Arts Minister Paul Fletcher has taken aim at what he calls a 'cosy club' of arts elites. But his claim of 'unprecedented' arts funding and a push for greater fairness don't add up.
When the Cherokee Supreme Court ruled that tribal elected officials no longer had to be Cherokee "by blood," it was the latest chapter in a long-running fight over who controls tribal citizenship.
The protests that ended in the storming of the US Capitol included members of white supremacy groups, the latest example of such groups being encouraged by politicians to challenge government.
The new bill would open the gates for your data to freely exchange hands between any 'accredited' agency. The proposal is more arrogant than it is effective.
Arts service organisations advocate for artists and help develop artforms. Cuts in NSW signal a more targeted approach to reduced government support for the arts and culture.
$1.35 billion of defence spending will be repurposed to meet the increasing threat of cyber attacks on Australia.
While governments have tried to curb universities' autonomy, the institutions have often spent their money unwisely. And now, we face a crisis.
White supremacists' protests against COVID-19 lockdowns reflect the US history of political leaders encouraging white supremacist groups to challenge or overthrow democratic governments.
One bespoke contact tracing device is a bluetooth 'pen' device, which can be handed in if diagnosed without relying on smartphones.
The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
Federal building guidelines say that 'development of an official style must be avoided' – which is exactly what a leaked executive order is trying to do.
The United States is the only developed, democratic country that has a political culture of selling ambassadorships.
We need to stop violence against women before it starts. The federal government's Fourth Action Plan might not provide all of the answers, but it's a sign of positive progress.
The US hit the debt ceiling in March and is expected to run out of ways to get around the new $22 trillion limit by September. An economist explains why the ceiling is a dysfunctional relic.
President Trump has unilaterally raised tariffs and sparked trade wars, all without consulting Congress. A century ago, the roles were reversed.
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.
The Constitution gives Congress the power over the executive branch, which it's free to flex.
Although US debt may be at eye-popping levels, an economist explains why it shouldn't keep you up at night.
The shutdown poses a very real threat to preparedness for future emergencies, such as natural disasters and disease outbreaks.