According to Helen Eason of activist group GMAC, the stolen generation is not some unfortunate footnote in history, it is continuing in modern Australia.
In a bill that was rushed through last week, the Turnbull government has clamped down on freedom of expression under the guise of national security.
Despite the recommendations enacted, those in the church are still not required to disclose what they hear during confessions.
We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.
In an effort to remove Peter Dutton from the conversation, one lobby group has renewed their war against his electorate. We spoke to the minds behind it.
In an effort to stop illicit drug use, one state premier is looking to send drug-detecting dogs into high schools.
Peter Dutton is again stoking the fires of paranoia, as it seems he’s keen to magnify the domestic powers of the intelligence community.
The Victorian Liberals are looking to favour stringent new laws that will protect the sex work industry, but not those who work in it.
Complete legalisation of cannabis has met resistance. To explain the finer points, Greens leader Richard Di Natale was good enough to sit down with us.
According to freely available data, it seems that the indigenous youth of this nation are being unfairly targeted by the NSW police.
The Turnbull government has looked to streamline medicinal cannabis use, however, it is NSW that is leading the way.
Wage growth is stifled, industrial action is non-existent. We spoke to ACTU secretary Sally McManus about the change she looks to enable.
According to a recent report, the numbers of female prisoners behind bars in NSW are seriously on the rise. But why?
For many of us, the issue of digital privacy is a vexing one. We’re not entirely sure about how much we still have, so we’re unsure how hard we should fight to maintain it.
As it stands CJ Palmer is behind bars for testing positive to HIV. Despite identifying as a woman, she is serving time in a male maximum security prison.
We’ve learned about the brutality of the massacre through bitter experience. But while these things may have happened long ago, we should not quickly forget.
Jacinda Ardern has railed against the Turnbull government’s changes that could see Kiwi offenders swiftly returned to NZ despite the lives they have built in Australia.
Recently, once peaceful anti-mining protest group took in the surrounding areas affected by the mining push in the Hunter Valley. Despite this, there was a noticeable police presence in tow.
The problem of Indigenous suicide is one that demands our attention. Despite the awful figures, change is at hand, but progress is slow.
In the latest move, the Berejiklian government are now looking to police teen thought crime, as those they suspect of extremism will now be subject to monitoring.
Despite the creation of a corruption watchdog, misdealings are still rife in the NSW police force. While there has been progress, work remains to be done.
Late last year, Australia stepped towards equality with the marriage vote. However, in the new year, a gender is still woefully misrepresented.