Australia's Faulty Welfare Program Shows the Perils of 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."
Ten Years Since Cronulla, Things are Most Definitely Worse
Australia has generally treated the Cronulla riots as an aberration. But as I watched images of the Cronulla riots unfold on TV 10 years ago, I remember an overwhelming feeling of inevitability.
The Bronwyn Bishop Cheat Sheet
Too busy to hate-watch 'Parliament Question Time' with regularity? Here's everything you need to know about the freshly-resigned Speaker of the House and her helicopter related downfall.
A Blow-by-Blow Account of the Wong vs Bernardi Gay Marriage Debate
It was set to be the most fascinating meeting of the minds since Gore Vidal debated the Iran-Contra affair with a small plate of cottage cheese.