Why we don't need to prepare young people for the 'future of work'

Ultimately, the future of work depends on what we want our future society to look like.ShutterstockWhile there is little consensus about the “future of work”, one thing is certain –...

We don’t own data like we own a car – which is why we find data harder to protect

ShutterstockIt’s known as the “privacy paradox”: people say they want to protect their data privacy online, but often do little to keep it safe.Why?We propose that it’s because...

How eye disorders may have influenced the work of famous painters

It's been argued the Impressionists were short sighted.The Boulevard Montmartre at Night, Camille Pissarro/Wikimedia CommonsVision is an important tool when creating a painted artwork. Vision is used ...

Bangarra's Dark Emu is beautiful, but lacks the punch of its source material

Dancers perform in Bangarra's premiere production of Dark Emu. Daniel BoudReview: Dark EmuLights come up on an orb receding back in space, an echo perhaps taking us back in time, or into the cosmos, i...

Take heart, charity stunts can make CEOs better people

Thousands of CEOs across the country will sleep “rough” tonight to raise money for homelessness. But is one night of sleeping rough enough to truly empathise with those who do it every nig...

New river council will give traditional owners in the Kimberley a unified voice

The Fitzroy River in flood in 2017. Luke BevanTraditional owners in Western Australia’s Kimberley region have formed a new organisation to help manage the Fitzroy River. The Martuwarra Fitzroy R...

The great irony in punishing universities for 'failing' to uphold freedom of speech

Liberal Senator James Paterson recently called for universities to be punished if they fail to uphold the values of intellectual freedom and free speech. He said fringe academics in universities are &...

Constant attacks on the ABC will come back to haunt the Coalition government

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has launched a strong defence of the public broadcaster.AAP/Julian SmithIn January 1931, as the newly elected United Australia Party government of Joseph Lyons w...

Government set to call Senate's bluff on income tax bill

The Senate on Thursday is set to pass intact the government’s A$144 billion three-stage income tax package - but whether the plan is fully delivered will depend on who wins the election.On Wedne...

Politics Podcast: Attorney-General Christian Porter on a crowded agenda

Attorney-General Christian Porter says the response to the consultations for the national apology to victims of child sexual abuse has been very strong with a total of 167 attendees at consultation se...