A former education secretary says universities need to choose between being “engines for equality” or “engines of inequality”.
The government’s approach to Bridget McKenzie reveals a remarkable misunderstanding (or perhaps a remarkable misrepresentation) of the respective roles of ministers and administrators.
The “card scene” from the much-loved Christmas film was parodied by both parties. Boris’ use of it of it showed a keen awareness of the allure of an awkward British bad boy
What the main parties propose to do about immigration.
The BBC relies for too much of its analysis on one think tank in particular.
While both parties are championing the arts and culture sector, after years of swingeing cuts these promises dazzle but offer little hope to struggling institutions
The Australian Labor Party’s failure to turn climate change into a winning campaign issue holds lessons for the UK Labour Party.
Which messages and formats are cutting through the most?
Data show that low turn-out also happens in seats with a high proportion of Indigenous people, and seats with a high proportion of renters.
Morrison’s new team mixes stability with dashes of innovation, box ticking, and the rewarding of friends.
Along with a belief in miracles, other key aspects of Pentecostal doctrine – from divine providence to pietism – will likely shape the actions of our re-elected Prime Minister.
Innovation and industry policy is receiving the least attention just when it may matter most to our economic future.
Both major parties have promised more money to help boost apprenticeship numbers, including by providing incentives to employers. But history shows this isn’t the best way to spend public dollars.
Labor’s plan for an Evaluator General could be a big change to the way we evaluate and test government policy. We just have to get the details right.
Simply giving the Commonwealth more power won’t fix the Murray-Darling Basin crisis.
Australia’s international reputation depends on rejecting the use of Kyoto carry-over. More importantly, so does our climate.
Australia relies on Indigenous people to meet our conservation goals, but they’re short-changed by federal funding.
It’s easy to legislate for new offences and more incarceration. It’s harder – and more expensive – to ensure the community is safer in the long term. This involves addressing causes, not effects.
Labor and the Coalition’s health policies and campaign strategy couldn’t be more different this election.
A shorten Labor government will consider mandating food reformulation targets and health star ratings. These are important moves in the fight against obesity and obesity-related conditions.