Today, the government released a review into Australia’s patchwork of a secrecy law system. The proposed changes are a step in the right direction, but there’s so much more work to do.
It has been an epic backstabbing scene worthy of the HBO drama Succession.
Australian navy divers have suffered minor injuries from a sonar pulse by a Chinese navy vessel. Here’s what that means and how underwater sound can hurt divers.
David McBride helped bring about a reckoning with the Australian Defence Force, but came at a legal cost. Will it stop others coming forward?
Without independent evidence, the ABC is right not to adopt for itself terms such as ‘genocide’ and ‘apartheid’, but equally it is right to report others making such allegations.
Many are asking whether Prime Minister Anthony Albanese raised with Chinese President Xi Jinping that Australian sailors have been injured by sonar pulses from a Chinese destroyer.
Court decisions based on a judge’s discretion rather than the letter of the law are increasingly common. But this risks undermining some basic liberties.
A royal commission into sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities is not the way to address abuse against Aboriginal children. Indigenous-led solutions are needed.
Everybody thinks they know what drugs are, but a clear definition is surprisingly elusive.
The Labor Party continues the poll slide it has experienced since the failed Voice referendum in October.
Women are most likely to feel unsafe in their cities or towns, but planning authorities have rarely listened to them. Here’s what we can do to change that.
Targeted campaign advertising in Australia is very different from the United States. Here’s why.
The new government is likely to increase the numbers of workers coming to New Zealand on seasonal work schemes. But the impact on Pacific economies and communities is now too great to be ignored.
New fossils reveal Australia was once home to a much greater diversity of huge eagles and vultures, which died off alongside ‘giant wombats’ and ‘marsupial lions’.
With an evidence-based strategy and careful evaluation, gender parity in science is achievable.
The High Court isn’t usually front and centre in politics. But when it is, it can land unexpected punches that throw governments off balance.