Author: The Conversation

The 14 Indigenous words for money on our new 50 cent coin

The Royal Australian Mint's new 50 cent coin, developed in consultation with Indigenous language custodian groups and designed by the Mint’s Aleksandra Stokic, features 14 different words for “money” from Australian Indigenous languages. But where do these words come from? Read More

Federal election 2019: state of the states

We now know that the next federal election will take place on May 18. To guide you through the campaign, our “state of the states” series takes stock of the key issues, seats and policies affecting the vote in each of Australia’s states. Read More

Young voters may hold the key to the NSW state election: here’s why

Young Australians are more connected, educated and informed than previous generations. They are also more likely to have higher debt and less economic independence into their 30s. Many feel excluded from traditional politics and policy making and are turning to local action and global issues to express their political views. Read More