After increasing attention around the world, we're now seeing calls for a local "loneliness minister". Can the state really fill the void?
Giving more power to an ineffective Home Affairs department will do nothing to assuage livid Australians after another Bourke Street tragedy.
Described by Labor insiders as “a working class boy from Maroubra", the new chief of NSW Labor has a herculean task ahead of him.
Stigmatising Aboriginal languages — and by extension, their speakers — is still in vogue despite the many complex realities on the ground.
There is no reason why the failures around Man Haron Monis, Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, and the Khayat brothers won't continue to happen. If they do, politicians have a lot to answer for.
With the Victorian state election just around the corner, Crikey is taking a deep dive into the major players' histories.
Australia's idiotic defamation laws will be put to work once again, but what is really left to be gained here?
Don’t be fooled by the ultra-Aussie rhetoric: the Coalition's actions show contempt for Australia’s most beloved institutions and national symbols.