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Chief health officers are in the spotlight like never before. Here’s what goes on behind the scenes

  Joel Carrett/AAP Image Until COVID-19, few people knew anything about Australia’s chief medical officer or the state and territories’ chief health officers. Now they...

Jacinda Ardern and Labour returned in a landslide — 5 experts on a historic New Zealand election

Drawing: Wes Mountain/The Conversation The pre-election polls suggested it might happen. But the fact that Labour and Jacinda Ardern have provisionally won an outright...

Latest $84 million cuts rip the heart out of the ABC, and our democracy

Picture: Shuttlestock At the height of the coronavirus emergency, and on the back of devastating bushfires, Australia’s much awarded and trusted national broadcaster has...

Local Government ‘Circular Innovation’ Sprint

Join over fifty of your local government peers and industry leading facilitators in this participative workshop that will help you cultivate skills, processes and...

The government needs to better enforce the laws it creates, to protect franchise workers

Workers don’t have much recourse if they are underpaid by a franchise The government’s recent proposal to amend the Fair Work Act makes it...