About half of people involved in tobacco lobbying held positions in Australian governments before or after working for the tobacco industry.
Science fiction has always been good at predicting distant futures and now governments are turning to them to ward off possible threats.
Thérèse Coffey’s recent suggestion that Brits eat turnips instead of tomatoes during food shortages was mocked – but the turnip hasn’t always been so unpopular, as a food historian explains.
We asked readers what they would like to know about the Voice to Parliament. We’re asking our experts, and will post their responses here.
The Foreign Minister’s focus on the Pacific is already beginning to pay off with new security treaties and increased military collaboration with neighbouring Pacific nations.
The Albanese government’s decision to eliminate the cashless debit card has been celebrated but the effect on First Nations communities has raised concerns.
The different reactions this month to the alcohol consumption of two world leaders show how gendered the perceptions around drinking are.
Is the Albanese government’s decision to bring NBA star Shaquille O'Neal in on Indigenous reform inspired or ‘cultural cringe’?
The new government’s focus on international engagement has allowed Australia to reset important relationships abroad.
Efforts to control the fossil fuel industry lobbying of the federal government must step up or we could face greater inequality and lessened democracy.
Legislation must be created to ensure that Scott Morrison’s secretive ministerial power grab never happens again
The reintroduction of the pensions triple lock means the increase in weekly payments could vastly outpace earnings growth
Neoliberal is used as an insult in political circles, but in Australia, the philosophy is often used with mixed results by both parties
Women candidates in PNG often lack support and funding, but increasing women’s political participation could lead to more equality and greater democracy
Experts, and not those with deep pockets or connections, should be charged with making the decisions that affect us all
Strikes are happening across various UK industries at the moment, but what is the history of strike action in UK?
New Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has pledged to ‘change the way’ we do politics and ‘rebuild respect’. An expert on political participation explains what to do next.
Given the harmful consequences of trust erosion, leaders must consider how they can maintain trust. The two trust dimensions, knowledge and emotions, can provide a helpful guide.
Reconciliation can help address the interrelated global problems of climate crisis, interspecies displacement, gendered and racialized violence and white supremacist structures.
‘Freedom convoy’ protesters are turning the language of freedom against their own governments. The implications and repercussions of this are enormous.