With close to 2.5 million people now living in apartments and a third of households renting their homes, there is a need for consistent, fair and pet-supportive housing policies across the country.
In an open democracy, there is no rationale for withholding information about National Cabinet’s decisions or any documents these decisions are based on.
Political biographies show us who is ‘worthy’ of being written about … and who is overlooked in history.
Christian Porter’s anonymous money pot.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
Multiple doctors’ organisations, led by the Australian Medical Association, and a major farm lobby have called on the federal government to boost Australia’s climate change ambition.
The Hazara have long been targeted in Afghanistan, and many fear violence will intensify with the Taliban in power.
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With the Taliban again in power in Afghanistan, minorities like the Hazara may have the most to lose.
Australia desperately hopes this week’s AUSMIN meetings will see greater practical American support against ongoing trade strikes by China. But this might not be in Canberra’s best interests.
Members of the Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group from Alice Springs at an event to discuss combatting family violence at Parliament House in Canberra, 2018.
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The recent Women’s Safety Summit highlighted Australia’s problem with gender-based violence. However, violence experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women is still not being addressed.
Protesters wait for Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to arrive at a campaign event in Bolton, Ont. in August that had to be cancelled.
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Justin Trudeau has a reputation as a youthful progressive outside of Canada, but among right-wing Canadians online, he’s despised — and he’s been confronted with hostility on the campaign trail.
LGBTQ+ communities experience violence and abuse at similar, if not greater rates than cisgender, heterosexual women. Their stories need to be heard.
A Taliban fighter stands guard at Sarai Shahzada market in Kabul.
After 20 years that cost thousands of lives and trillions of dollars, America’s engagement in the Middle East appears to be over. So what happens now?
Keneally’s pushing aside of young lawyer, Tu Le, in the elecorate for Fowler has caused outrage in some Labor circles.
Australia is a long way from New York and Washington DC, but 9/11 was a seismic event for our country. For one thing, it has reshaped our ideas about criminal responsibility
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During COVID, many therapists took their sessions online. But others went outside with their clients, taking a leisurely stroll through a near-by park.
In the lead-up to the climate conference in Glasgow, and with increasing pressure from the Biden administration, Scott Morrison finds himself beset by the limited flexibility of the Nationals on climate policy.
We have laudable goals on eradicating violence against women and children, but we are nowhere near achieving them. Here’s what needs to happen.
There are many reasons to be wary of the returned Taliban, but given our investment in the region the Australian government will have to find a way to deal with it.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
An open process for appointing commissioners is necessary to preserve the Human Rights Commission’s independence and legitimacy.
The sane elements of the media, of which The Age is one, serve the community better when their opinions are measured and do not feed into the political polarisation developing around the pandemic.