Professor of History, and Head of School for the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies.
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of General Practice
Professor, Centre for Religious Studies
Federal election: Shorten's path to PM
Despite an inability to improve his popularity rating, the strength of the Labor leader's team could make for a successful government.
Federal election: Right-wing battleground
If Scott Morrison wins, chances are that the Liberals who have the most potential to harm the government – Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton – would likely also remain to haunt his agenda.
Whistleblowers: protected or pursued?
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.
Abortion clinics: validating ‘safe access zones’
The High Court has unanimously affirmed that abortion clinic safe access zones comply with the Constitution.
Time for decriminalisation
In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.
Dads in jail: the forgotten carers
Parenting from prison for fathers who are primary carers raises questions of masculinity, and the effects on children of absent males.
PTSD: The battle after the war
The recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder has played a part in the resurgence in the popularity of Anzac Day, But, even now, returned soldiers don't receive enough support.
Death knell: killing off capital punishment
A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.
In sport, language matters
We need to have conversations about gendered language and its role in fostering prejudice.
How young Australians will decide who gets their vote
Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.