October 30, 2015
Recent claims about Australian English turn out to be unsupported and extremely questionable according to a range of national experts Fully(sic) surveyed.
April 29, 2014
People often bemoan that kids these days aren't being taught grammar. Allie Severin says young people are just as discerning -- they just notice different things.
April 16, 2014
In Ngukurr this week, Greg Dickson discovered that not everyone is impressed by Nigel Scullion’s $46 million Remote School Attendance Strategy. Either that or it’s just good fun to get out there and write some graffiti in Kriol.
February 3, 2014
The West Australian government describing shark baiting as a "localised shark mitigation strategy" isn't fooling anyone, writes Lochlan Morrissey.
December 9, 2013
What's in a name? Plenty, when it comes to our northern neighbour, write Gordon Peake and Piers Kelly.
October 31, 2013
First, they rejected Gonski. Now, the NT Education department is cutting positions that are key in supporting Aboriginal students who don’t speak English at home, writes Greg Dickson.
October 28, 2013
During the NSW bushfire emergency last week, some viewers got a rude shock when they saw the Auslan interpreter apparently "flipping the bird" to the cameras. Was the interpreter being cheeky or was this a a simple misunderstanding?
October 11, 2013
The number of students studying an Asian languages is falling. Lochlan Morrisey says all the talk of Asian business partners may be to blame.
September 25, 2013
This weekend's AFL grand final will have commentary in 11 different languages, thanks to Footify -- an unlikely campaign funded by NAB.
August 28, 2013
There are plenty of candidates in this election who speak a language other than English, and it's a shame their skills aren't widely celebrated, writes Greg Dickson.