The ABC is still struggling to get its story straight on why it handed thousands of pages of internal government documents back to bureaucrats rather than share the contents with Australians.
Correction: Dr Andrea Carson is a lecturer in media and politics at the University of Melbourne, not Monash University as was incorrectly stated yesterday in Crikey’s piece “Watchdog or Lapdog: why should you read the business pages?” On climate change and the Hawke government Niall Clugston writes: Re. “Hawke’s climate change crisis still ignored by […]
The problem was there 25 years ago, but Australia still lags behind the rest of the world in the struggle against climate change.
There's good reason why cabinet documents are kept under wraps. Releasing them to a royal commission is a dangerous precedent, writes governance expert and ACIL Allen executive director Stephen Bartos.
It's that time of the year again, when all of the government papers from 30 years ago get revealed to the public. The Oz have dedicated a whole section to it, from the Fraser government's fear of refugees dividing the nation to new plans to the establishment of Australia's first counter-terrorism squad.