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Community & Social

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

How much behavioural conditionality is too much?

Internationally, the payment of welfare benefits is increasingly being made contingent on a diverse array of behavioural conditions from attending parenting classes, to sending children to school and getting them immunised. We need more debate about the threat this growing regime of surveillance and punishment poses to citizens’ autonomy. Read More