Celebrants, same-sex marriage and the law
The proposed exemption for civil marriage celebrants undermines the aims and nature of Australia’s flourishing civil celebrant program.
Rugby, politics and historical amnesia
South Africans supporting visiting NZ Zealand rugby teams took root as an expression of defiance against apartheid.
The Rohingya dilemma: engagement is the way forward
With more than 800,000 Rohingya having now fled Myanmar for Bangladesh, a large-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding. But boycotts or sanctions are not the best options.
Stars shine in Aboriginal oral traditions
The oral traditions of Aboriginal Australians shows a deep understanding of three red-giant variable stars, long before European observers
The fear that dare not speak its name: how language plays a role in the assisted dying debate
Politicians' language surrounding the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill tells us tells us much about how they feel about the issue, and the emotional response they aim to convey
Credit history disclosure may come at a cost
The government needs to learn from the mistakes in the US in sharing our credit history information to third parties