Open letter to Parliamentarians: Dying without pain and with dignity

Hani Montan's picture

Voluntary assisted dying is a sensitive topic that affects the whole of society. Hany Montan asks all members of states and federal Parlilaments to reveal how they stand on this issue.

Qualifying is never easy: Australia’s World Cup history

Roy Hay's picture

Today the FIFA World Cup kicked off with the host Brazil winning against Croatia 3 – 1. Roy Hay recounts the eventful history of the Australian football team.

Should the Queen be the last Australian monarch?

Simon Longstaff's picture

Whether or not Australia should become a republic is an ongoing question. Simon Longstaff, Chair of the Intelligence Squared Debates, says now is a good time to discuss the options.


Coexistence and common sense with GM

Jim Pratley's picture

A court found a farmer not responsible for genetically modified material blowing onto his neighbour's organic farm. Professor of Agriculture Jim Pratley says the judgement is a victory of common sense.

What have Big Data, the Internet of Things and Civil Rights have to do with each other?

Malcolm Crompton's picture

Where is the connection between the collection of digital data and the civil rights movement? Malcolm Crompton explains and urges us to consider the implications.

It’s time for our day, Australia

David Morris's picture

Many Australians are disillusioned with politics and their leaders. David Morris says we need to improve our system of government, have an objective head of state and free ourselves from the colonial thinking of the past.