Black lives matter in Australia, too
Rhetoric and hypocrisy can still be seen everywhere in the reconciliation space, and while protests are occurring across Australia in response to the #blacklivesmatter crisis in the US, we shouldn't ignore our own history.
Governing for the greater good
Governments need to assess the consequences of their actions against the wellbeing of the most at-risk from the social and economic costs of the policy response to the pandemic.
Amid COVID, the contest continues
The presidential election has become, at best, a secondary focus for the American media, yet the train rolls on.
Where now for US politics?
Donald Trump is likely to use his impeachment trial acquittal to his advantage in the lead-up to the November election.
A champion for Aboriginal rights
William Cooper was in a league of his own, fighting for an Aboriginal voice in parliament and a treaty in the 1930s.
Whatever the outcome of the bid to remove Donald Trump from office, it won't be easy to restore faith in the integrity of US political processes.
Pokies, guns and money
The tactics used by the Australian gaming machine lobby are disturbingly similar to those of the NRA in the US.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
ScoMo: The first hundred days
This week marks 100 days since Scott Morrison led the Liberal Party to a surprise election win. How's he fared so far?
Australia's civil liberty threat
The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.
In sport, language matters
We need to have conversations about gendered language and its role in fostering prejudice.
US midterms: the houses divided
Although the Republicans retained control of the Senate, indications are that it's the Democrats who'll prove the bigger winners.
Trump's messy trail
US President Donald Trump’s job remains secure, but the electoral fates of many of his congressional allies are at stake.
Do anti-abortion protest laws limit free speech?
A High Court hearing is set to decide the constitutional validity of "safe access zone" legislation.
Equality a long, winding road
Six months after same-sex marriage became legal in Australia, the disasters predicted by the 'no' side haven't happened, but there's still some way to go to achieve real equality.
For the Donald, nothing trumps Trump
The US President's actions show he's more concerned with stroking his ego than pursuing his nation's best interests.
ABC's cancellation of the hit reboot Roseanne because of its star's racist tweet raises complex questions about freedom of speech and the line between public and private selves.
Religious freedom and the unhappy baker
Amending Australia's laws to protect religious freedom in the wake of the Marriage Act change is unnecessary, argues constitutional law expert Luke Beck.
Foreigners in a familiar land
Dual citizenship saga in politics has the potential to deliver a positive outcome on what it means to be Australian.
Podcast: The biggest legal cases you've never heard of
Exploring real court cases that have changed the way we live our lives.
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) & Head, William Cooper Institute
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Professor, Law Resources
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Professor of Law
Associate Professor, Law