How to move beyond simplistic debates that demonise Islam

The Muslim diaspora means that people live in many parts of the world. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-SANew Zealand is a religiously and ethnically....

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Want a safer world for your children? Teach them about diverse religions and worldviews

Students are far more understanding of their religious peers if they attend classes about religious diversity. from shutterstock.comAround 80% of seco....

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Don't wait for a crisis – start planning your aged care now

The earlier you start planning, the better. ShutterstockMost Australians prefer to die at home but few adequately plan for it. Consequently, just one....

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Right-wing extremism has a long history in Australia

The first step in coming to terms with the attack in Christchurch is to understand that it has been produced by right wing extremism, both in Australi....

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Kebab urbanism: Melbourne's 'other' cafe makes the city a more human place

The kebab van enlivens and humanises otherwise unattractive and abandoned parts of the city. James Connor, Author providedThe ubiquitous kebab van has....

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Skills like 'crap detection' can help kids meet cybersecurity challenges head on

Children will skirt around tech barriers if they feel restricted. from www.shutterstock.comHow well are we preparing the typical primary school kid f....

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Expanding gas mining threatens our climate, water and health

Australia, like its competitors Qatar, Canada and the United States, aspires to become the world’s largest exporter of gas, arguing this helps importi....

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Depending on who you are, the benefits of a cashless society are greatly overrated

Cashless payment systems are not socially neutral. They discriminate against the 'unbanked'. ShutterstockAfter recreational cannabis use becam....

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Christchurch attack strains Australian-Turkish relations ahead of ANZAC day

Weeks ahead of the ANZAC commemoration at Gallipoli, serious tensions erupted between Australia and Turkey, after threatening comments by Turkish Pres....

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The government is right - immigration helps us rather than harms us

Opponents of Australia’s strong immigration program will be disappointed. In announcing a cut in Australia’s migration ceiling from 190,000 to 160,00....

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