Scrapping state governments would centralise power in Canberra and increase region-based factionalism, argues John Quiggin.
While the understandable focus of the Holden closure has been the direct employees of the automotive industry, another group of workers might be even harder hit, writes Nicole Dwyer.
The time has come to end the complex and expensive Australian federal system of governance and evidence shows the community may well support it, writes Bede Harris.
The gap between cannabis and alcohol famously celebrated by poet Ogden Nash is closing quickly in California, Philip White reports.
Artist, educator and community leader Karl Winda Telfer wants further development of Tarndanyangga (Victoria Square) to foster understanding of local Indigenous culture.
Fakes have overrun the Cambodian antiquity market, their authenticity obscured by the skill of the artists who make them.
“Even though most are treating Donald Trump as America’s “president-elect”, the reality is that until today (December 19) he is just the Republican nominee who probably will become the president-elect of the United States.”