After the Senate passed the Greens bill to establish a federal anti-corruption commission and the government faces new pressure to establish a strong, independent anti-corruption body, new research shows that the existing Australian Commission f
Some allegations around Crown Casino fall within ACLEI’s jurisdiction, but others do not – and, in any case, ACLEI’s powers are too limited. A National Integrity Commission is needed for the allegations to be fully aired and investigated.
Eight in ten Australians (81%) are now concerned about climate change resulting in more droughts and flooding according to a new benchmark report released today by the Australia Institute.
The annual Climate of the Nation report has tracked Australian attitudes on climate change for over a decade.
Climate of the Nation 2019 is the second report produced by The Australia Institute, continuing the work of The Climate Institute (2007-2017).
The recent Pacific Islands Forum turned from a 'Pacific step up' to a Pacific step back for Scott Morrison, as Australia held a hardline on coal and emissions cuts.
New research shows seven in ten Australians (72%) think that, if Australia is at risk of a recession, the Government should prioritise economic stimulus over the budget surplus.
New research released today by The Australia Institute shows that the vast majority of Australians prioritise production of food for Australian consumption, and support for family farms in the Murray Darling Basin.
Ever wondered what happens to Tasmania’s beautiful native forests when they are logged? The answer will shock you! As our latest infographic shows just 3% is used for sawn wood and wood-based panels. A STAGGERING 65% GETS LEFT TO ROT (OR BURN) ON THE FOREST FLOOR, while 23% gets turned into wood chips for export. Contrary to the claims of the industry, the main ‘product’ from native forestry is waste!
Part One of a Politics in the Pub talk by Professor Barbara Norman. Prof Norman offers her vision for a sustainable Canberra: one with better public transport, access to renewable energy, better designed suburbs and community hubs. Barbara is the Head of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Canberra. She is also co-director of Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF) and an adjunct professor with the Australian National University. Barbara has extensive experience in the public sector and is a former national president of the Planning Institute of Australia.
Part One of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss' talk to Politics in the Pub in Canberra discussing the impact of the mining industry's boom on the rest of the economy. He poses the question 'Does Australia ride on the miner's back?'
Part one of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss in conversation with Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown at Politics in the Pub.