Tag: The Greens

Auditing Indigenous Poverty

Jon Altman

30 Jun 2016

A major challenge all political parties face is that Indigenous poverty is deeply embedded and structural and will take a long time, innovative policy and major investments to address. The diversity of Indigenous circumstances means that a diversity of approaches will be required, but the major parties are committed to mainstreaming or normalisation options. It is only the Greens that are serious about the recognition of difference and the need for approaches that emphasise social…

Getting Real About Growth

When growth may no longer mean jobs, we might ask: are any of our political parties facing reality?

James Price Point: Victory or Loss?

The proposed—and seemingly doomed—gas hub at James Price Point has been a kind of Rorschach test, reflecting observers’ ideological leanings back to them. Accordingly, when in early April Woodside Petroleum announced it would shelve the project, this news was cast both in tragic and triumphant terms. For years the gas hub had been the epicentre […]

Producing Refugees (Editorial 1) Permission to Abuse (Editorial 2)

By John Hinkson

Death of Labor?

Labor is not questioning its frame of reference writes Alison Caddick

Hidden Money

Lack of transparency in political donations erodes the democracy that parties are elected to protect argue lee rhiannon and Norman Thompson