first test will be dealing with several potentially difficult coalition partners.
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Unfortunately we’re a bit out of practice in how to conduct ourselves in a referendum. These seven rules may help.
After months of stalling, the Greens agreed to pass the legislation through the Senate this week, despite the government refusing to give ground on its demand for controls on rents.
Russia is not only looking for much-needed ammunition, it is trying to counter Western influence wherever it can.
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Brisbane was the first Australian city to accept rideshare e-scooters. After some growing pains, residents, visitors and the city itself are enjoying the benefits, a new study finds.