Centrelink's Debt Crisis Shows How the Government Can Abuse Big Data
"This is a political failure dressed up as an an IT failure... [Big data is] a powerful tool. How that tool is used—for good or evil—depends on how accountable the people are who wield it."
Did Australia Just Legalise Marijuana to Avoid Embarrassment?
After the stoner sloth ads, legalising weed is a bit like buying a leather jacket.
Australia Just Passed a Bill to Legalise Medical Marijuana
The bill passed in both houses today, paving the way for medicinal cannabis products to be grown, manufactured, and prescribed in Australia.
Australia Will Probably Have a Medicinal Weed Industry as of Today
The Turnbull government expects to pass legislation today legalising cannabis for medical and scientific purposes.
A Christmas Message From Tony Abbott
It's Christmas time in Australia! A glorious, welcoming time when people of all religions, all members of our secular society, come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.