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Enough is enough, hipsters: wear your damn bike helmet

Alan DaviesSep 26, 2016

Helmets are not worse than useless -- they significantly reduce head injuries. It's time to stop staying otherwise.

Do we have to destroy media diversity to save it?

Bernard KeaneSep 26, 2016

Media ownership law reform can't only be about how to protect diversity -- it must focus on the long-term viability of public interest journalism.

How many refugees should Australia take every year?

How many refugees should Australia take every year?

Professor Damien KingsburySep 26, 20165 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull has increased the number of refugees to 18,750, but that is a much lower number than we can comfortably support.

Immigration hides details on payments to people smugglers

Immigration hides details on payments to people smugglers

Josh TaylorSep 26, 20164 Comments

Did the Australian government pay people smugglers to turn back a boat to Indonesia in 2015?

ABS claims of 95% census completion rate complete bunkum

Josh TaylorSep 26, 20164 Comments

We won't know how many people completed the census until early next year, according to the ABS.

Sidelined right-wing Labor faction -- and Cameron Dick -- creating havoc for Palaszczuk govt

Sidelined right-wing Labor faction -- and Cameron Dick -- creating havoc for Palaszczuk govt

Ben ChieflySep 26, 20162 Comments

The talk around Queensland Labor circles is that a prominent cabinet member is making mischief inside the tent. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has the goss.

Keane: Dear census bureaucrats, the problem isn't me, it's you

Keane: Dear census bureaucrats, the problem isn't me, it's you

Bernard KeaneSep 26, 20165 Comments

The ABS blames everyone but itself for the census debacle. But it fails to understand that the threat of surveillance has shifted, and governments should no longer be given the benefit of the doubt.

Victoria is making it easier for trans people to change their birth certificates

Victoria is making it easier for trans people to change their birth certificates

Josh TaylorSep 23, 20165 Comments

Proposed changes to birth certificate law will make it easier for trans and gender-diverse people living in Victoria.

Rundle: the horror of non-horror -- killing time in the modern prison system

Rundle: the horror of non-horror -- killing time in the modern prison system

Guy RundleSep 23, 201613 Comments

Modern prisons present themselves as places that detain dangerous people, but their purpose is really to use time and duration as a form of torture.

How Wayne Swan's 'no' saved investors millions

How Wayne Swan's 'no' saved investors millions

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneSep 22, 201610 Comments

It's forgotten now, but when Wayne Swan rejected a Singaporean bid for the ASX in 2011, he ended up saving investors a bundle, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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