The latest travel scandals show that some Australian politicians fail to understand the world in which most of us are living, argues Andrea Michaels.
Australia can learn from migrant families in our efforts to arrest the nation's falling educational performance, writes Andrea Michaels.
If we want to avoid the rise of an Australian version of Donald Trump, politicians need to lift their game and ordinary people need to speak up, writes Adelaide lawyer Andrea Michaels.
Family businesses are South Australia’s quiet achievers – and they deserve more government support to help them grow and evolve, writes Andrea Michaels.
Australians love watching the Olympics – especially when we’re winning medals. But training elite athletes doesn't come cheap and a HECS-type scheme might free up more funding for grassroots sport, suggests Andrea Michels.
The outcome of the election could be a much-needed wake-up call for major parties that voters want less rhetoric, self-interest and vote spinning, and more attention given to real decision-making, writes Andrea Michaels.