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Vonda Malone is the mayor of the Torres Shire Council.
By Stephen Bartos
There is an element of randomness to hotspots and lockdowns. If not the Crossroads Hotel, another COVID-19 cluster might have sprung up somewhere else in…
By Jon (Yuan) Jiang
By being a peaceful negotiator, Moscow shows Beijing that Russia has the capacity to be more than an oil/gas station or commodity-exporting market.
By Abdullahi Alim
Youth movements need to embrace a more mature form of activism, distinct from the popularized puritanism that traditionally dictates the behaviour of young change-makers.
By Ian MacDougall
For the world’s best-known corporate-management consultants, helping tackle the pandemic has been a bonanza. It’s not clear what the government has gotten in return. Ian…
By Amber Schultz & Kishor Napier-Raman
With a staff of 76 largely Canberra-based employees, the office has about $24 million to play with in 2019-20, according to budget estimates.
By Hayley Edwards
With any luck, opening up unused hotels as a safe place for homeless to sleep while maintaining social distancing will be turning point in the…
By Nabil Ahmed
COVID-19 entered a world already struggling with unprecedented levels of inequality. There can be no return to the neoliberal order that was 'normal' prior to…
By Denise-Marie Ordway
White supremacists and other far-right extremist groups are among the greatest threats to domestic security. Denise-Marie Ordway outlines the top 10 strategies of social policy…
Kerry Chant is the CHO for NSW.
By Paul Kelly
The Victorian response – involving the three-pronged approach of test, trace and isolate, plus physical distancing and movement restrictions – is precisely the approach we…
By Scott Hamilton & Stuart Kells
Social housing is ideal for super funds and other investors wanting a steady, long-term return, but they don’t replace the desperate need for more direct…
By Edd Gent
A mobile robot can carry out experiments using standard lab equipment designed for humans and can make decisions on the fly about what experiments it…
By Cassian Drew
Governments and philanthropic groups have long been involved in the purchase of private land to achieve conservation outcomes. The challenge in any conservation activity is…
By Annette Michaux & Amy Conley Wright
School structures daily life for children and families, providing safe harbour for all, including during life’s storms such as family breakdown and financial or housing…
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