Category: Current Affairs
Inaugural Lecture Conflict and connection between Aboriginal people and settlers in Australia’s colonial past In recent years, Australia has publicly grappled with its history of violence between colonial settlers and Aboriginal people, where covert battles unfolded between strangers from across a cultural divide, and beneath the radar of the law. But on a shared frontier, […]
The case for transformational economic change in the face of the automotive industry’s approaching collapse With every passing day we’re another step closer to the end of automotive manufacturing in Australia. But before that fateful day arrives we must, as a society, make a critical choice. Will we merely attempt to shift our existing skill-sets […]
The federal election of August 2010 delivered a hung parliament for the first time since the 1940s.
During the past two decades the Australian wine industry boomed, more than doubling its share of global wine output to 5% and expanding exports from less than one tenth to two thirds of total sales