Australia has some of the most restrictive labour laws in the globe. With further laws recently introduced, our stagnant wage growth is set to get worse.
This morning, Tim Costello said that Christians fearing persecution in Australia should “calm down”. However, the perception of a threat to religion, and the judgments made to offer that protection, are not new.
The plan to build bars in the underground tunnels under St. James station is quintessentially Sydney. We love to elevate the gaudy possibilities instead of fixing what doesn’t work.
The censorship laws in this country do not reflect our modern experience. Instead, our government is making our choices for us.
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.
Over in the US, new laws have come into action protecting those parents who allow their kids to do things on their lonesome. What a world.
Late last year, Malcolm Turnbull contemporised WW1-era laws, which now involves jailing those citizens who leak information the government wants to keep under wraps.
This week we celebrate the forefather of fake news, by nitpicking many Trump things. That, and whether you can take an alien bride or not. I know you’re curious.
I sat down with the peerless John Laws to discuss the enemies of the past, his hopes for the future, and the world beyond that. If you think the great man has mellowed with age, think again.
An 18-year-old in Austria is suing her parents over childhood pictures shared to Facebook.
What does our next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Chloe Drougas asks can Australia do more to change attitudes toward smoking, worldwide?
Police in NY are rolling out Random Text Checks. Considering our laws that impinge civil liberties, it won’t be long before it hits here. So, have you been texting tonight, Sir?
The Turnbull government purports freedom of press and reporting, but her actions are in stark contrast to these words.
While the idea is not new, under the current legislation, you can be fined for offensive language – we swear.
In the face of further restrictions, the President of the Australian Cyclists Party has drafted an apology the NSW Gov can use. Whenever they’re ready.
Frank Sinatra was charged with seduction in 1938, but did you know that seduction was also a civil offence in Australia? Ugur Nedim gives us a brief history.
With the legalisation of medicinal marijuana ever closer, Rob Idol says it’s time to focus on the health benefits, not the assumed stigma.
With new laws coming into effect, Ugur Nedim cautions that our fears regarding freedom of speech in Australia may be about to be realised.
Natasha Mann has a message for the MPs looking to criminalise abortion – we all fuck up sometimes, and making abortion illegal won’t stop it from happening.