The risks of combustible cladding on high-rise buildings have long been known. And audits have identified hundreds of Australian buildings with this cladding. Delay in replacing it is inexcusable.
As more and more Australians live and work in high-rise buildings, their responsibilities and roles in ensuring all occupants' safety must not be neglected.
Fortunately, no lives were lost in the latest cladding fire in Melbourne, but it's a stark reminder of the urgent need to track and verify that building materials comply with safety standards.
When people don't trust the government, the media or police, they are less inclined to play by the rules and more likely to lash out violently.
A year on what do we know about how the Grenfell fire spread? And what changes need to happen to make sure there is never a repeat?
A new analysis of 44,000 tweets reveals that fake news isn't always persuasive.
Grenfell was a 'catastrophic regulatory failure', and reform is still needed – but above all, tenants must be empowered to make their homes safe.
She lurches from crisis to crisis but the prime minister remains in post. How does she do it?
It's not the first time a form of urban music from the black community has been purposefully associated with crime by the powers that be.
Ventilation and natural light are two simple measures which can make buildings better for people to live and work in.
Residents may be right to fear for their lives.
Government learned much from the war. But today we find new throwbacks to that Blitz-era sclerosis.
Concerns over examining the Grenfell Tower disaster have been seen before.
This is about more than justice for the 96.
There's a science to understanding the ways that trust is formed, broken and rebuilt.
Channel 4 news anchor drew thundering applause at the Edinburgh TV Festival, but don't believe every word.
It is only when disaster strikes that a community and its problems are truly rendered visible.
Calls for accountability at a time of tragedy or crisis are understandable - but scapegoats can distract attention away from the true lessons that need to be learned.
Despite the surge of community support after the Grenfell Tower fire, the failure of the local council and the government to respond appropriately has caused anger, offence and further suffering.
A former BBC special correspondent looks at why fundamental lessons weren't learnt after the deadly Lakanal Fire that he investigated in 2009.