Fast-tracking development to boost jobs and industry in a pandemic-hit economy should not sideline public consultation and engagement, argues Craig Wilkins.
Australians are poorly served by the bitter partisan politics dominating Parliament. Leadership, vision and informed policy are sorely needed to restore faith in the system and address the issues and challenges now and ahead, argues Michael O’Neil.
Union-busting legislation has been reintroduced amid tense scenes in parliament, less than a week after the bill was defeated in the Senate.
Australia’s powerful domestic security agency has suggested using face scans to confirm people’s age before they watch online pornography.