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Dangerous precedents

Criminal law is not the only legal avenue to consider Christian Porter’s accountability and his future

Voice at a crossroads

Constitutional protection is essential if the voice to parliament is to be a meaningful change

And now for something completely indifferent

The Morrison government is yet to fully realise that sidelining the arts hurts the economy

When the rivers run dry

Universities are in trouble, and the government isn’t helping

The announcement artist

Scott Morrison is good at promising but not at delivering

Choppy waters

Australia’s assumption that China will give up its Pacific rivalry with the US is dangerously misguided

The gendered pandemic

Coronavirus lockdown is undoing gains for women in employment, shared domestic labour and protection from family violence

A unitary theory of cuts

The Morrison government is using the COVID-19 crisis to devastate the public service, the ABC, the arts and tertiary education

Weal of fortune

Rebuilding the economy means government investment, but not all public spending is equal

Reconciliation and the promise of an Australian homecoming

What would make an acknowledgement of country more welcome