US states, cities, police forces and tech companies are turning their backs on facial recognition technology. Why is Australia continuing to embrace it?
When even the prime minister is muddled about Australia's history of slavery, it's time to ask if our dark past should be addressed head-on.
Slavery, indentured work and stolen wages aren't just an ugly part of Australia's history — they're the basis of much of our early economic growth.
Even when police officers are charged with murder, powerful and politically connected unions rush to protect them.
Having failed to discredit Dark Emu author Bruce Pascoe's Aboriginality, Josephine Cashman has floated towards some altogether more troubling conspiracies about his ties to the 'deep state'.
'In all my years as a medical professional, I’ve never seen anything with the same broader national significance.'
Yabarra: Dreaming in Light at the Adelaide Fringe is an experience 6000 years in the making, and the story of how it came together is just as fascinating.
The government has become adept at managing the consistent failure of Close the Gap. Scott Morrison's 2020 effort is no different.
It's now a ritual that every February, the prime minister rises to acknowledge the failure to achieve Closing the Gap targets. Increasingly it's also part of the ritual to commit to greater empowerment of Indigenous communities – without anything seemingly changing.