Malcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as 29th Prime Minister of Australia. He won in a Liberal Party leadership ballot against former Prime Minister Tony Abbott with 54 against 44 votes on Monday evening. Julie Bishop was confirmed as deputy leader, defeating Kevin Andrews with 70 to his 30 votes.
After 23 years of consecutive growth, Australia is at a crossroads. Kate Carnell, CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, identifies five areas where Australia is falling behind and can take action to improve.
You’ve got the whole weekend to recycle any unwanted items for this year’s National Op Shop Week. Dominique Pendleton says you might find something to fill up the new found space in your cupboard while helping others in the community who are doing it tough.
Every time the Australian Bureau of Statistics releases its monthly figures for unemployment rate and employment growth, both sides on politics tend to jump on these numbers immediately. Ben Phillips from the University of Canberra says there's a better way to interpret job data.
More than half of the jobs students are currently studying for will be automated in 10 years. David Coleman says we need to give young people a chance to develop skills which are relevant to their future.
Probably no politician would explicitly advocate unfairness – but what exactly is fair, just and equitable? Dr Neil Byron says we need a broad-based discussion of what we want our society, economy and environment to look like in the next 50 years.