Anthony Albanese has flagged a crack-down on people’s personal details being shared online without consent. But like so much of the internet, it’s hard to police.
Politicians often wheel out the phrase, but what does it really mean? We examined newspaper articles from before Federation to track how it was used.
The Australian government has finally released a response to last year’s public consultation on the safe and responsible use of AI. Here’s what it entails.
The summer break hasn’t changed the Freshwater polling figures for the two major parties federally. Overseas, the former US President is in a strong position ahead of the Iowa caucus.
The leader has been under increasing pressure on a number of fronts, chief among them the failure to disclose shares she held, prompting accusations of having a conflict of interest.
Michelle Grattan explains what a government with a so-called ‘unelectable’ hard man at the helm might look like.
Although there was a lot of misinformation during the Voice to Parliament campaign, this is not the first time this has been used as a campaign tactic. Would a misinformation bill solve this
Endorsements from celebrities and businesses can be the kiss of death in a referendum campaign – as can failing to negotiate a cross-party consensus.
Former Labor Leader and Governor-General Bill Hayden has died aged 85. Hayden is remembered for his role in establishing Medibank (later Medicare) and for leading Labor’s recovery after 1975.
The vote demonstrated that the project of progressive politics in Australia remains brittle.
After a bitterly fought campaign, Australians have voted against an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament by a clear majority.
Democracy at its best struggles to enable the better angels of our nature. Demagoguery does the opposite - and we are increasingly at risk of it.
Plus a view on the Voice referendum from Canada. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Today there are few countries in the Indo-Pacific which share so much in common, in both values and interests, than India and Australia. Andrew Charlton’s new book examines the possibilities.
Donald Horne’s genius was his ability to capture on the page a personal intellectual journey that reflected one the nation was also taking.
Leaders projecting command and control have long been the standard in Australian politics. But the trouble arises when strong and successful leaders hang on for too long.
It might seem as though there would be a host of lucrative options for a former leader after politics, but that’s not always the case.
There are several strong arguments for allowing 16 and 17-year-olds to vote. But there are potential pitfalls, too.
Why are governments so rarely seen as being responsible for creating the conditions that allow asylum seeker tragedies to occur?
A new book of essays chronicles the failings of the Morrison government, but leaves much unexamined.