Whistleblowers un-gagged in Australia

Whistleblowers un-gagged in Australia

Australia dropped secrecy rules which were unnecessary, undermined democratic accountability and were likely to have been unconstitutional, writes Kelsi Farrington

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
A protester holds a placard during a rally in support of refugees in central Sydney, Australia, 19 October 2015.

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country's prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Moana Beach, Adelaide.

Australia: a nice, friendly, sunny place?

There are many myths about the country that just don't hold up, writes Stephen Langford.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected 10 years ago in 2006 as the first female Presiding Bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church and also the first female primate in the Anglican Communion.

Worse than fiction: discrimination against women

Domestic violence has deep roots within modern society, but too often our legal system privileges the status quo instead of protecting the vulnerable, writes Brian Loffler.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Stop forced closures!

Stop forced closures!

Amy Hall reports on the threat to remote communities in Australia.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

Reasons to be cheerful

Good news on fracking, FARC and femicide.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

Making waves: Barat Ali Batoor

The Afghan photo-journalist is using his own experience of asylum to help others. He speaks to Michelle Slater.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
More than just words, ‘our language is linked to our land,’ say Kaurna Elders.

Marni naa pudni Kaurna yarta-ana (Welcome to Kaurna country)

Half of the 200 indigenous languages spoken in Australia before the British arrived have died and fewer than 20 are being taught to the next generation. But Katrina Power is one of those busy bucking the trend.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
Abled people say

Abled people say

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014

John Pilger: Australia's silent apartheid

The investigative journalist and filmmaker tells Hazel Healy about his new film, and explains why Australia is still on an international ‘shame list’.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013

Australia: gas hub threat

A divided community weighs up whether to protect aboriginal lands or opt for $1.3 billion in compensation.

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NI 457 - Bad medicine - November, 2012
Australian Greens have fought hard for a levy on big polluters.

Australia puts a price on carbon

Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012

Tea and paranoia

Politicians in the US and Australia play the anti-immigration card.

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Smiley-faced monopolists August, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Cuba October, 2014
Gold trouble September, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Bad medicine November, 2012
Co-operatives July, 2012
The far right gets respectable June, 2011
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