Amnesty for asylum seekers

Justice for the Biloela family is welcome but the appalling treatment of the Murugappans should never be repeated. The Murugappan family should be granted permanent residency in Australia, regardless of …

Budget: Health

New funding for mental health and suicide prevention, women’s health – including long-sought-after investment in endometriosis research and treatment – is welcome in this budget but falls short across the …

Budget: Climate

Action on climate change and reducing Australia’s emissions continues to treated without the sense of urgency that the crisis demands. That’s the main takeaway from last night’s federal budget. Instead …

Budget: Defence

The Defence budget climbed to $44.6 billion in this budget. Most of the new acquisition money is going into platforms that are arguably obsolete now and certainly will be by …